NET Framework security best practices

  • 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.

  • December 17, 2007 17 Dec'07

    Windows Developments: Product news, December 2007

    This month's featured .NET development products include rich-text editors for Web development, an update to TeamCity and a server for bringing ASP.NET to WinCE apps.

  • March 20, 2007 20 Mar'07

    Make the software development life cycle work for you

    The software development life cycle is much more than writing code -- there's testing, analysis, configuration and much more. Here Joe Niski of the Burton Group outlines the SDLC and how best to manage it. Tools that are methodology- or ...

  • February 14, 2007 14 Feb'07

    Visual Studio security updates released

    Microsoft has released security updates for Visual Studio 2002 and Visual Studio 2003. The patches address a vulnerability that could allow for remote code execution.

  • January 29, 2007 29 Jan'07

    Putting privacy on the developers' front burner

    Microsoft's privacy guidelines for developing software, Web sites and services are looking to advance the discussion of best practices for programmers.

  • July 20, 2006 20 Jul'06

    Microsoft's Lampson at Usenix: Write software that expects to fail!

    Systems must be able to gracefully fail to succeed, and those specified to be perfect are bound to fail, Butler Lampson of MS Research said at the Usenix conference earlier this summer.

  • July 15, 2006 15 Jul'06

    VSTS meets unit testing, part 2: Integration and automation

    Bringing better integration to test and development is one of Visual Studio Team System's main goals. VSTS tries to make test and report correlation easier.

  • July 15, 2006 15 Jul'06

    VSTS meets unit testing, Part 3: TDD tools

    Test tools such as csUnit, MbUnit and TestRunner may bring agile development methods to VS applications. With Visual Studio Team System, Microsoft is similarly trying to support a true Test-Driven Development process.

  • June 14, 2006 14 Jun'06

    At Tech Ed: What VSTS brings to the development team

    The pressure to release an application can cause developers to skimp on testing. Features within Visual Studio Team System address this fault well, one Tech Ed expert said.

  • June 13, 2006 13 Jun'06

    VSTS meets unit testing, part 1: Unit testing basics

    In unit testing, developers test individual bits of code before assembling them into a finished application. While unit testing may be on the upswing, some experts suggest its use is narrower than some suspect. Visual Studio Team System from ...

  • April 12, 2006 12 Apr'06

    How to drive developers crazy with issue tracking

    By careful use of an issue-tracking system, a crafty manager can be sure to drive a team of developers crazy. Mike Gunderloy outlines the steps in this modest proposal. A sampling: "Any bug you enter should always have the highest priority and ...

  • March 07, 2006 07 Mar'06

    Testing and Debugging Learning Guide

    Discover the testing tools included in Visual Studio Team Edition and start whipping your application into shape today. The content in our guide is arranged by task and test type to help you quickly understand how to create, manage and run your own ...

  • January 13, 2006 13 Jan'06

    Yes, Mr. Gates, but when will it work?

    The killer technology on display at the CES was great, but Mike Gunderloy wants today's products to actually work before he gets excited about mobile TV and biometric security.

  • November 07, 2005 07 Nov'05

    Microsoft launches Visual Studio 2005, including team version and VB.NET updates

    Long awaited, Microsoft's Team Server supports modeling and testing and is said to improve development team members' ability to collaborate.

  • September 12, 2005 12 Sep'05

    Continuous integration: The next level of build enlightenment

    Continuous integration has been an option for VB developers for a long time. This article covers the basic techniques and tools for VB developers who want their systems to do the hard work for them.