May 2004 - VS.NET+ Office
Now you can implement business logic behind InfoPath forms with managed VB.NET or C# code instead of JScript or VBScript event handlers. Plus use Active Directory Application Mode and Windows Authorization Manager to add security, personalization, and application configuration to your applications easily, employ the transaction models supported by the .NET Framework to maintain consistent data in your applications and more.
InfoPath SP1 and the new .NET 2003 Toolkit let you implement business logic behind InfoPath forms with managed VB.NET or C# code instead of JScript or VBScript event handlers.
Activate Windows impersonation selectively, determine the update order of DataTables at run time, guarantee the delivery order of asynchronous delegates, and more.
CAS/Tester from Desaware runs your application through an automated test suite that assesses and reports on your app's code-access security.
Find out how Active Directory Application Mode and Windows Authorization Manager can simplify security, personalization, and configuration for your directory-enabled applications.
Build a .NET Framework based class library that makes tracing a true asset to your development experience.
Check out the latest VS.NET add-ins, including a product that lets you create, read, and modify PDF documents from any application supporting COM, including ASP and ASP.NET.
Readers respond en masse to a recent Editor's Note on offshoring with a mixture of acceptance at its inevitability and outrage at the companies sending jobs overseas.
Employ the manual and automatic transaction models supported by the .NET Framework to maintain consistent data in your applications.
DLL Hell is largely a thing of the past with VS.NET and the .NET Framework. But having multiple versions of the same components can be trying in its own right.
A reader calls for less beta coverage and more focus on current technologies, such as GDI, namespaces, and exception handling.