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Create and Edit Office Documents with .NET

Get a jump on the growing need to create and edit Office documents (mostly Word and Excel documents) programmatically from .NET applications. Dino Esposito demonstrates two approaches.

What's New in ADO.NET 2.0 for SQL Developers

ADO.NET 2.0 introduces enhancements to the .NET provider model and SQL Server managed provider, which go a long way towards getting better support for specific database features within the boundaries of a common object model.

Script Callbacks in ASP.NET 2.0

ASP.NET 2.0 abstracts the Web developer from the creation of server requests and the logic needed to parse the server's responses. Script callbacks offer a ready-to-use mechanism that greatly simplifies the procedure.

The ASP.NET 2.0 Provider Model

To move the session state from the local memory (the ASP.NET cache) to a SQL Server table, all you do is modify an attribute in the web.config file. You don't need to recompile or even touch the code. Learn about the magic behind this behavior, which the ASP.NET 2.0 provider model provides.

Meditating Upon the ASP.NET Code-Behind Model

With the first alpha of ASP.NET 2.0 just around the corner, the debate about the effective goodness of code-behind seems to be close to its end.

Five Reasons to Jump on the ASP.NET 1.1 Bandwagon

It's known that the .NET Framework version 1.1 is a minor upgrade with a relatively limited set of changes and updates. Get a gist of the changes with this list of five programming related differences between ASP.NET 1.0 and ASP.NET 1.1.

Top White Papers and Webcasts

  • "Security" is the number one issue holding business leaders back from the cloud. But does the reality match the perception? Keeping data close to home, on premises, makes business and IT leaders feel inherently more secure. But the truth is, cloud solutions can offer companies real, tangible security advantages. Before you assume that on-site is the only way to keep data safe, it's worth taking a comprehensive approach to evaluating risks. Doing so can lead to big benefits.

  • Live Event Date: August 20, 2014 @ 1:00 p.m. ET / 10:00 a.m. PT When you look at natural user interfaces as a developer, it isn't just fun and games. There are some very serious, real-world usage models of how things can help make the world a better place – things like Intel® RealSense™ technology. Check out this upcoming eSeminar and join the panel of experts, both from inside and outside of Intel, as they discuss how natural user interfaces will likely be getting adopted in a wide variety …

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