Articles http://sqlmag.com/author/3226/feed en Debugging Stored Procedures in Visual Studio 2010 http://sqlmag.com/visual-studio-2010/debugging-stored-procedures-visual-studio-2010 <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="field-deck"> See how stored procedures are behaving in the context of applications </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Using Visual Studio 2010 to debug SQL Server stored procedures is a feature well worth exploring if you need to have more insight about how a stored procedure is behaving in the context of an application.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/visual-studio-2010/debugging-stored-procedures-visual-studio-2010" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/visual-studio-2010/debugging-stored-procedures-visual-studio-2010#comments Microsoft Visual Studio Microsoft SQL Server Configuring Visual Studio Database management systems Microsoft SQL Server Microsoft Visual Studio Microsoft Windows SQL Server Using Visual Studio Visual Studio Visual Studio Visual Studio 2010 Wed, 21 Mar 2012 18:00:00 +0000 8110 at http://sqlmag.com Product Review: Visual Studio LightSwitch http://sqlmag.com/visual-studio-lightswitch/product-review-visual-studio-lightswitch <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Although Visual Studio LightSwitch uses the same development environment as other Microsoft .NET development tools, it takes a very different approach to application development.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/visual-studio-lightswitch/product-review-visual-studio-lightswitch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/visual-studio-lightswitch/product-review-visual-studio-lightswitch#comments Microsoft Visual Studio Software Development Microsoft SQL Server .NET Framework Database Administrator Database Developer Microsoft Silverlight Microsoft Visual Studio Product Product Review Visual Studio Visual Studio Extension Manager Visual Studio LightSwitch Sat, 25 Feb 2012 02:02:00 +0000 7187 at http://sqlmag.com Product Review: Telerik RadControls for ASP.NET http://sqlmag.com/database-development/product-review-telerik-radcontrols-aspnet <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If you're looking for ASP.NET rapid application development (RAD) controls, Telerik's RadControls suite is an excellent choice.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-development/product-review-telerik-radcontrols-aspnet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-development/product-review-telerik-radcontrols-aspnet#comments Web Development Microsoft Visual Studio Software Development Microsoft SQL Server .NET Framework Advanced ASP.NET ASP.NET Database Developer Database Development database development Developer Development development Fundamental Intermediate Product Product Review product review SQL Server SQL Server Telerik RadControls for ASP.NET Web Development Web development Thu, 15 Dec 2011 20:43:00 +0000 8582 at http://sqlmag.com Review: ComponentOne OLAP for WinForms http://sqlmag.com/database-development/review-componentone-olap-winforms <div class="field-byline"> Sheldon, William </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Although this package has the term OLAP in its name, it doesn’t work with multidimensional data.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-development/review-componentone-olap-winforms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-development/review-componentone-olap-winforms#comments Software Development Microsoft SQL Server Data management data warehouse Database Developer Database Development Development OLAP Product Product Review SQL Server Fri, 23 Sep 2011 19:48:00 +0000 6880 at http://sqlmag.com New Features in LINQ http://sqlmag.com/entity-framework/new-features-linq <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="field-deck"> Still a powerful tool for working with SQL Server data </div> <div class="node-body article-body">LINQ is still a powerful tool for working with SQL Server data and includes new features such as Parallel LINQ (PLINQ) and SharePoint integration.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/entity-framework/new-features-linq" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/entity-framework/new-features-linq#comments Software Development Microsoft SQL Server SQL Server Mon, 25 Oct 2010 15:09:00 +0000 7692 at http://sqlmag.com Using Performance Profiler to Troubleshoot ADO.NET Applications http://sqlmag.com/database-development/using-performance-profiler-troubleshoot-adonet-applications <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If you’re a developer but not a DBA, you might find many performance monitoring tools hard to use. Visual Studio 2010’s Performance Profiler can get you the information you need without making you learn to be a DBA.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-development/using-performance-profiler-troubleshoot-adonet-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-development/using-performance-profiler-troubleshoot-adonet-applications#comments Software Development Microsoft SQL Server Developer Systems Management Troubleshooting Mon, 27 Sep 2010 18:54:00 +0000 6316 at http://sqlmag.com Sidebar: Creating a Sample Application for Performance Profiler http://sqlmag.com/database-development/sidebar-creating-sample-application-performance-profiler <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If you’re a developer but not a DBA, you might find many performance monitoring tools hard to use. Visual Studio 2010’s Performance Profiler can get you the information you need without making you learn to be a DBA.