SlickEdit: An Integrated Developer's Dream

What makes this code editor the complete package? The multi-platform, multi-language support, for starters. Emmett delves into the new features of an integration standby.

ISO/IEC Officials Allegedly Advise Rejecting OOXML Appeals

Microsoft's Office Open XML (OOXML) document format, which was technically approved in April as an international standard (ISO/IEC 29500), may be on its way toward surviving an appeals process -- the last challenge to its legitimacy as a standard.

Word 2002 SP3 Subject to Remote Attacks

Less than 24 hours after its Patch Tuesday release, Microsoft issued a security advisory connected to a possible vulnerability in Word 2002 Service Pack 3.

Microsoft Unveils New Volume Licensing Plan

Microsoft has a new software volume licensing program in the works for large organizations, according to an announcement issued by the company today.

Microsoft Issues Version 1.0 Protocol Documentation

Microsoft updated documentation on protocols used in some of its core applications today.

Microsoft Advisory Targets SQL Injection Attacks

Microsoft on Tuesday issued a new security advisory after the discovery of "a recent escalation in a class of attacks" targeting Web sites.

New Bluetooth Patch Fixes XP Security Hole

Microsoft reissues a "critical" patch relating to Bluetooth wireless technology that was released last week as part of its June update cycle.

Microsoft Releases 7 Patches, 3 Critical

Microsoft released seven patches for its June rollout of security fixes. As expected, three are labeled "critical," three "important" and one "moderate."

ISO Benches Microsoft OOXML

Due to objections from four countries, the International Organization for Standardization has temporarily put a hold on publishing Microsoft Office Open XML as an ISO standard.

Tech-Ed Keynote Highlights 'Dynamic IT' and Virtualization

Microsoft's Tech-Ed North America event for IT professionals kicked off today with a keynote address on enabling "dynamic IT."

Microsoft To Issue 7 Patches This Month

Redmond projects a rollout of seven fixes, with three rated critical, three important and one moderate.

Threats to Office's Dominance Multiply with New Offerings from Adobe, IBM

Paying for word processing software may soon be a thing of past if Microsoft competitors Adobe, Google and IBM have any say.

MySQL Gives .NET High Five

There was a lot of head scratching at this year's MySQL Conference and Expo when Microsoft was singled out for its contributions to open source development.

XP, Vista Vulnerability Triggered by Safari Browser

Microsoft continued to investigate what it called public reports of a remote code execution threat for XP and Vista when Apple's Safari Web browser is installed.

Simplified SMB Configuration: Part 1

In the first installment of this SMB tutorial, Emmett walks you through the first few steps of configuring SMB on a Windows home network, using Fedora 8 as an example.

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