• November 23, 2010 23 Nov'10

    OData gets Pervasive treatment

    Pervasive Data, announced that it now has direct connectivity to OData. Pervasive now allows customers to create automated data flows that connect to OData.

  • November 02, 2010 02 Nov'10

    At PDC: Microsoft's Muglia talks about Azure Platform as a Service advances

    Windows Azure as platform for applications gained attention at Microsoft’s PDC in Redmond, Wash. Platform as a Service [PaaS] is where the future of the cloud computing resides, said Bob Muglia, President of Server and Tools Business for Microsoft.

  • October 19, 2010 19 Oct'10

    Ray Ozzie out as Microsoft CSA - pursuing entertainment projects

    Microsoft announced today that Ray Ozzie plans to step down from his position as Chief Software Architect for the company.

  • October 19, 2010 19 Oct'10

    Legend Ray Ozzie out as Microsoft CSA - pursuing entertainment projects

    Microsoft announces Chief Software Architect Ray Ozzie's plans to step down after five years. At the company, he pushed the Azure cloud effort.

  • June 02, 2010 02 Jun'10

    The 'VB.NET or C#' debate: It's all in the syntax

    Microsoft development experts say Visual Basic and C# have become nearly identical in function as the .NET Framework has matured. Choosing whether to use VB.NET or C# is more or less a matter of which syntax style you prefer. Despite the ...

  • May 20, 2010 20 May'10

    Q&A: Visual Studio expert on using Silverlight, ASP.NET MVC and XAML

    When learning Visual Studio 2010, how do you decide on WPF or Silverlight? When will you have to move from visual editors to actual code, and what challenges might you face with ASP.NET MVC? In this Q&A, author and Microsoft MVP Joe Mayo tackles ...

  • May 18, 2010 18 May'10

    Q&A: Author and Microsoft C# MVP highlights new enhancements and common challenges with Visual Studi

    While Microsoft fixed many issues to Visual Studio in version 2010, updates are "evolutionary not revolutionary," says author Alex Mackey. In VS 2010/.NET 4.0, Microsoft updated a number of APIs and has made parallelization much easier. On the down ...

  • May 10, 2010 10 May'10

    Where Microsoft fits in the open source world

    Brian Goldfarb is director of Developer Platform and Tools at Microsoft. In a recent email interview, he talked about Microsoft's evolving strategy on open source and contributions the company has made to the open source community.

  • April 29, 2010 29 Apr'10

    Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 hits the mark: What developers are saying

    Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 was released recently and so far developers and analysts have mostly positive feedback. With a host of new development and test tools, fixes to buggy tools and a WPF-based IDE, early adopters are saying VS 2010 hits the ...

  • April 20, 2010 20 Apr'10

    Q&A: Why Microsoft TSF 2010 improvements and WPF base matter to Visual Studio developers

    What's changed in Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2010 and why are those changes important to Visual Studio 2010? Also, what's the significance of part of Visual Studio 2010 being built on Windows Presentation Foundation? Microsoft MVP Steven ...

  • April 19, 2010 19 Apr'10

    Q&A: Microsoft MVP surveys Visual Studio 2010's debugging, test tools

    Microsoft new release of Visual Studio, VS 2010, offers enhancements in debugging and diagnostic tools, according to Microsoft MVP Steven Porter. In this Q&A, he points out new VS 2010 enhancements that streamline development and gives his verdict ...

  • March 30, 2010 30 Mar'10

    Windows Azure's hidden compute costs

    Many developers have voiced frustration with Microsoft Windows Azure's compute costs, which charges them regardless of CPU usage. The pricing structure seems more reasonable to enterprises, who stand to reduce administrative and infrastructural ...

  • March 29, 2010 29 Mar'10

    IronRuby offers options for .NET developers, brings open source to Microsoft

    The moat around the .NET programming community has long been difficult to cross from either direction. Developers from both sides see IronRuby, an open source implementation of Ruby for the .NET platform, as a possible crossing point.

  • March 24, 2010 24 Mar'10

    Simplifying .NET performance management

    DynaTrace has unveiled the next major version of its flagship application performance measurement (APM) tool, which includes FastPacks that simplify the process of monitoring Microsoft applications.

  • January 28, 2010 28 Jan'10

    Early Azure adopters porting over .NET apps for more scalability

    Microsoft Azure's first adopters are porting over existing applications more than they seem to be building all new ones. While a developer proficient in Visual Studio can write apps for behind the firewall or Azure's cloud computing platform, ...

