Intro to Managed C++, Part 2: Mixing Managed and Unmanaged Code (12 tags)
In the first article of the series, Sam Gentile focused on what Managed C++ was, some of its advantages and roles, and scenarios in which it excelled. One of those scenarios is the focus of this article: the ability to mix managed and unmanaged code in the same module.
ASP.NET Forms Authentication - Part 1 (9 tags)
In many Web applications, there is a need to authenticate users to allow them access to different parts of a site based on their credentials. This article by Abel Banda shows you how you can do this in ASP.NET with Forms Authentication.
C# Generics (8 tags)
The single most anticipated (and dreaded?) feature of Visual C# 2.0 is the addition of Generics. Jesse Liberty shows you what problems Generics solve, how to use them to improve your code, and why you need not fear them.
Using NDoc: Adding World-Class Documentation to Your .NET Components (8 tags)
Shawn Van Ness had never been a big fan of source-code-based documentation generators - tools that attempt to produce reference documentation by mining specially-formatted comments from source code. The concept is clearly of great value: by scanning the source code, the doc-generator can alert the author to any code items that are missing documentation. But the rumors are true - he recently met a new documentation generator, and he's fallen in love. Its name is NDoc, and he does believe it loves him too.
Miguel de Icaza Explains How to "Get" Mono (7 tags)
It's perhaps the most controversial project in the open source world, but this mostly stems from misunderstanding: Mono, the open source development platform based upon Microsoft's .NET framework. Immediate reactions from many dubious Linux developers have ranged from confusion over its connection with .NET to wondering what the benefits of developing under it are. Throughout the course of its four years of intense development, sponsored by Novell, Mono founder Miguel de Icaza has had to frequently clarify the .NET issue and sell the community on it. In this new interview, Howard Wen asks Miguel to explain himself one more time.