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-development/sidebar-creating-sample-application-performance-profiler" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-development/sidebar-creating-sample-application-performance-profiler#comments Software Development Microsoft SQL Server Developer SQL Server Wed, 22 Sep 2010 18:59:00 +0000 7125 at http://sqlmag.com Review: DevExpress ASP.NET Controls http://sqlmag.com/aspnet/review-devexpress-aspnet-controls <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This suite of add-ons for Visual Studio will help you quickly populate a grid, chart, or similar ASP.NET web page with data.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/aspnet/review-devexpress-aspnet-controls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/aspnet/review-devexpress-aspnet-controls#comments Web Development Microsoft Visual Studio Software Development Microsoft SQL Server ASP ASP.NET Database Administration Development Product Product Review Programming Languages Tools and Products Visual Studio Visual Studio Web Administration Tue, 20 Jul 2010 13:31:00 +0000 4674 at http://sqlmag.com Securing Your SQL Server Environment http://sqlmag.com/database-security/securing-your-sql-server-environment <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="field-deck"> Protect your databases by following these security best practices </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Locking down your database environment can be a difficult task, but it doesn’t have to be. Learn how to protect your databases by using service accounts and encryption to secure your database files and network.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-security/securing-your-sql-server-environment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-security/securing-your-sql-server-environment#comments Microsoft SQL Server Security SQL Server Wed, 14 Oct 2009 03:00:00 +0000 9575 at http://sqlmag.com SQL Scripter 2.0 http://sqlmag.com/t-sql/sql-scripter-20 <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Create T-SQL scripts to run on target systems for exporting table data to remote clients.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/t-sql/sql-scripter-20" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/t-sql/sql-scripter-20#comments Software Development Microsoft SQL Server Development Product Product Review Scripting Scripting languages SQL Server T-SQL Tue, 23 Dec 2008 05:00:00 +0000 5082 at http://sqlmag.com RowGen 2.0 http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/rowgen-20 <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Use RowGen 2.0 to create referentially valid but random sample data that you can use in your test environment.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/rowgen-20" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/rowgen-20#comments Software Development Virtualization Microsoft SQL Server Client Virtualization Development SQL Server Testing Virtual machine (VM) virtualization-client Virtualization VM usage-client Thu, 30 Oct 2008 04:00:00 +0000 8103 at http://sqlmag.com Building a Custom Application with ADOMD.NET http://sqlmag.com/net-framework/building-custom-application-adomdnet <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>Create and use multi-dimensional queries on SSAS data cubes</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Draw upon your ADO.NET skills to start using ADOMD.NET</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/net-framework/building-custom-application-adomdnet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/net-framework/building-custom-application-adomdnet#comments Microsoft Visual Studio Software Development Microsoft SQL Server .NET Framework Database Development Development SQL Server SQL Server Analysis Services Mon, 29 Sep 2008 04:00:00 +0000 5947 at http://sqlmag.com Using SQL Server Management Studio 2005 to Build MDX Queries http://sqlmag.com/database-development/using-sql-server-management-studio-2005-build-mdx-queries <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">See how to build an MDX query against a cube.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-development/using-sql-server-management-studio-2005-build-mdx-queries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-development/using-sql-server-management-studio-2005-build-mdx-queries#comments Software Development Microsoft SQL Server Database Development Development SQL Server Mon, 29 Sep 2008 04:00:00 +0000 8685 at http://sqlmag.com MDX Queries http://sqlmag.com/t-sql/mdx-queries <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Take advantage of your T-SQL skills to learn MDX query basics.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/t-sql/mdx-queries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/t-sql/mdx-queries#comments Software Development Microsoft SQL Server Database Development Development Scripting Scripting languages SQL Server T-SQL Mon, 29 Sep 2008 04:00:00 +0000 4958 at http://sqlmag.com LINQ to Your SQL Server Data http://sqlmag.com/development/linq-your-sql-server-data <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="field-deck"> Efficiently build queries and simplify your data-access work </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Build efficient queries using LINQ, which is included in Visual Studio 2008.