  • January 12, 2010 12 Jan'10

    Early Azure adopter sees financial benefits of cloud computing

    When Advanced Telemetry, an energy consumption monitoring and management provider, realized they could not accommodate their rapid growth with on-site infrastructure, they looked at cloud computing options to expand their computing resources.

  • December 22, 2009 22 Dec'09

    Developer advantages and challenges of Microsoft's Azure

    Roger Jennings discusses which organizations and types of applications are likely to take the best advantage of Microsoft's new cloud computing service, Azure Services Platform.

  • December 21, 2009 21 Dec'09

    Windows Azure cloud computing services, part one

    Roger Jennings, principal consultant at Oakleaf Systems and the author of a new book on Windows Azure, discusses the impending release of Windows Azure, its current state, and which organizations and types of apps are likely to take the best ...

  • December 09, 2009 09 Dec'09

    Q&A: Exploring Microsoft Azure, cloud and Silverlight futures

    Software veteran Andrew Brust deals out new insights into the present scene and futurescape of Microsoft Azure, Silverlight and cloud computing. In particular, Brust -- chief of new technology at twentysix New York -- analyzes where Azure is now, ...

  • November 25, 2009 25 Nov'09

    Inside Visual Studio 2010

    Microsoft is released Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2. Find out key features of Microsoft's next-generation development environment, and learn key features of the Framework, Visual Basic, and C#.

  • November 13, 2009 13 Nov'09

    Build and unit test Windows Azure projects from TFS Team Build

    Windows Azure Storage a fast, scalable, and reliable storage solution for your Windows Azure applications. With the Windows Azure SDK, you get a version of Azure's cloud server and cloud storage that run on your desktop – DevFabric.exe and ...

  • November 13, 2009 13 Nov'09

    Run Visual Studio Web Tests from a Team Foundation Server Build

    One of the features of Visual Studio 2008 is the ability to test Web applications using Web Tests. Web Tests allow you to record a user's path through a running Web application and turn these actions into an automated test that Visual Studio can ...

  • November 02, 2009 02 Nov'09

    Microsoft lightens up to Eclipse for PHP, Azure related application building

    Microsoft is working with open source companies Tasktop Technologies and Soyatec on interoperability projects focused on using the Eclipse platform to take advantage of the new features in Windows 7 and Window Server 2008 R2, and improve Java and ...

  • October 06, 2009 06 Oct'09

    Microsoft releases free Web development tools

    Microsoft announced a handful of free tools and technologies that developers can take advantage of to simplify creating professional Web sites.

  • September 16, 2009 16 Sep'09

    Create iPhone apps with .NET

    Novell announced the availability of MonoTouch 1.0, a software-developer kit (SDK) that enables developers to create iPhone- and iPod Touch-based apps that leverage the Mono versions of .NET.

  • September 02, 2009 02 Sep'09

    Getting started with Microsoft Azure for developers

    This is a four-part series from contributor Patrick Meader for developers to get started with Microsoft Azure.

  • August 26, 2009 26 Aug'09

    Embarcadero RAD Studio 2010

    Embarcadero Technologies announced a new version of its RAD Studio, called RAD Studio 2010, featuring updated versions of Delphi, C++ Builder, and Delphi Prism and comes in three SKUs: Professional, Enterprise, and Architect.

  • August 17, 2009 17 Aug'09

    Create Windows 7 apps to win cash, trips to PDC

    Microsoft is sponsoring a contest for the best applications that take advantage of Windows 7. Find out more about the contest and how to enter.

  • August 10, 2009 10 Aug'09

    Windows 7 for developers

    Find out the common issues you might face in the wake of a new version of Windows and get the official Microsoft sites for tackling these issues in Windows 7.

  • August 10, 2009 10 Aug'09

    Windows 7 goes RTM

    Microsoft has released Windows 7 to manufacturing, indicating that it will start appearing in OEM computer systems in the near future.

  • August 04, 2009 04 Aug'09

    Microsoft launches Silverlight 3 and Expression 3

    Microsoft launched Version 3 of both Microsoft Expression and Silverlight, becoming core parts of ongoing Web content creation strategy for both developers and designers.

  • May 14, 2009 14 May'09

    Microsoft's message at TechEd: make the most of what you have

    Businesses are less likely to invest in brand-new projects, so Microsoft's message at this year's TechEd is for developers to use their existing resources to their fullest.

