• April 06, 2007 06 Apr'07

    XAML Designer creates UI elements for WPF

    Aurora XAML Designer is a UI and graphics design application that generates the markup code used by Windows Presentation Foundation.

  • April 06, 2007 06 Apr'07

    Web content manager adds wiki, geomapping support, markup language

    Ektron's CMS400.NET 7.0 has added support for wikis, GPS mapping and taxonomy in enterprise Web apps. It has also added a markup language so developers need not use XSLT.

  • April 03, 2007 03 Apr'07

    Podcast: ASP.NET AJAX gurus explain the framework inside and out

    Two authors of "ASP.NET AJAX in Action" share their insight into getting started with Microsoft's Ajax development framework.

  • April 02, 2007 02 Apr'07

    Putting ASP.NET AJAX into action

    Alessandro Gallo is a Microsoft MVP in ASP.NET, an active contributor to the ASP.NET AJAX Control Toolkit and one of three authors of "ASP.NET AJAX in Action." In this interview Gallo discusses the framework, its JavaScript libraries, the its ...

  • March 31, 2007 31 Mar'07

    Microsoft unveils VB 2005 'Power Packs'

    The company has released a third Visual Basic 2005 add-in, known as a Power Pack, and is soliciting suggestions for future tools.

  • March 30, 2007 30 Mar'07

    Ten cool Visual Studio Orcas features, part 2

    This series looks at what's new in Visual Studio Orcas. Part 2 examines language improvements in Visual Basic 9, such as the Language Integrated Query and IntelliSense.

  • March 29, 2007 29 Mar'07

    Ten cool Visual Studio Orcas features, part 1

    This series looks at what's new in Visual Studio Orcas. Part 1 examines improvements to the IDE itself and describes the new Entity Framework in ADO.NET.

  • March 27, 2007 27 Mar'07

    ASP.NET AJAX Control Toolkit promotes easy Web plug-ins

    Adding Ajax to Web apps involves little more than the drag and drop of components from the ASP.NET AJAX Control Toolkit, Microsoft demonstrated at the DevConnections conference.

  • March 25, 2007 25 Mar'07

    ASP.NET AJAX and WPF/E to launch new era of Web apps, Guthrie says

    ASP.NET AJAX can be added to existing Web apps in a matter of minutes, but it's only the beginning of next-generation Web development in .NET, Scott Guthrie said at DevConnections. Windows Presentation Foundation Everywhere holds much promise for ...

  • March 23, 2007 23 Mar'07

    More Visual Studio Team System guidance emerging

    Two resources from Microsoft, one new and one updated regularly, aim to provide clarity for Visual Studio Team System project managers and team members alike.

  • 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 ...

  • March 07, 2007 07 Mar'07

    SQL database engine offers Mono, .NET Compact support

    VistaDB, an embedded SQL DB engine for ASP.NET and WinForms apps, now supports Mono and the .NET Compact Framework, bringing apps to non-Windows platforms and to mobile devices.

  • March 07, 2007 07 Mar'07

    Genome adds type mapping, LINQ query capabilities

    This object-relational mapping tool has added type mapping and improved LINQ query functionality to its V3.1 release. Genome also supports VS 2005 SP1 and SQL Server for mobile device development.

  • March 07, 2007 07 Mar'07

    ComponentOne suite beefs up calendar, supports ASP.NET AJAX

    Studio Enterprise 2007 now offers both Web- and client-based calendar and scheduling applications. In addition, all its ASP.NET controls are now compatible with ASP.NET AJAX.

  • March 07, 2007 07 Mar'07

    Office plug-ins possible with Visual Studio add-in

    Add-in Express 2007, a tool for creating Office add-ins, now supports the unique Office 2007 UI and allows for greater control of forms and regions within Outlook 2007.