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Desktop Virtualization Journal launched today on Ulitzer will keep i-technology industry well-informed and help them make the right purchase decisions for desktop virtualization, application virtualization and virtual desktop infrastructure technologies.. With more than 2,700 articles, blog entries, news stories, and opinion pieces Desktop Virtualization Journal offers more knowledge and information than all other sites on this subject put together. Desktop Virtualization Journal is the first site dedicated exclusively to helping desktop architects, IT directors, IT managers and their staffs tasked with understanding desktop virtualization technologies from Microsoft, Citrix, VMware, and the many newer specialized companies that offer unique approaches to virtual desktop delivery.Desktop Virtualization Journal delivers a single online point of information for best ... (more)

SYS-CON Launches "PBDJ 2009" Website for PowerBuilder Developer's Journal

SYS-CON Media announced today that the Website showcasing one of its most distinguished titles, PowerBuilder Developer's Journal (PBDJ), founded in 1994 and now now in its sixteenth consecutive year of publication, has been stunningly re-designed and re-launched at PBDJ 2009 - where under the technical-savvy leadership of longtime Editor Bruce Armstrong, PBDJ continues to publish in-depth perspectives, technical features, industry columns, book reviews and excerpts, all written by thought leaders in the worldwide PowerBuilder community. Distinguished contributions over the years ... (more)

ServletExec 4.0 Released

ServletExec 4.0 Released (Alpharetta, GA) - New Atlanta Communications, LLC, announced the availability of ServletExec 4.0, the only commercial product to feature Servlet API 2.3 and JSP 1.2. It also includes the ability to configure JDBC 2.0 data sources, Web application security, resource monitoring, general performance enhancements, and a straightforward installation and configuration process. The product is available for immediate download at www.servletexec.com. Borland Announces New Version of Studio for Java (Long Beach, CA) - Borland Software Corporation unveiled the new Bo... (more)

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.NET - A Complete Development Cycle It's all a question of balance. You can apply these words of wisdom to managing software development projects and to planning out the contents of a book, but it's still a tightrope walk. Gunther Lenz and Thomas Moeller have learned this balance from their many software projects and now try to reflect their experience in this book - which, as the cover says - covers the complete development cycle of a .NET software project. In almost minute detail then we are taken through the analysis, design, implementation, deployment, and maintenance strategi... (more)

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.NET and COM - The Complete Interoperability Guide is divided into four major areas: using COM components in .NET, using .NET components from COM, designing great COM components for .NET, and designing great .NET components for COM. A brief scan of the table of contents will quickly convey the wealth of material that has been compiled into this book. Adam Nathan starts out with an overview of .NET, managed code, and unmanaged code. In the first two chapters, he provided the reader with the necessary vocabulary that is applied throughout the book. His description of advanced .NET ... (more)

Summer of Code Projects Announced

Big 5, Big 50 The Mono project celebrates its 5th anniversary this month. The Mono project was launched in July 2001; I started following Mono in the press almost immediately, and soon started checking the homepage. In November I downloaded the source, and in February 2002 I started contributing to System.Drawing and System.Window.Forms. Counting articles, columns and book reviews, this column is my 50th contribution to DNDJ since my first article on Mono, "What the Monkey Can Do," was published back in March of 2003. Summer of Code Projects Announced The list of projects for thi... (more)