08/01/2004

August 2004 - Real-Time Web Images

Use Microsoft's TerraService and MapPoint Web Services to start your own VS.NET-based mapping projects. Plus accessing the power of VB.NET from C#, putting custom property editors on the map, tracking changes with XML datasets and more.


In-Depth

Build Real-Time Web Images

Use Microsoft's TerraService and MapPoint Web Services to start your own VS.NET-based mapping projects.


Q&A

Track Changes With XML DataSets

Track changes in files using XML datasets with the DiffGram format. This format lets you track what has changed, and what hasn't.


First Looks

Build Cross-Platform PDA Apps

AppForge Crossfire 5.0 is a VS.NET 2003 add-in that lets you build applications for multiple mobile platforms from a single code base.


Desktop Developer

Access the Power of VB.NET From C#

C# now provides many of the features VB developers have enjoyed for years. Learn how to plug the rest of VB's power into your C# apps.


Put Custom Property Editors on the Map

Use PropertyGrid to edit complex data structures by adding custom user interface editors.


Developer Product Briefs

Define Your Data Validation

Check out the latest VS.NET add-ins, including a product that lets you define your data validation only once.


Editor's Note

Microsoft and Oracle: Better Together

These two companies are finally working together, to the benefit of everyone.


Guest Opinion

Position Yourself Wisely

It is possible to survive and even excel in today's tough developer job environment-but it will take a change in how you think about and approach your job.


Letters from Readers

Novice VS.NET: Helpful or Hurtful?

Does VS.NET need a novice version to ease the transition for VB6 developers? Some say it would help; others assert it would hurt the respectability of a language finally coming into its own.


Practical ASP.NET

Build Web Sites Using Master Pages

ASP.NET 2.0 master pages enable you to set the common content for a group of Web pages quickly and easily, while also providing for each page's unique content.


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