ASP.NET - Getting Started with the Katana Project

Tue, 01 Oct 2013 10:00:00 GMT

Project Katana lets you compose a modern Web application from a wide range of different Web technologies and then host that application wherever you wish. Howard Dierking presents a sample application to get you started.

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Editor's Note - Beginnings and Endings

Mon, 16 Nov 2009 10:00:00 GMT

Howard Dierking talks about the recent changes and updates to the MSDN Web sites and the MSDN Subscriptions program.

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Editor's Note - The Capability-Delivery Business

Mon, 12 Oct 2009 10:00:00 GMT

This month’s issue of MSDN Magazine takes a look at some of the new features and tools in Visual Studio 2010 and Microsoft .NET Framework 4 that will continue improving the experience of creating business applications that run on the Microsoft Office platform. This is an area of software development that holds tremendous potential in terms of solving the right problems—those being the business problems. To get to the next step of really transforming the manner in which business is conducted, highly domain-specific functionality must be developed below the metaphorical surface—and thus can only be meaningfully implemented by you.

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Editor's Note - Find Your Anchors

Fri, 14 Aug 2009 10:00:00 GMT

This month, Howard Dierking explores the value of maintaining a few discrete technology interests in order to avoid being swept away in a sea of buzzwords and new technologies.

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Editor's Note - Editor's Note

Fri, 24 Jul 2009 10:00:00 GMT

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Editor's Note - Viva la Evolution!

Thu, 18 Jun 2009 10:00:00 GMT

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Editor's Note - Architecture and Aggregates

Mon, 18 May 2009 10:00:00 GMT

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Editor's Note - Head in the Clouds

Mon, 20 Apr 2009 10:00:00 GMT

This month Editor-in-Chief Howard Dierking comes down from Cloud 9 when he realizes that employing cloud services is less about magic and more about planning. Take a few tips from his recent experiences.

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Editor's Note - What's In Style

Thu, 19 Mar 2009 10:00:00 GMT

From fat to thin to fat again--Howard Dierking chronicles the dieting habits of a Web client and the technologies that continue to fuel the shifts.

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Editor's Note - Growing Pains

Thu, 19 Feb 2009 10:00:00 GMT

An economic downturn is no time to stop moving forward. Remember the core goals of your business and forge ahead.

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Editor's Note - Driving Design

Fri, 23 Jan 2009 10:00:00 GMT

Howard Dierking concludes that the business domain must drive software design—even if the natural paradigm is not what is most comfortable. See how he got there.

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Editor's Note - A Look Back As We Move Forward

Fri, 19 Dec 2008 10:00:00 GMT

Here’s a look at a year’s worth of coverage and changes at MSDN Magazine in response to reader requests.

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Editor's Note - I Am The Business

Wed, 19 Nov 2008 10:00:00 GMT

At an open spaces conferencein Austin, Texas, Editor-in-Chief Howard Dierking realizes that software development and business goals can both coexist and benefit each other.

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Editor's Note - Can I See Some Identification?

Thu, 23 Oct 2008 10:00:00 GMT

Security measures are highly context driven and change with circumstances. This month Howard Dierking spins a few security yarns to illustrate.

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Editor's Note - new Thread(ReadEditorsNote).Start(); yourAttention.WaitOne();

Fri, 19 Sep 2008 10:00:00 GMT

Introducing the issue, Howard Dierking points out that you can't simply parallelize your code blindly if you expect to truly reap the benefits that parallelism promises.

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Editor's Note - Hanging Onto The Long Tail

Wed, 20 Aug 2008 10:00:00 GMT

Technology changes at a lightning-fast pace. This month Howard Dierking considers how the rapid changes affect developer priorities and magazine focus.

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Editor's Note - More than Pretty Pictures

Tue, 29 Jul 2008 10:00:00 GMT

Complete freedom in creating the user experience can be a double-edged sword, but a little bit of artistry can transform an application's usability.

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Editor's Note - In Case You Hadn’t Noticed …

Thu, 22 May 2008 10:00:00 GMT

Find out what's new for MSDN Magazine, including a print redesign and the introduction of virtual labs on our web site so you can experiment with our code.

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Editor's Note - I Want to Believe

Thu, 17 Apr 2008 10:00:00 GMT

Editor-in-Chief Howard Dierking explains why it's wise to consider Microsoft Office a development platform, even though developers typically don't.

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Interview++ - Bjarne Stroustrup on the Evolution of Languages

Mon, 14 Apr 2008 06:17:18 GMT

Howard Dierking talks to the inventor of C++, Bjarne Stroustrup, about language zealots, the evolution of programming, and what’s in the future of programming.

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Editor's Note - A Service-Oriented Editor's Note

Mon, 14 Apr 2008 06:17:18 GMT

Here is what Howard Dierking has to say about the differences between services and distributed applications and how he has approached services in his projects.

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Editor's Note - Too Many Swimming Pools

Wed, 20 Feb 2008 10:00:00 GMT

This month Howard Dierking cautions against designing applications in a vacuum with no connection to reality.

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Editor's Note - A Large Release Wave is Headed your Way

Wed, 23 Jan 2008 10:00:00 GMT

This month Howard Dierking discusses the coverage of Windows Server 2008, SQL Server 2008, and Visual Studio 2008.

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Editor's Note - Overcoming Language Barriers with Elegant Design

Tue, 18 Dec 2007 10:00:00 GMT

This month Howard Dierking explains why the choice of a programming language can be a personal one.

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{ End Bracket } - Finding the Best of the Best

Tue, 18 Dec 2007 10:00:00 GMT

Passion, intelligence, and the love of learning exemplify the ideal Microsoft candidate. Howard Dierking explores these and other recruitingphilosophies.

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Editor's Note - A New Year—A Fresh Perspective

Tue, 11 Dec 2007 10:00:00 GMT

The results of our reader survey are in. This month, Howard Dierking shares the takeaways.

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Editor's Note - Take a Deep Breath

Wed, 24 Oct 2007 10:00:00 GMT

This month Howard Dierking reflects on 2007 and looks forward to exciting possibilities in 2008.

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Editor's Note - Why Go to Extremes?

Fri, 28 Sep 2007 10:00:00 GMT

This month Howard Dierking sheds some light on what we really mean when we talk about security.

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Editor's Note - The Complexity of Complexity

Wed, 19 Sep 2007 10:00:00 GMT

This month our new Editor-in-Chief, Howard Dierking, ponders the convenience of metaphor and abstraction in both software design and magazine production.

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