• January 31, 2006 31 Jan'06

    Microsoft's Team Foundation Server due in March

    Team Foundation Server will see one more beta before its general release at the end of March, Soma Somasegar said at the first day of VSLive in San Francisco. The server is the core of Visual Studio 2005 Team System and will address the needs of the...

  • January 30, 2006 30 Jan'06

    Compuware updates ASP.NET security tool

    Compuware DevPartner SecurityChecker 2.0 analyzes and repairs security problems in ASP.NET Web apps. It features integrity, compile-time and run-time analysis.

  • January 30, 2006 30 Jan'06

    Building Datacentric Applications Learning Guide

    Interested in creating datacentric applications? Drag-and-drop data binding in Visual Basic 2005 makes connecting to data sources easier than ever. Explore our huge collection of targeted resources to quickly get started and moving in the right ...

  • January 27, 2006 27 Jan'06

    Is a trip to Tuscany in your future?

    Tuscany is the code-name for a future "Live" version of Visual Studio. Live features are not a selling point for developer Mike Gunderloy. Instead, he writes, they are things to View With Alarm, or at least with some suspicion.

  • January 27, 2006 27 Jan'06

    Visual Studio 2005 tools, improvements on tap for VSLive!

    Still warm after its long incubation, Visual Studio 2005 takes center stage at this year's VSLive! show in San Francisco. The Microsoft development group has devoted the entire first day of the show to VS 2005 and the various Windows, Web and Office...

  • January 27, 2006 27 Jan'06

    Learning Guide: Top 10 most critical Web application security vulnerabilities

    This learning guide, which is based on the Open Web Application Security Project's top 10 project, walks you through the 10 most critical Web application security vulnerabilities and how to protect against them.

  • January 24, 2006 24 Jan'06

    Microsoft offers CRM users an 'Elixir'

    Sample code from a Microsoft project dubbed "Elixir" shows developers how to use Visual Studio Tools for Office to link CRM applications and Outlook.

  • January 18, 2006 18 Jan'06

    Visual Basic 6 to Visual Basic 2005 migration: Tips for getting started

    Microsoft hopes developers readying VB 6 to VB.NET 2.0 migrations can benefit from best practices the company has garnered over recent years. Wizards have their limits and assessment tools can help experts Keith Pleas and Federico Zoufaly tell ...

  • January 18, 2006 18 Jan'06

    Microsoft's DeVadoss on what WCF brings to SOA

    John DeVadoss leads the architecture strategy team at Microsoft. Prior to that, he helped major ISVs like SAP and PeopleSoft link up with the .NET platform and before his Microsoft days he was a principal consultant with Tibco Software.

  • January 13, 2006 13 Jan'06

    Yes, Mr. Gates, but when will it work?

    The killer technology on display at the CES was great, but Mike Gunderloy wants today's products to actually work before he gets excited about mobile TV and biometric security.

  • January 13, 2006 13 Jan'06

    Python scripting comes to .NET

    While Visual Basic .NET developers may use scripts more sparingly than Unix developers, both groups have taken interest in Python, a scripting language said to take on some object-oriented capabilities. Within Microsoft, an effort is underway to ...

  • January 11, 2006 11 Jan'06

    Third-party software: Do you need it?

    The number of software companies and products that work with Windows has grown by leaps and bounds now that Active Directory is seasoned and stable. The question is: Do you need these third-party products? Derek Melber runs through what Microsoft ...

  • January 06, 2006 06 Jan'06

    VMware's Greene leads virtualization pack

    VMware's Diane Greene is at the helm of this year's biggest IT phenomenon. As president of the independent EMC subsidiary, Greene facilitates VMware's business and technical direction. recently interviewed Greene to discuss her ...

  • January 05, 2006 05 Jan'06

    MS offering sample source code in VS 2005 starter kits

    Microsoft is offering source code for a variety of different applications in downloadable Visual Studio 2005 Starter Kits.

  • December 29, 2005 29 Dec'05

    Now at MS, Ray Ozzie becomes central figure again in software

    The Notes creator jumped to Microsoft and has been making news ever since.