  • May 06, 2009 06 May'09

    Microsoft "WebSphere Loves Windows" ads tout cost, performance vs. AIX

    Microsoft's new ad campaign, "WebSphere Loves Windows," compares an IBM Power6 server running AIX to an HP blade running Windows. According to Microsoft, the Windows box isn't just cheaper; it has better performance, too.

  • April 02, 2009 02 Apr'09

    Silverlight plug-in for Eclipse highlights Microsoft's work on interop

    Microsoft says the new plug-in, which was developed by Microsoft partner Soyatec, represents another step toward interoperability and its ongoing relationship with the open source community.

  • March 03, 2009 03 Mar'09

    Microsoft releases new CTP of Oslo SDK

    The January 2009 release is giving developers a better idea of how Oslo's tools and languages will look, but its relationship to Windows and the .NET framework is still up in the air.

  • February 12, 2009 12 Feb'09

    Moonlight 1.0 release brings Silverlight to Linux

    Moonlight, an open source implementation of Microsoft's Silverlight platform for RIAs, has passed all of Microsoft's regression tests, according to project lead Miguel de Icaza. With the 1.0 release, the project now turns its focus towards catching ...

  • February 06, 2009 06 Feb'09

    Microsoft cuts Visual Studio 2008 upgrade prices as VS 2010 looms

    The company is also offering discounts on VSTS. Best of all, the upgrade prices apply even if you're currently using a free IDE like Visual Studio Express or IBM's Eclipse.

  • January 07, 2009 07 Jan'09

    Silverlight, Ajax components require different approach to UI

    Ajax components and Silverlight components aren't just different in their underlying technologies, according to UI components vendor Infragistics. Users also expect a different look and feel depending on which technology they're using.

  • December 03, 2008 03 Dec'08

    Java application frameworks come to .NET

    Third-party application frameworks have been popular in the Java world for years, but several projects are now trying to bring those tools to .NET. Frameworks like Spring for .NET are introducing developers to concepts like aspect-oriented ...

  • November 19, 2008 19 Nov'08

    Microsoft offers startups free development tools, MSDN subscription

    BizSpark gives new ISVs free development tools, including full versions of Visual Studio and an MSDN Premium subscription.. The company hopes the program will encourage startups to develop for Windows without having to worry about up-front costs.

  • November 14, 2008 14 Nov'08

    Microsoft announces promotions for Visual Studio, MSDN

    Microsoft announced several promotions for Visual Studio 2008 and MSDN subscriptions at TechEd EMEA in Bracelona, Brazil earlier this week. The company also rehashed some of .NET 3.5's improvements, as well as planned improvements to VS 2010.

  • October 28, 2008 28 Oct'08

    Microsoft PDC gives a taste of Windows 7, Visual Studio 2010

    A pair of keynotes on day 2 of PDC gave developers a glimpse of Windows 7 and Visual Studio 2010, and then showed them how to build a basic application for Windows Azure, the cloud computing platform that took center stage at the conference ...

  • October 13, 2008 13 Oct'08

    WPF application speeds development, back-end integration

    A WPF application can give you the best of a .NET back end and a browser-based front end. When a Xerox design lead had trouble finding a Flash programmer who could also work with the company's .NET back end, he tried replacing the Flash component of...

  • October 08, 2008 08 Oct'08

    The faces of .NET/Java interoperability

    Web Services remain the primary tool for developers interested in integrating the functionality of .NET and Java applications. Sometimes speed is not a particular issue. But some developers face a much tougher challenge when looking to optimize ...

  • October 07, 2008 07 Oct'08

    Mono 2.0 moves .NET apps to Linux - includes migration analyzer

    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 ...

  • September 22, 2008 22 Sep'08

    .NET Development coming to a Cloud near you

    Cloud computing platforms allow developers to write applications with scalability built into the underlying infrastructure. But not all is the same in the Cloud.

  • September 18, 2008 18 Sep'08

    Distributed caching goes mainstream

    Distributing caching technology is starting to gain head of stream in the industry with numerous software companies -- some old, some new -- vying for a larger piece of the market.

  • September 03, 2008 03 Sep'08

    LINQ in Visual Studio 2008 addresses object data modeling

    In the relational world, a database is normalized and data is spread across many different levels. At the object layer, developers have to deal with the data as if it was still in tables. A user tells us that LINQ, a key ingredient of Visual Studio ...

