July 2008 - Platform Rising

Enterprise SharePoint adoption is exploding and development managers are learning some hard lessons in the process. News and comments about Microsoft's removal of the open source Sandcastle code-documentation tool from its CodePlex site. More news about Adobe's free Web-based productivity and collaboration tools bundle; Microsoft's Secure Development Lifecycle; the launch of Velocity -- an in-memory data caching platform that could bolster data-driven app development; and release of Windows Embedded CTP with new support for .NET 3.5 and Silverlight.


SharePoint: Platform Rising

By Michael Desmond


Forgetting to Flush

By Jake Vinson

Developer's Toolkit

Jazzing up Dev Teams

By Peter Varhol


Open Source Woes

By Michael Desmond

Response Chain

Sifting Sandcastle

By Readers of Redmond Developer News

Tech Brief

Distributed Cache for .NET

By Jeffrey Schwartz


Don't Drop This Thing!

By William F. Zachmann


.NET Developers Gain Velocity

By Jeffrey Schwartz

Microsoft Releases Windows Embedded CTP

By Jeffrey Schwartz

Sybase Adds LINQ and Entity Framework Support

By John K. Waters

Acrobat Brings Developers into the Cloud

By John K. Waters

Mortgage Debacle Hits Dev Spending

By Jeffrey Schwartz

Microsoft Takes Lumps from Open Source Community

By Jeffrey Schwartz

Microsoft Talks up SDL

By John K. Waters