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Term of the Week: XAML

XAML (Extensible Application Markup Language) is the codename for a new Microsoft markup language used to create UI elements for client applications in the forthcoming Windows release codenamed "Longhorn." The main XAML benefit to developers is that you'll be able to separate the application logic code from presentation code.

Open Source Defined

Do you want to get involved in the heated conversations around the water cooler? At the very least, you need to understand the term Open Source and what it means to the software industry. Here is where you start.

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