Web services and SOA implementations in the NET Framework

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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, ...

  • November 23, 2007 23 Nov'07

    .NET Framework 3.5: Communication, database improvements abound

    The biggest changes introduced in the .NET Framework 3.5 involve WCF, LINQ and the visual designer through which programmers access these features.

  • November 21, 2007 21 Nov'07

    Component enables Internet, serial communication for VB apps

    Marshall Software's WSC4VB enables Internet and serial communications for Windows applications written in Visual Basic, VBA or VB .NET.

  • November 21, 2007 21 Nov'07

    New JMS adaptors target .NET, BizTalk Server apps

    JNBridge has released two Java Message Service, or JMS, adaptors. One targets .NET applications in general; the other targets BizTalk Server in particular.

  • November 21, 2007 21 Nov'07

    Windows Developments: Product news, November 2007

    This month's featured .NET development products include communication components for VB applications, a cross-platform tool for remote Visual SourceSafe Access, a workflow builder for SharePoint 2007 and two JMS bridge tools.

  • October 05, 2007 05 Oct'07

    Rymer: Web services no interop cure-all

    Web services are a good choice for about 80% of .NET-Java/J2EE interoperability needs, but some spots demand a deeper level of integration between the two platforms, according to expert John Rymer.

  • October 05, 2007 05 Oct'07

    Introduction to the Web Service Software Factory

    The Web Service Software Factory combines frameworks, tools, wizards, DSLs, patterns and guidance, all based on known best practices for building Web services applications.

  • September 28, 2007 28 Sep'07

    Microsoft launches guidance for Software as a Service

    Microsoft is taking a unique approach to helping ISVs get going with .NET in Software as a Service, making available a combination of best practices based on feedback from early implementers of SaaS.

  • December 05, 2006 05 Dec'06

    Microsoft's WCF helps Dollar Thrifty at the rental counter

    The car rental company is rearchitecting a legacy application in .NET using Windows Communication Foundation without changing its code base.