• October 06, 2006 06 Oct'06

    SlickEdit updates VS 2005 IDE enhancer

    SlickEdit's Visual Studio 2005 add-in offers IDE improvements such as tests of regular expressions and automatic comment wrapping.

  • October 03, 2006 03 Oct'06

    Bloggers react to Visual Studio 2005, Vista news

    News that Windows Vista will only support Visual Studio 2005, and even then with a few known issues, has not gone over well with developers in the blogosphere.

  • September 29, 2006 29 Sep'06

    Orcas, next version of Visual Studio, reaches CTP

    Microsoft has released a preview for Orcas, the successor to Visual Studio 2005. There is partial support for Visual Basic 9, as well as several improvements to the .NET Framework.

  • September 29, 2006 29 Sep'06

    Visual Studio vs. Vista: What's going on here?

    When Microsoft released the long-awaited VS 2005 Service Pack 1, it revealed that Vista won't support older versions of Visual Studio and will even have issues with VS 2005. In other words, MS erred badly, Mike Gunderloy writes.

  • September 26, 2006 26 Sep'06

    Q&A with "Domain-Driven Design" author Jimmy Nilsson

    Jimmy Nilsson studied the early authors of Doman-Driven Design. He put these notions into practice.

  • September 26, 2006 26 Sep'06

    Inside the Visual Studio 2005 SDK

    Mike Gunderloy takes a look at the latest VS 2005 SDK (Software Developer Kit). Microsoft's recent embrace of openness and extensibility is a huge improvement over cryptic COM code, he writes.

  • September 22, 2006 22 Sep'06

    VSTO for Office 2007 now in beta

    Microsoft has released a beta version of Visual Studio 2005 Tools for Office that is compatible with Office 2007. It ensures that applications built with VSTO for Office 2003 will work on Office 2007.

  • September 11, 2006 11 Sep'06

    Atlas renamed ASP.NET AJAX, to ship by end of year

    Microsoft has announced that Atlas, its tool for working with Ajax and ASP.NET, has been renamed ASP.NET AJAX and will be shipped by the end of 2006.

  • September 07, 2006 07 Sep'06

    Data Translation offers tool for developing with its hardware

    DT-Open Layers lets developers build test and measurement apps in Visual Studio for use with Data Translation's hardware devices.

  • September 07, 2006 07 Sep'06

    TulaSoft unveils SQL schema, data sync tools

    TulaSoft has released a tool for comparing and synchronizing the data in a SQL Server database and updated its product that does the same to schema.

  • September 07, 2006 07 Sep'06

    DotImage 4.0 adds Ajax controls, image cleanup tools

    Atalasoft's photo and document imaging tool has been updated with new image and document cleanup utilities.

  • September 07, 2006 07 Sep'06

    Genome brings object-relational mapping to .NET

    Genome's ORM functionality goes beyond SQL concepts to allow strongly-typed query snippets. V3.0 adds support for class model generation in VB.NET.

  • September 07, 2006 07 Sep'06

    Borland revives Turbo brand with four new IDEs

    Borland has revived the Turbo name with four new development environments, complete with drag-and-drop components, refactoring and data integration. There are C# and C++ versions.

  • September 07, 2006 07 Sep'06

    ZipForge brings Zip compression, backup to .NET apps

    ComponentAce, maker of data encryption and compression products, has brought its ZipForge technology to the .NET Framework.

  • September 07, 2006 07 Sep'06

    Windows Developments: Product news, September 2006

    This month's eight featured products include object relational mapping on .NET, a revived Turbo programmer and tools for SQL data comparison and synchronization.