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/development/linq-your-sql-server-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/development/linq-your-sql-server-data#comments Microsoft Visual Studio Software Development Microsoft SQL Server C# Database Development Development LINQ Programming Languages SQL Server Visual Basic (VB) Visual Studio Fri, 28 Mar 2008 03:00:00 +0000 9364 at http://sqlmag.com An ADO Data Binding Primer http://sqlmag.com/net-framework/ado-data-binding-primer <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="field-deck"> Begin your understanding with this discussion of best practices and simple examples </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There are commonalities between the different forms of data binding. This article's focus on simple Windows Forms and ASP.NET examples provides a great introduction to data binding while running through some best practices.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/net-framework/ado-data-binding-primer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/net-framework/ado-data-binding-primer#comments Microsoft Visual Studio Software Development Microsoft SQL Server .NET Framework Advanced Development SQL Server SQL Server 2005 Thu, 25 Oct 2007 03:00:00 +0000 7415 at http://sqlmag.com Must-Have XML Tools http://sqlmag.com/xml/must-have-xml-tools <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>Excellent XML editing and support for XML Web services</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">XML tool suites from Altova and DataDirect Technologies are both excellent for XML editing and XML Web services support.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/xml/must-have-xml-tools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/xml/must-have-xml-tools#comments Software Development Microsoft SQL Server Development Programming Languages SQL Server XML Thu, 21 Jun 2007 04:00:00 +0000 5832 at http://sqlmag.com Filling a Green Field http://sqlmag.com/visual-studio/filling-green-field <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Today's green field is tomorrow's green swamp. Although rewriting code from scratch might seem easier, learn why you should do it in only rare cases.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/visual-studio/filling-green-field" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/visual-studio/filling-green-field#comments Microsoft Visual Studio Software Development Microsoft SQL Server Development News SQL Server Tools and Products Visual Studio 2005 Fri, 06 Oct 2006 04:00:00 +0000 8194 at http://sqlmag.com Two Sides of the Same Coin http://sqlmag.com/visual-studio/two-sides-same-coin <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">People have had both good and bad experiences with merging changes in Team Foundation Server (TFS). If your experiences have been bad, here's how you can prevent problems. </div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/visual-studio/two-sides-same-coin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/visual-studio/two-sides-same-coin#comments Microsoft Visual Studio Software Development Microsoft SQL Server Development SQL Server Tools and Products Visual Studio 2005 Thu, 05 Oct 2006 04:00:00 +0000 4725 at http://sqlmag.com .NET Now Positioned to Replace COM http://sqlmag.com/com-and-com/net-now-positioned-replace-com <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When Microsoft introduced its .NET technology, there were many discussions about whether this was a sign of the end of COM. At the time, most people concluded that it wasn't the end for COM. However, the mind-set is changing.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/com-and-com/net-now-positioned-replace-com" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/com-and-com/net-now-positioned-replace-com#comments Microsoft Visual Studio Software Development Microsoft SQL Server .NET Framework COM COM and COM+ Development Hardware Networking News SQL Server Thu, 05 Oct 2006 04:00:00 +0000 7330 at http://sqlmag.com Looking for a New Job? Keep These Pointers in Mind http://sqlmag.com/training-and-certification/looking-new-job-keep-these-pointers-mind <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Learn what really sets a candidate apart when interviewing for a developer (or any) position. </div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/training-and-certification/looking-new-job-keep-these-pointers-mind" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/training-and-certification/looking-new-job-keep-these-pointers-mind#comments Software Development Microsoft SQL Server Career Development Database Developer Development SQL Server Training and Certification Mon, 07 Aug 2006 04:00:00 +0000 6636 at http://sqlmag.com Coming Attraction http://sqlmag.com/visual-studio/coming-attraction <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There hasn't been much discussion about the contents of Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1. Here's a sneak peak into two features that this service pack will include.