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August, 2007

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    .NET Matters: Tales from the CryptoRandom

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    You need to generate some random numbers in your application and started to use System.Random, but a colleague suggests using RNGCryptoServiceProvider instead. Do you retool your code to use RNGCryptoServiceProvider, or is there a better way to proceed...
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    Extend your WCF services with the Windows Process Activation Service (WAS)

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    With Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) you can host WCF-based services in any Windows process, including a console application, a Windows Forms app, or a Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) UI application. You can self-host WCF services in Windows...
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    Lambda expressions in Visual Basic 2008

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    Lambda expressions are callable entities that are defined within a function. You can return a lambda expression from a function and you can pass lambda expressions to other functions. Support for lambda expressions as introduced in Visual Basic 2008,...
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    Team System: Work Items and Undo Support

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    In our Team System column , Brian Randell shows you how to extend and enhance Visual Studio Team System on both the client and server. Continuing the project Brian started in our January 2007 issue , we'll delve further into building a Word 2003 add-in...
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    .NET Framework 3.5 networking enhancements

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    The .NET Framework System.Net namespace gives you programmatic access to a number of key networking protocols, such as HTTP and SMTP. In the September issue of MSDN Magazine, we'll look at some new and enhanced networking features that are planned for...
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    Security Briefs: Exploring Claims-Based Identity

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    Authentication and auditing features are built into the Windows operating system and are usually quite easy to integrate into an application. But what happens when you want to extend reach to users who aren't joined to a domain or don't have Windows accounts...
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    Integrate Windows Live and SharePoint search into your site

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    With so many search providers to choose from, it's important that your site uses an abstracted implementation that doesn't rely on specifics of the underlying search engine. That way, you can decide later whether you'll use Live Search or SharePoint or...
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    Unit Testing: Replacing Component Servers with Test Doubles

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    Effectively replacing component servers for testing purposes is a common — but often misunderstood — issue for developers. Most people call these replacements stubs or mocks, but these are only two of the "test double" types you can employ in unit testing...
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    Office Development on MSDN

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    Earlier this month I posted to let you know about an article in our August issue on open packaging standards . For more Office development information, be sure to check out the Office-related videos, podcasts, and screencasts available on Channel 9 ....
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    ScriptManager and ASP.NET AJAX

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    ScriptManager is a server-side control that sits on your Web Form and enables the core of ASP.NET AJAX . In the September issue of MSDN Magazine, Ben Rush explains how the ScriptManager control represents a central component of ASP.NET AJAX, and shows...
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    September 2007 MSDN Magazine now online

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    The September 2007 issue of MSDN Magazine is now available online at http://msdn.microsoft.com/msdnmag/issues/07/09/default.aspx . In this issue you'll find a variety of different takes on current Web development technologies from Microsoft. We explain...
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    Foundations: Declarative WCF Security

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    In the August issue of MSDN Magazine, Juval Lowy presents a declarative security framework for Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) that makes security configuration closer to the simplicity you'll find in other aspects of WCF configuration. This declarative...
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    OPC: A New Standard for Packaging Your Data

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    The 2007 Microsoft Office System Open XML specification , recently approved by the ECMA International standards organization, includes a new file packaging technology. An underlying component of this standard is Open Packaging Conventions (OPC). OPC provides...
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    Flexible Content Display With WPF Flow Documents

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    Flow Documents and XML Paper Specification (XPS) Documents are related technologies in Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), but while XPS is geared towards printing and page-oriented content, Flow Documents are aimed at screen reading and provide a...
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    Office Space: Solution Deployment with SharePoint 2007

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    In his May 2007 MSDN Magazine column, Ted Pattison explained how to create, test, and debug Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) components. Now, in the August 2007 issue. Ted takes a look at the deployment side . WSS 3.0 introduces a new deployment mechanism...
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