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May 20, 2010
When learning Visual Studio 2010, how do you decide on WPF or Silverlight? When will you have to move from visual editors to actual code, and what challenges might you face with ASP.NET MVC? In this Q&A, author and Microsoft MVP Joe Mayo tackles ...
May 10, 2010
Brian Goldfarb is director of Developer Platform and Tools at Microsoft. In a recent email interview, he talked about Microsoft's evolving strategy on open source and contributions the company has made to the open source community.
March 24, 2010
DynaTrace has unveiled the next major version of its flagship application performance measurement (APM) tool, which includes FastPacks that simplify the process of monitoring Microsoft applications.
December 09, 2009
Software veteran Andrew Brust deals out new insights into the present scene and futurescape of Microsoft Azure, Silverlight and cloud computing. In particular, Brust -- chief of new technology at twentysix New York -- analyzes where Azure is now, ...
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There are many instances when using screen capture is essential in communicating. In this tip, contributor Walt Ritscher explains how to create hand drawn notes on screen captured images with WPF InkCanvas control. Continue Reading
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