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/visual-studio/coming-attraction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/visual-studio/coming-attraction#comments Microsoft Visual Studio Software Development Microsoft SQL Server Database Developer Development News SQL Server SQL Server Everywhere Tools and Products Visual Studio 2005 Mon, 07 Aug 2006 04:00:00 +0000 6750 at http://sqlmag.com Paradigm Shift Isn't About the Client Environment http://sqlmag.com/server-systems/paradigm-shift-isnt-about-client-environment <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In companies, the desktop computer is here to stay but the servers they connect to might be hosted elsewhere.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/server-systems/paradigm-shift-isnt-about-client-environment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/server-systems/paradigm-shift-isnt-about-client-environment#comments Software Development Microsoft SQL Server Database Developer Development Server Management Server systems SQL Server Systems Management Mon, 07 Aug 2006 04:00:00 +0000 9404 at http://sqlmag.com Snapshot Isolation vs. NoLock http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2005/snapshot-isolation-vs-nolock <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="node-body article-body"> In SQL Server 2005, Microsoft introduced Snapshot Isolation, which is supposed to be an alternative to using NoLock. However, Snapshot Isolation has a few problems.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2005/snapshot-isolation-vs-nolock" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2005/snapshot-isolation-vs-nolock#comments Software Development Microsoft SQL Server Database Developer Development News SQL Server SQL Server 2005 Mon, 07 Aug 2006 03:00:00 +0000 9482 at http://sqlmag.com Software Sector Is Seeing Another Paradigm Shift http://sqlmag.com/server-systems/software-sector-seeing-another-paradigm-shift <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Every so often, the business software industry's focus goes through a paradigm shift. We're on the verge of another shift, but it's not the one you might think.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/server-systems/software-sector-seeing-another-paradigm-shift" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/server-systems/software-sector-seeing-another-paradigm-shift#comments Software Development Microsoft SQL Server Database Developer Development News Server Management Server systems SQL Server Systems Management Fri, 04 Aug 2006 04:00:00 +0000 4994 at http://sqlmag.com Interested in a Programming Career? Here's How to Start http://sqlmag.com/training-and-certification/interested-programming-career-heres-how-start <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Here's some advice on how to start a programming career when you're working fulltime at another job.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/training-and-certification/interested-programming-career-heres-how-start" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/training-and-certification/interested-programming-career-heres-how-start#comments Software Development Microsoft SQL Server Career Development Development SQL Server Training and Certification Fri, 21 Jul 2006 04:00:00 +0000 7714 at http://sqlmag.com ASP.NET 2.0: Cache In on Performance Shortcuts http://sqlmag.com/aspnet/aspnet-20-cache-performance-shortcuts <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="field-deck"> Boost your Web site performance by using new callback functions and enhanced caching options </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Take advantage of callback functions and enhanced caching options to boost your Web application’s performance at the client, Web server, and database tiers.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/aspnet/aspnet-20-cache-performance-shortcuts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/aspnet/aspnet-20-cache-performance-shortcuts#comments Web Development Microsoft Visual Studio Software Development Microsoft SQL Server .NET Framework Development Jscript Scripting Scripting languages SQL Server Visual Studio Thu, 22 Jun 2006 03:00:00 +0000 9055 at http://sqlmag.com Three Non-TechEd Announcements That Are Important to Developers http://sqlmag.com/visual-studio/three-non-teched-announcements-are-important-developers <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Learn about the CTP release of the Visual Studio Team Edition for Database Professionals, an interesting blog about the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0, and Project Glidepath.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/visual-studio/three-non-teched-announcements-are-important-developers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/visual-studio/three-non-teched-announcements-are-important-developers#comments Microsoft Visual Studio Software Development Microsoft SQL Server Database Developer Development News SQL Server Tools and Products Visual Studio 2005 Fri, 16 Jun 2006 04:00:00 +0000 9962 at http://sqlmag.com Scrum Isn't Just for Agile Processes http://sqlmag.com/visual-studio/scrum-isnt-just-agile-processes <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">You can improve your software development process by leveraging Team Foundation System's (TFS's) built-in process-documentation features when you create a new TFS project. TFS ships with two processes: CMMI and Agile.