NET Framework 20 and Visual Studio 2005 development
- October 07, 2008
The open-source version of .NET known as Mono now supports C# 3.0, LINQ, Visual Basic 8. Mono 2.0 also features a debugger for managed code -- a new feature for the project -- as well the Mono Migration Analyzer (MoMA), a tool that analyzes .NET ...
- February 11, 2008
Yahoo has rejected Microsoft's bid to buy the company for more than $40 billion, saying Microsoft's offer "substantially undervalues" Yahoo. A Yahoo-AOL deal has been suggested.
- January 25, 2008
Software configuration management tool maker AccuRev used newly available Microsoft APIs to create its AccuBridge for Visual Studio 2005 plug-in. A user at a major airline credits the product for a highly graphical view into a software project's ...
- October 30, 2007
There are many compelling reasons to migrate projects from .NET 1.0 and 1.1 to a later version of the .NET Framework. A recent Burton Group report offers advice for developers considering such migrations.
- October 28, 2007
A CTO employed IdeaBlade DevForce 3.0 ORM tools in a .NET 2.0 application using C# in order to achieve better abstraction in a software architecture.
- October 15, 2007
The latest iteration of CodeGear RAD Studio supports ASP.NET 2.0 and ADO.NET 2.0. It also offers a model-driven development framework for .NET 2.0.
- September 11, 2007
Security patches for Visual Studio versions that run Crystal Reports have been issued as part of Microsoft's Patch Tuesday.
- July 05, 2007
Among the products in the new suite from 9Rays.Net is a component for extracting text in the .NET development environment.
- July 02, 2007
Some Visual Studio add-ins are quite expensive. But every once in a while, a free add-in comes along that hits the spot. So I've gathered a sampling of the best open-source and no-cost add-ins that are worthy of a place on your tool belt. Once you ...
- June 28, 2007
This podcast revisits the recent Visual Studio 2005 SP1 released specifically for Windows Vista and points out three things of interest to .NET developers.
- June 04, 2007
Microsoft spits out such a steady stream of little tools and utilities, they sometimes fall under the radar of all but the most vigilant developers. To make certain you haven't overlooked these helpful developer downloads; I've gathered 10 freebies ...
- March 31, 2007
The company has released a third Visual Basic 2005 add-in, known as a Power Pack, and is soliciting suggestions for future tools.
- March 05, 2007
Microsoft has released its fourth and final SDK for Visual Studio 2005. The focus in this release is to make the SDK easier to use for veterans and newcomers alike.
- March 02, 2007
Microsoft has published several guidelines for bringing Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 applications in line with the new Daylight Savings Time (DST) regulations.
- February 16, 2007
In this podcast, two MSDN developer evangelists discuss how Windows Vista lets developers focus less on "plumbing" code and more on building a better user experience.