[Book] Framework Design Guidelines : Conventions, Idioms, and Patterns for Reusable .NET Libraries
Guidelines in this book come in four major forms: Do, Consider, Avoid, and Do not.
How long will the .NET moniker survive?
Did you notice that the .NET name is slowly fading away? The new names have nothing to do with it but are attached to Windows instead: WinFX, WinFS, Windows Communication Foundation (Indigo), Windows Presentation Foundation (Avalon), Windows Workflow Foundation (Winoe), etc.
Ok, this is marketing, but say bye bye to .NET everywhere and hello to Windows everywhere instead. This also means: forget about platform independance...
BTW, now we have WCF, WPF, WWF... How long before we get WTF? Windows Transaction Framework maybe? or just What The F..
Atlas Project preview
If you're one of the lucky few who have time to play with the latest technotoys like AJAX, it's time for you to check out the Community Preview site for Microsoft's Atlas project!
Visual Studio 2005 Release Candidate: not ready for production!
The Release Candidate of Visual Studio 2005 Team Suite is available on MSDN Subscribers Downloads and at the PDC I guess.
"Great" I thought! Maybe this will be the version that will be usable with PageMethods?
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