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/visual-studio/scrum-isnt-just-agile-processes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/visual-studio/scrum-isnt-just-agile-processes#comments Microsoft Visual Studio Software Development Microsoft SQL Server Development News SQL Server Tools and Products Visual Studio 2005 Mon, 05 Jun 2006 04:00:00 +0000 6973 at http://sqlmag.com Daily Builds and Scrum http://sqlmag.com/visual-studio/daily-builds-and-scrum <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Today, developers have to build reliable applications and build them fast. Team Foundation Build, (a Team Foundation Server add-on) and Scrum (an agile process) can help in this endeavor.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/visual-studio/daily-builds-and-scrum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/visual-studio/daily-builds-and-scrum#comments Microsoft Visual Studio Software Development Microsoft SQL Server Development News SQL Server Tools and Products Visual Studio 2005 Fri, 19 May 2006 04:00:00 +0000 7651 at http://sqlmag.com Atlas Takes on the World http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/atlas-takes-world <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft, recognizing that highly dynamic sites are the future of Web applications, is working to catch up with the AJAX movement by offering a free toolkit called Atlas.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/atlas-takes-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/atlas-takes-world#comments Microsoft Visual Studio Software Development Microsoft SQL Server .NET Framework Development Jscript Scripting Scripting languages SQL Server Thu, 11 May 2006 03:00:00 +0000 5724 at http://sqlmag.com Source Control Basics: Shelving, Branching, and Merging http://sqlmag.com/net-framework/source-control-basics-shelving-branching-and-merging <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Team Foundation Server provides three features for managing source code: shelving (which is a new and much needed feature), branching (which is helpful in specific situations), and merging (which should almost never be used).</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/net-framework/source-control-basics-shelving-branching-and-merging" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/net-framework/source-control-basics-shelving-branching-and-merging#comments Microsoft Visual Studio Software Development Microsoft SQL Server .NET Framework Development News SQL Server Fri, 05 May 2006 03:00:00 +0000 9759 at http://sqlmag.com Write Code Without Having to Type It http://sqlmag.com/development/write-code-without-having-type-it <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Visual Studio 2005's new IntelliSense Code Snippet feature lets you include code without typing it. </div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/development/write-code-without-having-type-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/development/write-code-without-having-type-it#comments Microsoft Visual Studio Software Development Microsoft SQL Server .NET Framework C# Development News Programming Languages SQL Server Tools and Products Visual Basic.NET Visual Studio 2005 Fri, 21 Apr 2006 04:00:00 +0000 6126 at http://sqlmag.com Finding a Rosetta Stone http://sqlmag.com/development/finding-rosetta-stone <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft is developing a Rosetta stone that lists all the keywords for several Microsoft-supported languages. This important Rosetta stone will provide developers with a better understanding of the keywords in the various OOP languages.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/development/finding-rosetta-stone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/development/finding-rosetta-stone#comments Microsoft Visual Studio Software Development Microsoft SQL Server .NET Framework C# Development News Programming Languages SQL Server Visual Basic (VB) Visual Basic.NET Fri, 07 Apr 2006 04:00:00 +0000 4895 at http://sqlmag.com We All Need to Speak a Common Tongue http://sqlmag.com/development/we-all-need-speak-common-tongue <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Visual Basic (VB), Visual C#, Visual C++, and Visual J# all follow an OO paradigm. However, some of VB’s terms differ from those used by the other .NET languages. Here's a look at how object keywords differ.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/development/we-all-need-speak-common-tongue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/development/we-all-need-speak-common-tongue#comments Microsoft Visual Studio Software Development Microsoft SQL Server .NET Framework C# Commentary Development Programming Languages SQL Server Tools and Products Visual Basic (VB) Visual Basic.NET Visual Studio Mon, 20 Mar 2006 05:00:00 +0000 5951 at http://sqlmag.com Back to Basics - 06 Mar 2006 http://sqlmag.com/development/back-basics-06-mar-2006 <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="node-body article-body"> If you’re just getting started with .NET, here’s a look at some basic .NET learning tools as well as links to resources in which you can get more information. </div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/development/back-basics-06-mar-2006" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/development/back-basics-06-mar-2006#comments Microsoft Visual Studio Software Development Microsoft SQL Server .NET Framework C# Database Developer Development News Programming Languages SQL Server Tools and Products Visual Basic.NET Visual Studio Visual Studio 2005 Mon, 06 Mar 2006 05:00:00 +0000 4937 at http://sqlmag.com VSTO and SharePoint--A Winning and Possibly Profitable Combination http://sqlmag.com/visual-studio/vsto-and-sharepoint-winning-and-possibly-profitable-combination <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Working with VSTO, Windows SharePoint Services, and other Office system tools to develop collaboration, messaging, and other information-management solutions might help your company net part of a $148 billion market.