Web Resources
November 6 - 9, Las Vegas, NV
This premier event will showcase mobile development technologies for both mobile PCs (laptops, Tablet PCs, Ultra-Mobile PCs) and mobile devices (Smartphones, Pocket PCs). View the session list and register now to take advantage of the early-bird rate.

Microsoft Embedded MVP Maarten Struys shows how to create an application for a Windows Mobile 5.0 device using Visual Studio 2005. Learn how Visual Studio 2005 helps you to create user interfaces that will run on different devices with different display orientation modes and form factors.
Tim Cahill and Henry Hahn talk informally about Windows Presentation Foundation performance. Some of the topics include how video hardware is leveraged in the platform, and where to begin looking for performance problems.
Get a sneak peek at the September issue. In Concurrent Affairs, Jeffrey Richter asks what a robot-programming toolkit can do for you. Read on and find out.
Find relevant ideas, concepts, and best practices to aid you in designing and building applications using the Microsoft Office System.
September 6 - 12
These live sessions are technical and strategic in nature, covering Microsoft solutions for capital markets, retail banking, and insurance firms.

Security for Developers
Learn what makes Windows Vista more secure, stay updated on the latest developments, and get a behind-the-scenes look at the development process from the people building the product.


Product-Related Downloads
Enables managed class library developers throughout the world to easily create accurate, informative documentation with a common look and feel.


Case Studies, KB Articles, & How-tos
By choosing a solution built with ASP.NET 2.0, the .NET Framework 2.0, and Visual Studio 2005, Toronto.com reduced the time developers need to spend on mundane tasks, helped cut costs related to development, and provided the basis for an effective, organization-wide Web platform.

It used to take Alticor months to collect and consolidate information from its globally distributed databases. Following a demonstration of multiterabyte databases and robust extraction, transformation, and loading (ETL) capabilities, Alticor selected SQL Server 2005.
Co-eXprise delivers solutions to manufacturers where existing software and service providers have fallen short. A team of 14 developers, located in two countries, used Visual Studio 2005 and ASP.NET 2.0 to shorten release cycles, reduce code, and improve productivity.

[.NET Framework] .NET Framework KB Articles
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[SQL Server and Data Access] SQL Server KB Articles
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[ASP.NET] ASP.NET KB Articles
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Training
Test your knowledge of Visual C# with this question from the MeasureUp Practice Test for 70-549CS PRO: Designing and Developing Enterprise Applications by Using the Microsoft .NET Framework - Visual C# 2005. Then follow the links to check your answer and receive a coupon for 25% off any practice test.

Learn how to develop solutions using SharePoint Server 2007. This clinic covers platform features, and how to build, extend, and assemble SharePoint Server solutions.
Explore the design goals and features of SharePoint Server 2007 and learn how to manage documents and Web content.

Partner News
IdeaBlade is pleased to offer DevForce Express absolutely free. DevForce Express includes a core RAD framework that is fully integrated with Microsoft Visual Studio, an Object Mapping tool for object-oriented data management, advanced UI DataBinding, Model-View-Controller architecture, and one-click deployment and versioning.

August 22 - 24, Redmond, WA
Register for this in-depth .NET conference on Microsoft's campus and receive US$100 off with registration code MFL.
Vault is a version control tool for Visual Studio users. Version 3.5 offers new features and improved performance.
This release includes many enhancements to the designer, viewer, and End-User Report Designer that makes report creation easier than ever.

International Events
 
7 - 10 November, Barcelona, Spain
Four days of live interaction to keep you ahead. Microsoft Tech·Ed: Developers is an audience-specific event giving you the edge you need to keep up with the latest development trends.