• February 06, 2008 06 Feb'08

    Windows Developments: Product news February 2008

    This month's featured .NET development products include a SQL Server synchronizer, a set of ASP.NET data entry controls and a business rule deployment engine for .NET 3.0.

  • February 06, 2008 06 Feb'08

    Perpetuum unveils database synchronizer for .NET 2.0

    Database Restyle can create and synchronize database structures for .NET Framework 2.0 applications. Among the database schema it supports is LINQ to SQL.

  • February 04, 2008 04 Feb'08

    Assessing Microsoft's bid for Yahoo

    Microsoft's bid to buy Yahoo has sparked a whirlwind of analysis, rumor and debate. Here we offer a look at what has developed and try to tell you what it all means.

  • February 01, 2008 01 Feb'08

    Microsoft offers to buy Yahoo for $44.6 billion

    Microsoft announced early Friday that it has made a proposal to the board of directors of Yahoo to buy the company for $31 a share, which amounts to $44.6 billion.

  • January 30, 2008 30 Jan'08

    ILOG Rules for .NET integrates with Office 2007, .NET 3.0

    By tying into Microsoft Office 2007 and the .NET Framework 3.0, ILOG Rules for .NET aims to ease the process of crafting and deploying business rules.

  • January 25, 2008 25 Jan'08

    SCM Visual Studio plug-in offers updated interface

    Software configuration management tool maker AccuRev used newly available Microsoft APIs to create its AccuBridge for Visual Studio 2005 plug-in. A user at a major airline credits the product for a highly graphical view into a software project's ...

  • January 17, 2008 17 Jan'08

    .NET Framework Library source code released

    The .NET Framework Library source code is now available for viewing, Microsoft has announced. The drop covers Base Class Libraries, certain client libraries, ADO.NET and XML.

  • January 16, 2008 16 Jan'08

    Spring.NET 1.1 brings AOP to .NET development

    After gaining footing in the Java world, the Spring.NET framework is making its way to the .NET platform. Working now with the ASP.NET Web application platform, Spring.NET supports Dependency Injection for pages, controls, modules and providers, ...

  • January 10, 2008 10 Jan'08

    Ajax.NET Professional retired

    The creator of Ajax.NET Professional announced that he has stopped working on the open-source Ajax framework. He recommends migrating projects to ASP.NET AJAX.

  • January 09, 2008 09 Jan'08

    .NET Framework goes multicore

    Extensions to the .NET Framework 3.5 are a first draft at history. A recent Parallel Extensions CTP begins to tap into the power of multiprocessor chips, while letting developers work with the familiar .NET paradigm. Many viewers have suggested that...

  • January 08, 2008 08 Jan'08

    Axosoft bug tracker adds wiki, improves collaboration

    The company's OnTime 2008 adds a wiki that's based on a given development project's tree hierarchy. Concurrent edits are also addressed by "locking" items in use.

  • January 08, 2008 08 Jan'08

    Oracle updates data access components for Visual Studio 2008

    The company has released new data access components, called ODACs, which supports Visual Studio 2008 and the .NET Framework 3.5.

  • January 08, 2008 08 Jan'08

    HelpSmith lets developers write Help documentation

    Divcom Software's HelpSmith 1.0 is a help authoring system for both .NET developers and technical writers.

  • January 08, 2008 08 Jan'08

    ORM tool supports OLEDB and SQL functions

    GURA is an object-relational mapping tool that supports OLEDB databases and the full range of SQL functions.

  • January 08, 2008 08 Jan'08

    Reporting tool now supports Word 2007 and VS 2008

    Stimulsoft Reports.Net, which can be used in WinForms or Web apps and exports reports in more than a dozen formats, now supports Word 2007.