07/01/2008

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.


In-Depth

SharePoint: Platform Rising

By Michael Desmond


DevDisasters

Forgetting to Flush

By Jake Vinson


Developer's Toolkit

Jazzing up Dev Teams

By Peter Varhol


Frameworks

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


Zachmann.NET

Don't Drop This Thing!

By William F. Zachmann


News

.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