Products and partnerships announced at event.
Websites that provide a rich Web experience get more clicks and make more dollars, all else being equal. The trick is figuring out what users regard as rich.
Group devises a more flexible method of handling policy changes for Web services and service-oriented architectures.
Microsoft announced on Thursday that it intends to buy Parlano, a Chicago-based company it has already worked closely with on enterprise communications software.
Although Microsoft didn't mention it in today's announcement about the upcoming release of Windows Vista SP1, the company confirmed today that one of the major changes will be to open up desktop search functionality to competition.
If there's one feature in Windows Vista that's almost universally reviled, it's User Account Control, or UAC. But help may be on the way in the form of BeyondTrust Privilege Manager 3.5.
Both views have their advocates.
Levanta is offering a virtual machine version of its Linux life-cycle management product that's similar to the company's flagship physical appliance. The product, called Intrepid VM Linux Management Appliance, is available as a free software download.
WSO2 has released two new open source products for developers of Web services applications. The company is currently offering its Web Services Framework for C (WSF/C) 1.0 product, as well as its Web Services Framework for PHP (WSF/PHP) 1.0 product.
Java programmers who like the open source Spring Framework can develop applications for Web services using the newly released Spring Web Services 1.0 stack.
AJAX-era security requires tossing out a lot of what you thought you knew about security, starting with Same Origin Policy.
New tools and initiatives such as BPMN, BPEL4People and WS-HumanTask provide a start at marrying BPM's business acumen with SOA's IT-savvy.
Model-driven business process platforms provide the best path to enterprise service-oriented architectures (SOA). It's all about the metadata.
Microsoft exec describes strategy for Live as part of a layered business approach and calls Software Plus Services "critical" over the next few years.
Meeting past promises, Microsoft on Wednesday announced that BizTalk Server 2006 R2 will ship in September.
Katmai could improve Microsoft's standing in the database space (article courtesy of Redmond Developer News, June 1, 2007).
SharePoint puts an end to inefficient project management and helps Agile dev teams stay light on their feet (article courtesy of Redmond Developer News, May 15, 2007).
Will Visual Studio catch up to the .NET stack? (Article courtesy of Redmond Developer News, May 15, 2007.)
How 'Orcas' new object/relational mapping technology works (article courtesy of Redmond Developer News, May 1, 2007).
From Visual FoxPro to VB6, developers are coping with the demise of key programming languages (article courtesy of Redmond Developer News, May 1, 2007).