• May 15, 2006 15 May'06

    With Microsoft's Atlas toolkit, no wait for Ajax controls

    With two releases in the last month, the Atlas Control Toolkit is giving developers Ajax controls for ASP.NET apps long before Atlas is due for release. Soon developers will be able to submit their own controls as well.

  • May 11, 2006 11 May'06

    Ozzie: Live Clipboard will let us wire the Web

    Ray Ozzie's latest project, Live Clipboard, promises simple sharing of structured data among Web applications and PCs.

  • May 11, 2006 11 May'06

    Webcast: How to upgrade legacy VB 6 applications

    With years of effort and money behind many legacy VB 6 apps, it often makes more sense to upgrade than to rewrite. Author Keith Pleas outlines the ins and outs of upgrading to.NET.

  • May 09, 2006 09 May'06

    Microsoft's Web Application Project released

    The Web Application Project 1.0, which allows the project-building model from the .NET Framework 1.1 to coexist with the new model in .NET 2.0, is now available for download. It will also be part of Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1 later this year.

  • May 05, 2006 05 May'06 podcast: Mike Gunderloy on the pros and cons of Atlas

    In our latest podcast, we chat with contributing columnist Mike Gunderloy about the good and the bad in Atlas, Microsoft's tool for blending Ajax and ASP.NET.

  • May 02, 2006 02 May'06

    Atlas: Think before you lift

    In classical mythology, Atlas bore the weight of the heavens and the earth on his back. If you don't want to share his fate, be careful about deploying Microsoft Atlas technology. Though it's state-of-the-art, it's also pre-release and not right for...

  • April 27, 2006 27 Apr'06

    Office 2007 to support XML-enabled formats

    Microsoft is changing the default Office file format to new XML-enabled formats, in response to criticism that the current format is incompatible with other software.

  • April 27, 2006 27 Apr'06

    Review: Red Gate SQL Bundle 5

    When architects speak with database administrators, it is important they come forearmed. Tools can help. While Microsoft's own database management tools cover the most common database administration scenarios, they don't do anything about some of ...

  • April 27, 2006 27 Apr'06

    Software Tree releases NJDX OR-Mapper Version 1.5 supporting Visual Studio 2005

    In addition to enhanced type compatibility with the .NET framework, the release of this database-agnostic OR-mapper also provides examples of stored procedure integration.

  • April 27, 2006 27 Apr'06

    Genome 2.5.2 ORM offers unique query language

    The Genome 2.5.2 object-relational mapper for .NET features merged support for MS SQL Server 2000/2005 and Oracle 9i/10g databases in a single build.

  • April 27, 2006 27 Apr'06

    Windows Developments: Product news, May 2006

    Here we offer a sampling of recent products and product news in the ever-active Windows space.

  • April 27, 2006 27 Apr'06

    ComponentArt updates charting software

    ComponentArt Charting for .NET offers chart functionality for Web-based solutions and Windows Forms development. More than 175 pre-defined chart types are included.

  • April 27, 2006 27 Apr'06

    Code templates, comment functionality new to Slick Edit

    The SlickEdit v11 a code editor from SlickEdit Inc. has added new code templates, comment wrapping, comment auto-generation, Vim emulation, and Mac Universal Binary support.

  • April 27, 2006 27 Apr'06

    Microsoft updates VS 2005 Web Application Project

    The latest release candidate of the VS 2005 Web App Project adds functionality like ASP.NET custom folder templates, SQL Express support and the ability to control registration within Web.Config files.

  • April 27, 2006 27 Apr'06

    Objectivity announces Objectivity/.NET for C#

    Objectivity has developed a fully interoperable, native .NET/C# API.