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/visual-studio/vsto-and-sharepoint-winning-and-possibly-profitable-combination" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/visual-studio/vsto-and-sharepoint-winning-and-possibly-profitable-combination#comments Microsoft Visual Studio Software Development Microsoft SharePoint Microsoft SQL Server .NET Framework Database Developer Development News SharePoint SQL Server Tools and Products Visual Studio 2005 Mon, 06 Mar 2006 05:00:00 +0000 5415 at http://sqlmag.com Build Lab in a Box http://sqlmag.com/visual-studio/build-lab-box <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Not sure if you should migrate to Team Foundation Server (TFS)? Team Foundation Build might just give you a reason to migrate.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/visual-studio/build-lab-box" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/visual-studio/build-lab-box#comments Microsoft Visual Studio Software Development Microsoft SQL Server .NET Framework Database Developer Development News SQL Server SQL Server 2005 Tools and Products Visual Studio 2005 Fri, 03 Feb 2006 05:00:00 +0000 8156 at http://sqlmag.com A Ripple Has Become a Wave http://sqlmag.com/visual-studio/ripple-has-become-wave <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Just as Developer .NET UPDATE is going through a transition, hopefully you're looking at your own transition to .NET if you haven't already done so. </div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/visual-studio/ripple-has-become-wave" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/visual-studio/ripple-has-become-wave#comments Microsoft Visual Studio Software Development Microsoft SQL Server .NET Framework Database Developer Development News SQL Server Tools and Products Visual Studio 2005 Fri, 03 Feb 2006 05:00:00 +0000 9943 at http://sqlmag.com SQL Server 2005: Development Questions http://sqlmag.com/tips/sql-server-2005-development-questions <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bill Sheldon answers common questions that developers have about changes coming in SQL Server 2005.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/tips/sql-server-2005-development-questions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/tips/sql-server-2005-development-questions#comments Microsoft SQL Server Home Technology Home Theater SQL Server Tips Tue, 24 Jan 2006 16:33:21 +0000 5520 at http://sqlmag.com Will .NET Survive? http://sqlmag.com/net-framework/will-net-survive <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Take a moment to review where .NET has been and where it’s going, because like everything else, change is coming.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/net-framework/will-net-survive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/net-framework/will-net-survive#comments Microsoft Visual Studio Software Development Microsoft SQL Server .NET Framework Database Developer Development News SQL Server Thu, 12 Jan 2006 05:00:00 +0000 6828 at http://sqlmag.com Even the Orange County Choppers Are Talking Up SQL Server 2005's Features http://sqlmag.com/net-framework/even-orange-county-choppers-are-talking-sql-server-2005s-features <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bill Sheldon wraps up the year with an update about SQL Server 2005 documentation and a look at some more of the new and enhanced features in SQL Server 2005.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/net-framework/even-orange-county-choppers-are-talking-sql-server-2005s-features" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/net-framework/even-orange-county-choppers-are-talking-sql-server-2005s-features#comments Microsoft Visual Studio Software Development Microsoft SQL Server .NET Framework Database Developer Development News SQL Server SQL Server 2005 Tue, 20 Dec 2005 05:00:00 +0000 6502 at http://sqlmag.com Exciting Changes Integrated Into Reporting Services 2005 http://sqlmag.com/reporting/exciting-changes-integrated-reporting-services-2005 <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Many of the exciting changes in SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services are associated with integration. Here’s a look at some of those changes.