• November 09, 2006 09 Nov'06

    AOL launches development site, open APIs

    AOL is opening up several APIs so developers can integrate the company's messaging, mapping and social networking technologies into their own applications.

  • November 09, 2006 09 Nov'06

    Xcalia to offer data access, intermediation for .NET

    Integration software firm Xcalia has announced its plans to extend its J2EE-based data access and intermediation capabilities to the .NET Framework.

  • November 09, 2006 09 Nov'06

    Accusoft brings medical imaging tool to .NET

    Accusoft's ImageGear MD for .NET is an SDK for creating medical imaging applications that take advantage of the .NET Framework's class libraries.

  • November 09, 2006 09 Nov'06

    Tibco offering open-source Ajax interface tool

    Tibco's General Interface 3.2 lets developers create and deploy an Ajax-based UI for Web applications. It includes a component library and offers a client-side XML data cache.

  • November 09, 2006 09 Nov'06

    Wily Introscope now offers .NET performance management

    Wily Technology's Introscope, an industry standard for J2EE performance management, is now available for .NET.

  • November 08, 2006 08 Nov'06

    .NET 3.0, Ajax, Office dev tools near completion

    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 03 Nov'06

    MS starting VS 2005 hotfix download pilot program

    Microsoft has rolled out a pilot program in which certain fixes for the Visual Studio 2005 product line will be made available via download. Two fixes address VB 2005 performance.

  • November 03, 2006 03 Nov'06 Podcast: Events highlight .NET 3.0, Ajax and Visual Studio

    This podcast highlights the development lessons learned at three recent conferences -- the .NET 3.0 Roadshow, the Ajax Experience and VSLive.

  • October 30, 2006 30 Oct'06

    VSLive: ASP.NET AJAX extensions employ JSON serializer

    Among useful traits in ASP.NET AJAX Extensions (formerly Atlas) and the associated tool kit are improved Web service proxy handling and JSON-based serialization, PluralSight's Fritz Onion said at VSLive 2006 in Boston.

  • October 30, 2006 30 Oct'06

    VSLive: Getting the most out of smart client apps

    Performance is everything, and though there is no silver bullet for making an application go faster, there are many best practices for improving performance.

  • October 30, 2006 30 Oct'06

    VSLive: .NET data access presents opportunities, challenges

    During a keynote at the recent VSLive show in Boston, Rocky Lhotka highlighted Microsoft's upcoming Language Integrated Query and offered hints for confronting changes to ADO.NET.

  • 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 27, 2006 27 Oct'06

    Ajax Experience highlights the ways to a better UI

    Ajax allows developers to confront the constraints hindering Web apps. But speakers at the Ajax Experience said Ajax doesn't always have to be analogous with more complicated.

  • October 26, 2006 26 Oct'06

    Microsoft's Abrams on ASP.NET AJAX controls, components

    As ASP.NET AJAX, formerly known as Atlas, nears its formal introduction, it is a good time to look at that GUI toolkit, and see what value the associated framework brings to the big push toward AJAX. Microsoft's Brad Abrams discussed these and ...

  • October 25, 2006 25 Oct'06

    Case study: Microsoft WPF connects researchers to their 3D world

    The Scripps Research Institute's new collaboration application utilizes prerelease versions of Microsoft Vista, Windows Presentation Foundation, and SharePoint Server 2007.