• July 11, 2006 11 Jul'06

    At partner show, Microsoft channels rich client to IT shops

    Microsoft's Steve Ballmer told attendees of the Worldwide Partner Conference to bet on a host of new technologies, such as .NET 3.0 and Windows Live, which will add up to a very rich client. Will IT shops buy what's barreling through this channel?

  • July 10, 2006 10 Jul'06

    Adesso introduces developable data sync

    Adesso NOW OE|S offers a synchronization service that developers can customize themselves and a variety of free downloads to get them started.

  • July 10, 2006 10 Jul'06

    Windows Developments: Product news, July 2006

    Our Tech Ed edition of product news includes an Eclipse plug-in that access Team Foundation Server and a customizable data synchronization tool.

  • July 10, 2006 10 Jul'06

    Eclipse IDE plug-in accesses Team Foundation Server

    Teamprise is an IDE plug-in that allows developers to access Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Server using Eclipse-based clients.

  • July 10, 2006 10 Jul'06

    Telerik adds Ajax capabilities to ASP.NET controls

    The latest update to r.a.d. controls for ASP.NET includesdrag-and-drop functionality for Ajax-enabling Web applications.

  • July 10, 2006 10 Jul'06

    Compuware updates QA, diagnostics monitoring tools

    Compuware has extended its testing tool to work with Visual Studio Team System and has added diagnostics monitoring to its performance management product.

  • July 10, 2006 10 Jul'06

    Mobiform's Aurora generates XAML-based graphics

    Aurora XAML Designer for WinFX lets designers create flashy UI elements and save them in a format that developers can use.

  • July 10, 2006 10 Jul'06

    Refactor! Pro now offers more than 50 refactorings

    The refactoring product from Developer Express covers a variety of renaming, replacing, extracting and removing scenarios.

  • July 10, 2006 10 Jul'06

    Active Endpoints extends BPEL services to .NET

    ActiveBPEL Enterprise for .NET brings BPEL services into the .NET Framework. It's the latest in a line of BPEL server products from Active Endpoints.

  • July 07, 2006 07 Jul'06

    ASP to ASP.NET Migration Learning Guide

    This Learning Guide examines the migration from ASP to ASP.NET and the upgrade to ASP.NET 2.0. You'll find articles, tutorials, tips, white papers and webcasts to bring you up to speed on the differences between ASP and ASP.NET and what to expect in...

  • July 05, 2006 05 Jul'06

    .NET 3.0: Major version or major confusion?

    The WinFX-to-.NET 3.0 name change caught many off guard. Mike Gunderloy wishes we could return to simpler times, when product names like Windows 3.0, not marketing, ruled the day.

  • July 03, 2006 03 Jul'06

    WCF expert on management, security and loose coupling

    Craig McMurtry, co-author of one of the first books to tackle Windows Communication Foundation, discusses what distinguishes WCF from Microsoft's previous distributed system tools.

  • June 27, 2006 27 Jun'06

    WinFS release called off

    WinFS Beta 2 has been cancelled, and the technology is now slated to be bundled into the next SQL Server release -- far short of the original spot for WinFS in Vista.

  • June 23, 2006 23 Jun'06

    Visual Basic 2005 programming: Ten tips and time-savers

    Programming in Visual Basic 2005 can be relatively painless, thanks to templates, the My namespace, refactoring and snippets. These 10 tips and time-savers come from Tech Ed 2006.

  • June 23, 2006 23 Jun'06

    Visual Basic's future: LINQ, Orcas and, yes, VB 6

    Microsoft is working both on its next version of VB, which promises better data query capabilities, and on ensuring that VB 6 apps will run in Vista.