  • August 12, 2008 12 Aug'08

    Silverlight at Beijing Olympics

    Microsoft Silverlight deployments are likely to get a major leg-up this month as the rich Internet application (RIA) framework of choice for the 2008 Beijing Olympics. NBC has chosen Silverlight as the media player to drive what is anticipated to be...

  • July 23, 2008 23 Jul'08

    As some target upstart Silverlight, WinForms and ASP.NET remain strong

    The rush of interest in Microsoft's Silverlight rich interactive client should not obscure the fact that WinForms and ASP.NET are established and preferred by many developers. Several component makers discuss the many-headed means of Microsoft UI ...

  • July 16, 2008 16 Jul'08

    SharePoint hot? 'Clouds' rolling in? - Ballmer speaks at partner event

    SharePoint momentum, cloud computing and open source were on the agenda when Steve Ballmer spoke last week at Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference.

  • July 15, 2008 15 Jul'08

    ASP.NET Ajax components: Vendor roundtable -- Part 3

    ASP.NET Ajax component makers discuss the roles of AJAX and open-source software in a virtual roundtable.

  • June 25, 2008 25 Jun'08

    Thoughts on Bill Gates' legacy

    Lou Mazzucchelli, a venture partner with Ridgewood Capital, shares his thoughts on Bill Gates' legacy, which he hopes has yet to be created.

  • June 25, 2008 25 Jun'08

    Goodbye, Mr. Gates

    Experts and pundits, friendly and otherwise, take a reckoning on Bill Gates and his legacy. His long-awaited retirement from day-do-day Microsoft chores is nigh.

  • June 25, 2008 25 Jun'08

    An editor's consideration of Gates

    A lot of viewers saw Bill Gates as lucky. One person's consideration of Gates, as he leaves Microsoft's day-to-day high-tech battles to address humanitarian concerns, is that he is also notable for his common sense approach.

  • June 25, 2008 25 Jun'08

    MVP view on Gates' legacy: Geeks can be cool, too

    As Bill Gates moves away from day-to-day participation in Microsoft, beginning in July 2008, it seems like a good time to consider Gates legacy as seen among the developer ranks his software supported. What emerges is a mixed, but largely positive ...

  • June 17, 2008 17 Jun'08

    Infragistics Silverlight 2.0 chart and gauge components released

    Infragistics unveiled chart and gauge components for Microsoft Silverlight beta 2. The company also released Web Slider and Web Hierarchical Data Source controls for ASP.NET AJAX. The 2.0 version of Silverlight is much more usable for developers, ...

  • June 04, 2008 04 Jun'08

    Silverlight and Parallel .NET updates due from Microsoft

    At TechEd for Developers, Microsoft disclosed technology previews for parallel programming and distributed in-memory caching. It also announced a Go Live license for Silverlight 2.0.

  • June 03, 2008 03 Jun'08

    Outgoing Bill Gates says UML on tap in Oslo SOA modeler

    Microsoft will incorporate UML as part of its effort to create its Oslo unified modeling environment for SOA, Chairman Bill Gates told attendees at TechEd 2008 for Developers in Orlando, Fla. The comments came as part of a wide-ranging presentation ...

  • May 28, 2008 28 May'08

    ASP.NET Ajax components: Vendor roundtable -- Part 2

    With the Ajax tool market flourishing, we enlisted the help of thought leaders in the Microsoft ecosystem of Ajax component providers to participate in a virtual roundtable discussing key trends in this space as Ajax moves from cool to commonplace.

  • May 17, 2008 17 May'08

    ASP.NET Ajax components: Vendor roundtable -- Part 1

    With the AJAX tool market flourishing, enlisted the help of thought leaders in the ecosystem of Microsoft-related Ajax component providers to participate in a virtual roundtable.

  • May 07, 2008 07 May'08

    .NET StockTrader app targets services, load balancing and fail over

    On the road to the Oslo SOA scheme, Microsoft added new Configuration Services to its .NET StockTrader sample application. The tools are said to improve scalability, load balancing and fail over.

  • May 07, 2008 07 May'08

    Visual Studio bridging plug-in speeds Java development

    At JavaOne, JNBridge announced middleware tools that let Eclipse developers create .NET apps and Visual Studio developers access Java. A user says 64-bit shared-memory support and data compression features help the bridging software to excel in ...

