.NET Technology Guide for Business Applications, by Cesar de la Torre and David Carmona! Download the ebook (6.02 MB PDF) here. Here’s a little bit about the guide: 1. Key takeaways Select your architecture approaches and development technology based on your specific application’s priorities and requirements. A single architecture and approach won’t work for every
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Windows 7 Beta was announced at CES 2009 and you can download it now. I just did it from MSDN Subscripter downloads section. Windows 7 home page:http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windows-7/ Download info from the team:http://windowsteamblog.com/blogs/windows7/archive/2009/01/07/information-on-downloading-and-installing-windows-7-beta.aspx Steve Ballmer’s keynote:http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2009/jan09/01-07CES09PR.mspx Keynote videos and WIndows 7 demo video:http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/events/ces/keynote.aspx?initialVideo=Windows7Democast
These are predictions by Guy Barrette who is Microsoft Regional Director. ASP.NET is dead You should drop ASP.NET and start using Silverlight right now because it is clear that Microsoft has no roadmap and future plans for that technology. At the last PDC, nothing new ASP.NET was announced except a few tweaks for AJAX and
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Yes, its coming! The boys and Redmond can’t wait to release all these service packs. I have Scott Guthrie’s blog post in front of me and read it carefully. As for now these two downloads are still in beta but will be released soon in final stage. So far you can download it from here.
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Install Internet Explorer 8 Internet Explorer 8 can be installed on Microsoft Windows Vista® Service Pack 1 (SP1), Windows Vista, Windows XP® Service Pack 2 (SP2), Windows Server® 2008 and Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2). Downloads are available from the following locations: Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 for Windows Vista and Windows Server
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Recently Scott Guthrie released some of his notes about the second version of Silverlight 2. This actually will be a beta version but still some new key features will be produced. Here is what Scott is saying: Silverlight 2 includes a cross-platform, cross-browser version of the .NET Framework, and enables a rich .NET development platform
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Your first look at the next generation of Windows Server—straight from the experts. Get a jump on evaluating Window Server 2008—with technical insights from Windows Server team. This practical introduction delivers real-world implementation scenarios and pragmatic advice for administering Windows Server in the enterprise. Discover how to: •Deploy Windows Server 2008, and configure and manage
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Monday morning at 6:00 am in Redmond, Microsoft announced that Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) and Windows Server 2008, which were co-developed from the same code base, were released to manufacturing. Vista SP1 is the first major update to Microsoft’s desktop operating system and is expected to trigger a new wave of corporate adoption.
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