FYI: System.Web.Mail is deprecated use System.Net.Mail

While we are on the topic of System.Web.Mail, it is important to note a new namespace in version 2.0 of the .NET Framework.  There is a brand new namespace for sending mail via managed code, it is called System.Net.Mail.  Have no fear, System.Web.Mail is still accessible in v2.0 but it is deprecated.  (Which means v2.0 won’t break your code […]

Absolute Beginner’s Video Series to Visual Studio 2005 Express Editions

Do you have some students who want to learn Visual Basic .NET or C# on their own? Or perhaps you want to learn them as part of your own professional development. Well if so, Microsoft has a free series of lessons for absolute beginners. They look pretty good to me. I am sure that may […]

Why Upgrade to Version 2.0 of the .Net Compact Framework?

Steven Pratschner, Program Manager, .NET Compact Framework, lists down reasons why one should upgrade ot the latest version of the .NET compact framework. Highlights: Applications run faster Developers are more productive Developers are more productive Developing secure applications is much easier Access to Data is faster and more scalable Developers can build more sophisticated user […]

WinFX November CTP Released!

Download links WinFX Runtime Components (Windows Presentation Foundation, Windows Communication Foundation, Windows Workflow Foundation)  WinFX SDK (documentation and command-line tools) VS2005 Extensions for WinFX Runtime Components (templates and IntelliSense for WPF and WCF in Visual Studio 2005) VS2005 Extensions for Windows Workflow Foundation (templates and IntelliSense for WF in Visual Studio 2005) WinFX RC Nov CTP “Readme” (general notes and […]

Developer Blogs to watch out for

With a plethora of blogs floating on the internet, it is hard to find the blogs which make a difference. Below is a collection of blogs of authors whose books we have read and blogs of people who make the technology. I spent some time to find out such information and post it so that […]

Developer Blogs for watch out for

With a plethora of blogs floating on the internet, it is hard to find the blogs which make a difference. Below is a collection of blogs of authors whose books we have read and blogs of people who make the technology. I spent some time to find out such information and post it so that […]

PDC content on Office 12 for free*

For 6 months, this content is free OFF307: “Access 12”: Developing Collaboration Solutions with “Access 12” and Windows SharePoint Services “v3”Speaker: Clint Covington – Broad overview of many new features. OFF201: “Office 12”: Introduction to the Programmable Customization Model for the “Office 12” User Experience (Part 1)Speaker: Jensen Harris – explains the philosophy behind the […]

Express Editions of Visual Studio and SQL Server for free*

Yes, for a limited time (1 year), Visual Studio express editions are going to be free. SQL Server Express editions will be free always. More details at http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/express/ Start downloading folks. Clarifications on the free offer at http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/express/support/faq/default.aspx#pricing Complete FAQ at http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/express/support/faq/default.aspx And yes, you cannot develop V1.1 applications with VS2005 Express editions. 🙁 tsk […]

I passed the 8th Grade

You Passed 8th Grade Math Congratulations, you got 10/10 correct! Could You Pass 8th Grade Math?   How about you?

Check out Live.com!!!!! & its new Security Center

Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday announced online enhancements to its Windows operating system and other popular software programs, hoping to defuse a growing threat from Google Inc. and other fast-moving challengers. Admist all the hooplah, Safety center (http://safety.live.com/site/en-US/default.htm) went live. Check it out for more details.

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