NET Framework 30 design and architecture tools
- August 04, 2009
Microsoft launched Version 3 of both Microsoft Expression and Silverlight, becoming core parts of ongoing Web content creation strategy for both developers and designers.
- July 13, 2009
Microsoft continues to enhance Silverlight as it looks to compete with Adobe Flex's scope and depth. The Rich Internet Application (RIA) software is expected in Microsoft-centric organizations wishing to leverage .NET platform skills.
- October 13, 2008
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...
- January 30, 2008
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.
- November 19, 2007
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.
- October 05, 2007
The Web Service Software Factory combines frameworks, tools, wizards, DSLs, patterns and guidance, all based on known best practices for building Web services applications.
- June 12, 2007
This month's featured .NET development products include several WPF, Ajax and Silverlight-ready components, a SWF-to-XAML converter and a handful of lifecycle management tools.
- May 16, 2007
Windows CardSpace supports the open WS-* protocols and lets end users determine what data they send to a site. That had online banker Corillian jumping at the chance to use CardSpace.
- February 19, 2007
Microsoft's "Ready for a New Day" Vista launch tour is showing developers how to use .NET 3.0 and Visual Studio 2005 to mimic the operating system's new user experience.
- January 08, 2007
UPDATED -- Microsoft has released a preview version of Enterprise Library 3.0, a collection of application blocks that can be used for enterprise development. An expert C# blogger has also released a tutorial on using the library's Validation ...
- December 05, 2006
The car rental company is rearchitecting a legacy application in .NET using Windows Communication Foundation without changing its code base.
- November 08, 2006
Vista, formerly known as the Longhorn client, is ready for its close-up. That means the NET Framework 3.0 is available, as is the tool for developing Office 2007 apps using Visual Studio 2005. And even as Microsoft updates its flagship desktop ...
- November 03, 2006
This podcast highlights the development lessons learned at three recent conferences -- the .NET 3.0 Roadshow, the Ajax Experience and VSLive.
- October 25, 2006
The Scripps Research Institute's new collaboration application utilizes prerelease versions of Microsoft Vista, Windows Presentation Foundation, and SharePoint Server 2007.
- October 23, 2006
At Dr. Dobbs' .NET 3.0 Roadshow, Michele Leroux Bustamante offered a look inside Microsoft's new identity metasystem, in which users create "cards" containing personal information. It promises better security that the username and password method of...