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  • 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • November 19, 2007 19 Nov'07

    Microsoft developers balancing age-old issues, barrage of new technology

    A survey of more than 625 .NET developers and architects shows that they continue to grapple with age-old challenges while simultaneously easing into new tools and technologies.

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  • January 18, 2007 18 Jan'07

    Working with Web Parts in ASP.NET 2.0

    A Web Part is a section of a Web page that communicates independently with the server, boosting performance and user experience. In this email interview, Darren Neimke, a Microsoft MVP and author of "ASP.NET 2.0 Web Parts in Action," talks about ...

  • November 09, 2006 09 Nov'06

    Windows Developments: Product news, November 2006

    This month's 10 featured products include a hosted bug-tracking service, an open-source tool for building Ajax UIs and a set of APIs from AOL.

  • October 30, 2006 30 Oct'06

    VSLive: Membership and security in ASP.NET apps

    The ASP.NET track at the recent VSLive show offered developers much advice on keeping malicious users out of their Web applications. This work extends beyond preventive code to encompass testing, detection and management.

  • October 06, 2006 06 Oct'06

    Windows Developments: Product news, October 2006

    This month's featured products include a variety of database programming tools, a VS 2005 IDE enhancer and a product that helps teams visualize the requirements process.

  • August 24, 2006 24 Aug'06

    Survey: Time, money often drive choices for Microsoft developers

    VB 6 still dominates the landscape, but developers are gradually adopting VB.NET and C# where practical, and adding Web app development to the many hats they wear.

  • July 07, 2006 07 Jul'06

    ASP to ASP.NET Migration Learning Guide

    This Learning Guide examines the migration from ASP to ASP.NET and the upgrade to ASP.NET 2.0. You'll find articles, tutorials, tips, white papers and webcasts to bring you up to speed on the differences between ASP and ASP.NET and what to expect in...