Stephen Toub shows you how to write your own Preview handlers for Windows Vista and Outlook 2007.
MSDN Magazine January 2007
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Smart cards are a compelling alternative to the reliance on passwords, which are the weakest link in authentication systems. Get the Windows smart card programming basics here.
MSDN Magazine November 2006
Am having a details view and grid view in a page. In details view I have one dropdown list with selected index changed.I have to take the values from database and bind it to the other fields in details view. I have Written the Query which is executing fine and fetching values(this one i have checked in SQLServer). But when i select any items in DDL, instead of binding it in DetailsView its getting binded to Grid view.... Can some one help me how to fix this issue??
With the code first feature in Entity Framework, there is no visual data model and no XML describing that model. You simply create the classes for your application domain and go. We'll show you this and several other nifty new features in the latest EF CTP.
MSDN Magazine October 2010
The entlib 5 sugest me to use with data accessors for mapping data from database to my data objects (ORM).
But in .NET 3.5 and especially in .NET 4, I can use in entity framework as ORM methodology for data objects.
What data accessors uses advantages over the entity framework?
What differences that should be affect on my using decisions?
Julie Lerman shows database administrators how to limit access to databases from the Entity Framework by allowing it to work only with views and stored procedures instead of tables-without impacting application code or alienating developers.
MSDN Magazine August 2010
SharePoint 2010 introduces a number of new ways to access business data and present it to the user. We'll show you several options that range from no-code solutions to fully integrated Office add-ins.
Donovan Follette , Paul Stubbs
MSDN Magazine July 2010
Elisa Flasko takes you through a sample weblog application to demonstrate how new improvements in Entity Framework and WCF Data Services work together to simplify the way data is modeled, consumed and produced in Visual Studio 2010.
MSDN Magazine April 2010
Glenn Block explains how the Managed Extensibility Framework, a new library coming in .NET Framework 4.0, tackles the longstanding issue of building applications and components that can be reused and extended by others. Learn how to build apps that can use new functionality introduced by developers, framework authors and third-party extenders.
MSDN Magazine February 2010
Synchronization Services for ADO.NET provide a set of tools to help you synchronize data between two database sources, synchronize files between machines, and synchronize with an RSS or ATOM feed. Learn more here.
MSDN Magazine April 2009
Building a data access layer using LINQ to SQL and the ADO.NET Entity Framework allows you to decouple your application from the persistence technology you're using.
MSDN Magazine December 2008
Here the author answers questions regarding the Entity Framework and provides an understanding of how and why it was developed.
MSDN Magazine July 2008
Here we build a solution that fits the Entity Framework into an n-tier architecture that uses WCF and WPF and the MVP pattern.
The Entity Framework is a hot topic, but how do you know when to use EntityClient, Object Services, Entity SQL, or LINQ? Find out here.
MSDN Magazine May 2008
The new Entity Framework in ADO.NET will let you manipulate data using an object model. John Papa explains.
MSDN Magazine July 2007
Thanks to Visual Studio 2005 Tools for the Microsoft Office System, Windows Forms controls can be bound to databases, Web services, or objects and added to a workbook or document. Find out how.
Eric Carter and Eric Lippert
MSDN Magazine March 2006
While you may well be excited about the prospect of building managed smart tags, there is little information available to help you create them using .NET. In this article the author fills in the blanks. Along the way he discusses the Microsoft Office Smart Tag List XML schema, advanced managed smart tags for Office 2003 and Office XP, and deploying these features in an organization.
MSDN Magazine February 2005