Jack Gudenkauf and Jesse Kaplan
MSDN Magazine March 2007
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This month the CLR team introduces the new System.AddIn namespace in the Base Class Library, which will be available in the next release of Visual Studio.
MSDN Magazine February 2007
In the second of a two-part series, Vance Morrison delves into the meaning of performance measurements, explaining what the numbers mean to you.
MSDN Magazine May 2008
In this month's column, get the inside scoop on how to build performance into your apps from the start, rather than dealing with the fallout after you deploy them.
MSDN Magazine April 2008
Application startup performance matters to users, and there's plenty you can do to improve it. Here's a look at where to begin.
MSDN Magazine March 2008
The second of this two-part series delves into the script services programming model, which is useful if you're looking for a full paradigm shift in building AJAX applications.
MSDN Magazine October 2007
In the first of a two-part column, Dino explains AJAX from an architectural standpoint to help developers, architects, designers, and administrators better understand the issues that affect their sites.
MSDN Magazine September 2007
Visual Studio is a wonderful development environment, whose IntelliSenseÃÂ®, integrated debugging, online help, and code snippets help boost your performance as a developer. But just because you're writing code fast doesn't mean you're writing fast code.
MSDN Magazine February 2006
E nterprise applications can have a wide variety of data update requirements. Sometimes you need to save multiple rows of changes at once within a single transaction. Other times, the user must be allowed to enter multiple rows of data, send them to the database in a batch; and if a row or two fails, only the rows that succeeded should be committed and remain committed.
MSDN Magazine October 2005
Last month I explored the foundation of the Enterprise Library Data Access Application Block (DAAB) including how it all fits into an architecture (see Data Points: The Enterprise Library Data Access Application Block, Part 1).
MSDN Magazine August 2005
A solid data access later (DAL) can benefit an application by hiding redundant tasks, helping handle exceptions more gracefully, helping clean up resources more efficiently, and providing a layer of abstraction from the database.
MSDN Magazine July 2005
The Win32 Portable Executable File Format (PE) was designed to be a standard executable format for use on all versions of the operating systems on all supported processors. Since its introduction, the PE format has undergone incremental changes, and the introduction of 64-bit Windows has required a few more. Part 1 of this series presented an overview and covered RVAs, the data directory, and the headers. This month in Part 2 the various sections of the executable are explored. The discussion includes the exports section, export forwarding, binding, and delayloading. The debug directory, thread local storage, and the resources sections are also covered.
MSDN Magazine March 2002
MSDN Magazine December 2001
This article, the second of two parts, continues coverage of Web security for Windows. It introduces the Web Application Manager in IIS that allows Web processes to be isolated, decreasing the security risk associated with running in a logon session. The article then picks up where Part One left off-it discusses authentication methods such as basic authentication, digest authentication, integrated Windows authentication, and anonymous logons, and the benefits and drawbacks of each.
MSDN Magazine July 2000