  • April 22, 2008 22 Apr'08

    Microsoft links BizTalk to RFID to Windows Mobile apps

    Microsoft made available a private beta for Microsoft BizTalk RFID Mobile, with general availability expected in late this year. It is said to simplify development of mobile applications that expose real-time business information.

  • April 16, 2008 16 Apr'08

    Mainsoft introduces .NET-to-Java translation tool

    Interop house Mainsoft announced Mainsoft for Java EE Version 2.2, an interoperability toolkit that translates .NET code into Java applications. It enables a development team to write applications using C# and VB.NET and translate these to run on a ...

  • April 08, 2008 08 Apr'08

    Podcast: Windows CardSpace authors speak

    CardSpace was one of many elements to see light of day with the release of .NET 3.5. It is an Identity Meta System. We spoke recently with Vittorio Bertocci and Caleb Baker on the topic.

  • March 27, 2008 27 Mar'08

    Open XML SDK ready for the road

    Microsoft has released Open XML SDK Roadmap and is getting ready to ship version 1.0 in May, with Version 2.0 scheduled for later this year. Although a CTP version has been available since last June, the final release includes a number of updates ...

  • March 19, 2008 19 Mar'08

    Some of the Zen of Volta

    Coming from Microsoft Labs and still in its early gestation, Volta is a methodology allowing developers to create apps without regard to eventual deployment, and to declaratively partition Web application elements across tiers.

  • March 12, 2008 12 Mar'08

    Scaling WCF applications can challenge development teams

    IDesign's Michele Bustamante told an SD West audience that scalability and throughput issues for Windows Communication Foundation can be addressed if proper consideration is given to channel overhead, the number of service hops, the hosting model, ...

  • March 05, 2008 05 Mar'08

    Microsoft touts rich Internet app development at Mix08

    UPDATED - Rich multimedia was on display as Microsoft rolled out a Silverlight 2.0 beta at MIX08 in Las Vegas. Technologist Ray Ozzie said rich Internet apps will come to rule the front end, while 'Cloud' computing will form a new back-end software ...

  • March 03, 2008 03 Mar'08

    A view on VS 2008: On-line agency sees reasons to upgrade

    Internet ad agency Spot Runner cites strong incentives to upgrade to Visual Studio 2008. Improvements in Team Foundation Server are among the benefits seen in the new version of the Microsoft tool suite.

  • February 22, 2008 22 Feb'08

    Using SharePoint, Office to develop portals and mashups

    SharePoint 2007 and Microsoft Office aren't just for the desktop anymore. A recent conference showed how they can be used to build portals and business mashups.

  • February 20, 2008 20 Feb'08

    Microsoft unit testing effort grows, still faces NUnit challenge

    The big unit testing trend in the .NET space this year seems to be the rollout of unit test software on Visual Studio 2008 workstations. But NUnit, recently released as NUnit 2.4.6, remains a challenging presence, and the open-source mbUnit ...

  • February 13, 2008 13 Feb'08

    Gates offers musings on Office, services at ODC

    Bill Gates' keynote address at the Office System Developers Conference focused on more than just Office. He also spoke about software plus services and the future of computing.

  • February 11, 2008 11 Feb'08

    Yahoo rejects Microsoft bid, may talk to AOL instead

    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.

  • February 06, 2008 06 Feb'08

    Jitterbit improvements assist with CRM, SharePoint apps

    The open-source application and database integration platform has expanded support for handling data and HTTP, which leave it better able to accommodate CRM and SharePoint apps, respectively.

  • February 06, 2008 06 Feb'08

    DataSynapse virtualization tool now supports .NET

    FabricServer, the enterprise application virtualization tool from DataSynapse, has added support for .NET 3.0, SharePoint 2007 and IIS.

  • February 06, 2008 06 Feb'08

    Shell Objects adds Visual Studio 2008, x64 support

    Version 9.0 of this component set from LogicNP Software adds support for VS 2008 and 64-bit computing. Components for creating wizards and Vista-style message boxes are new, too.

  • February 06, 2008 06 Feb'08

    Latest OR.NET release reduces generated code

    The open-source object-relational mapping tool uses generated code for all its operations. The latest release cuts down on the amount of code that comes out.

  • February 06, 2008 06 Feb'08

    Toolset auto generates test data for database testing

    DTM soft has released a set of tools that automatically generates test data for database testing purposes.

  • February 06, 2008 06 Feb'08

    Windows Developments: Product news February 2008

    This month's featured .NET development products include a SQL Server synchronizer, a set of ASP.NET data entry controls and a business rule deployment engine for .NET 3.0.

