Japanese version of January 2007 issue now online

You asked for it; you got it!  The January 2007 issue of MSDN Magazine is now available online in Japanese (that’s in addition to the other 10 languages currently available). -Stephen


Happy holidays!

Happy holidays from all of us at MSDN Magazine. -Stephen


Linking to the current issue in your language

We’ve received several requests recently to make it easy for folks with blogs or other Web sites to link to whatever is the current issue of the magazine, and to do so in their preferred language.  As such, we’ve put up a new redirection page that provides this behavior.  Simply link to http://msdn.microsoft.com/msdnmag/currentissue, and you’ll…


Where there were 7, now there are 10

Starting with the November 2006 issue of MSDN Magazine, the magazine content went online simultaneously in 7 languages.  This month, with the January 2007 issue, we put up 10 languages!  So in addition to those we previously had (English, Spanish, French, German, Russian, Brazilian Portuguese, and Simplified Chinese), the January 2007 issue is now also…


MSDN Magazine January 2007 now available online

The January 2007 issue of MSDN Magazine is now available online.  This issue is chock full of great content, a large chunk of which focuses on developing for Windows Vista.  Chris Corio starts off the feature well with an in-depth look an User Access Control (UAC) and what it means for you when moving your apps…


Running ASMX Web Services on STA Threads

ASMX Web services in ASP.NET run on MTA threads from the thread pool.  That’s great, unless your Web services are using STA COM components and you’re running into performance issues resulting from all of your Web service calls queuing waiting for the STA thread to become available.  Jeff Prosise, in his Wicked Code column from…


Build Custom Activities To Extend The Reach Of Your Workflows

Windows Workflow Foundation is a very cool and useful addition to the .NET Framework.  Interested in learning more about writing custom activities for WF?  Check out Matt Milner’s article in the December 2006 issue of MSDN Magazine.  Note, too, that as part of our new Foundations column we’ve started with the January 2007 issue of MSDN…


Inside Diagnostic Tools for .NET

In his December 2006 MSDN Magazine article, Jonathan Keljo from the CLR team at Microsoft takes a high-level look at the types of tools that can be written using the CLR Profiling API.  It’s a great overview: http://msdn.microsoft.com/msdnmag/issues/06/12/CLRInsideOut/default.aspx.


MSDN Magazine December 2006 now available online

The December 2006 issue of MSDN Magazine is now available online!  Check it out. For mobility, long-time author Paul Yao dives into Windows Embedded CE 6.0, and Rob Pierry is back showing you how to write apps for mobile devices to provide imaging functionality, including taking pictures with the device’s camera and emailing them through…

Harness The Power Of P2P Communication In Windows Vista And WCF

For those of you who haven’t heard, Windows Vista released to manufacturing (RTM’d) last week!  And just prior to Vista, the .NET Framework 3.0 also RTM’d.  We’ve been covering Windows Vista and .NET Framework 3.0 development in MSDN Magazine for a while now, but now that the they’re released, you can expect much more in-depth…