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/reporting/exciting-changes-integrated-reporting-services-2005" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/reporting/exciting-changes-integrated-reporting-services-2005#comments Business Intelligence Management & Mobility Microsoft Visual Studio Software Development Microsoft SQL Server .NET Framework Business Intelligence Client Management Database Developer Development Reporting SQL Server SQL Server 2005 SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) Systems Management Mon, 05 Dec 2005 05:00:00 +0000 9065 at http://sqlmag.com Leverage Reporting Services 2005 Independent of Your Database http://sqlmag.com/net-framework/leverage-reporting-services-2005-independent-your-database <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">SQL Server Reporting Services is standalone set of components that leverage data stored in SQL Server 2005. It’s to your advantage to upgrade this set of components when you upgrade to SQL Server 2005.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/net-framework/leverage-reporting-services-2005-independent-your-database" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/net-framework/leverage-reporting-services-2005-independent-your-database#comments Microsoft Visual Studio Software Development Microsoft SQL Server .NET Framework Database Developer Development SQL Server SQL Server 2005 Thu, 01 Dec 2005 05:00:00 +0000 8456 at http://sqlmag.com Workflow Today and Tomorrow http://sqlmag.com/net-framework/workflow-today-and-tomorrow <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A look at the relationship between Windows Workflow Foundation and BizTalk Server 2006.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/net-framework/workflow-today-and-tomorrow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/net-framework/workflow-today-and-tomorrow#comments Microsoft Visual Studio Software Development Microsoft SQL Server .NET Framework Database Developer Development Fundamental Legacy SQL Server Fri, 07 Oct 2005 04:00:00 +0000 6533 at http://sqlmag.com Direct from PDC05 http://sqlmag.com/visual-studio/direct-pdc05 <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As with every PDC, there were numerous announcements at PDC05. Two announcements that will have the most impact on developers in the near future concern LINQ and Atlas.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/visual-studio/direct-pdc05" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/visual-studio/direct-pdc05#comments Microsoft Visual Studio Software Development Microsoft SQL Server .NET Framework Database Developer Development Fundamental SQL Server Tools and Products Visual Studio 2005 Mon, 19 Sep 2005 04:00:00 +0000 4882 at http://sqlmag.com Blog Contains Important Information About TFS Beta 3 http://sqlmag.com/visual-studio/blog-contains-important-information-about-tfs-beta-3 <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">It’s not surprising that Team Foundation Server (TFS) beta 3 will be released in first quarter 2006, which is after Visual Studio 2005’s expected release in November. What is surprising is how Microsoft is letting people know about TFS 3.0’s release.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/visual-studio/blog-contains-important-information-about-tfs-beta-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/visual-studio/blog-contains-important-information-about-tfs-beta-3#comments Microsoft Visual Studio Software Development Microsoft SQL Server .NET Framework Database Developer Development Fundamental SQL Server Tools and Products Visual Studio 2005 Fri, 02 Sep 2005 04:00:00 +0000 9621 at http://sqlmag.com The Shifting Sands of Technology http://sqlmag.com/net-framework/shifting-sands-technology <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The paradigm under which designers build applications is changing. Learn what to expect and why.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/net-framework/shifting-sands-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/net-framework/shifting-sands-technology#comments Microsoft Visual Studio Software Development Microsoft SQL Server .NET Framework Development Fundamental SQL Server Fri, 19 Aug 2005 04:00:00 +0000 8331 at http://sqlmag.com Looking Ahead http://sqlmag.com/net-framework/looking-ahead <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">It’s time for the Microsoft Professional Developers Conference 2005. This year, the conference will cover technology such as Windows Vista, IIS 7.0, and Office 12.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/net-framework/looking-ahead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/net-framework/looking-ahead#comments Microsoft Visual Studio Software Development Microsoft SQL Server .NET Framework Career Development Conferences and Trade Shows Development Fundamental SQL Server Windows Server Windows Server 2008 Mon, 08 Aug 2005 04:00:00 +0000 10094 at http://sqlmag.com Testing, Testing 1 2 3 http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/testing-testing-1-2-3 <div class="field-byline"> William Sheldon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Although it’s not that fun, testing is an important task when developing .NET applications. Fortunately, Microsoft's Team Edition for Developers (TED) product suite includes automated tools for testing.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/testing-testing-1-2-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/testing-testing-1-2-3#comments Microsoft Visual Studio Software Development Virtualization Microsoft SQL Server .NET Framework Client Virtualization Development Fundamental SQL Server Testing Tools and Products Virtual machine (VM) virtualization-client Virtualization Visual Studio 2005 VM usage-client Fri, 15 Jul 2005 03:00:00 +0000 8138 at http://sqlmag.com