  • February 06, 2008 06 Feb'08

    Perpetuum unveils database synchronizer for .NET 2.0

    Database Restyle can create and synchronize database structures for .NET Framework 2.0 applications. Among the database schema it supports is LINQ to SQL.

  • February 04, 2008 04 Feb'08

    Assessing Microsoft's bid for Yahoo

    Microsoft's bid to buy Yahoo has sparked a whirlwind of analysis, rumor and debate. Here we offer a look at what has developed and try to tell you what it all means.

  • January 30, 2008 30 Jan'08

    ILOG Rules for .NET integrates with Office 2007, .NET 3.0

    By tying into Microsoft Office 2007 and the .NET Framework 3.0, ILOG Rules for .NET aims to ease the process of crafting and deploying business rules.

  • January 25, 2008 25 Jan'08

    SCM Visual Studio plug-in offers updated interface

    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 ...

  • January 17, 2008 17 Jan'08

    .NET Framework Library source code released

    The .NET Framework Library source code is now available for viewing, Microsoft has announced. The drop covers Base Class Libraries, certain client libraries, ADO.NET and XML.

  • January 16, 2008 16 Jan'08

    Spring.NET 1.1 brings AOP to .NET development

    After gaining footing in the Java world, the Spring.NET framework is making its way to the .NET platform. Working now with the ASP.NET Web application platform, Spring.NET supports Dependency Injection for pages, controls, modules and providers, ...

  • January 10, 2008 10 Jan'08

    Ajax.NET Professional retired

    The creator of Ajax.NET Professional announced that he has stopped working on the open-source Ajax framework. He recommends migrating projects to ASP.NET AJAX.

  • January 09, 2008 09 Jan'08

    .NET Framework goes multicore

    Extensions to the .NET Framework 3.5 are a first draft at history. A recent Parallel Extensions CTP begins to tap into the power of multiprocessor chips, while letting developers work with the familiar .NET paradigm. Many viewers have suggested that...

  • January 08, 2008 08 Jan'08

    Oracle updates data access components for Visual Studio 2008

    The company has released new data access components, called ODACs, which supports Visual Studio 2008 and the .NET Framework 3.5.

  • January 08, 2008 08 Jan'08

    Reporting tool now supports Word 2007 and VS 2008

    Stimulsoft Reports.Net, which can be used in WinForms or Web apps and exports reports in more than a dozen formats, now supports Word 2007.

  • January 08, 2008 08 Jan'08

    Windows Developments: Product news, January 2008

    This month's featured .NET development products include an updated Rhino Mocks, 3D components for WPF and data access tools from Oracle.

  • January 08, 2008 08 Jan'08

    ORM tool supports OLEDB and SQL functions

    GURA is an object-relational mapping tool that supports OLEDB databases and the full range of SQL functions.

  • January 08, 2008 08 Jan'08

    HelpSmith lets developers write Help documentation

    Divcom Software's HelpSmith 1.0 is a help authoring system for both .NET developers and technical writers.

  • January 08, 2008 08 Jan'08

    Axosoft bug tracker adds wiki, improves collaboration

    The company's OnTime 2008 adds a wiki that's based on a given development project's tree hierarchy. Concurrent edits are also addressed by "locking" items in use.

  • January 08, 2008 08 Jan'08

    Modeling tool provides 3D components for WPF apps

    Electric Rain's ZAM 3D is a modeling and animation tool for developers and designers using WPF to build client applications.

  • January 08, 2008 08 Jan'08

    Exact Magic updates it Visual Studio tools

    The company has recently updated its three Visual Studio plug-ins. Together, they cover testing, code metrics, string searches and spell check.

  • January 08, 2008 08 Jan'08

    Rhino Mocks adds remote proxies, calls to void methods

    Rhino Mocks, an open-source mock object framework for .NET, has recently added support for calling void methods using Expect.Call, remote proxies and a PublicFieldConstraint.

  • December 24, 2007 24 Dec'07

    .NET Micro Framework securing device software -- and attracting vendors

    Recent advances for the .NET Micro Framework include a Service Pack release and third-party ports onto ARM processers.

  • December 17, 2007 17 Dec'07

    ComponentArt adds editor, spell checker to ASP.NET UI tool

    The company's Web.UI for ASP.NET now includes a component editor and an Ajax-enabled spell checker tool.