The May 2004 issue of MSDN Magazine is now available online!
http://msdn.microsoft.com/msdnmag/issues/04/05/default.aspx

You can also download a .chm file of the issue:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/msdnmag/htmlhelp.aspx

If you're interested in learning about Visual C++ 2005, you can read my article on the subject:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/msdnmag/issues/04/05/VisualC2005/default.aspx

And the next installment of the .NET Matters column is also available here:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/msdnmag/issues/04/05/NETMatters/default.aspx

Enjoy!
Steve