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July 14, 2015 By Keyoti

RapidSpell Desktop .NET

Add spell checking to windows forms apps. RapidSpell Desktop .NET provides Winforms developers with a powerful spell checking control...

October 15, 2011 by

HTC opens up to developers

HTCdev team members Jad Boniface and Michael Ludden tell ZDNet UK why manufacturers are rushing to open up their Android UIs for modification and why HTC's Windows Phone users no longer see Sense

March 1, 2012 By mydevplanet

Windows API from JAVA

The supported API's include Registry management (read/write), Launching files, Common dialogues, Kill tasks, Capture keystrokes (System...

August 11, 2010 by

Microsoft's data-driven black hole

Microsoft has the telemetry religion; the development of IE 9, like Windows 7 and Office before it, is driven by data about what people actually do. In IE 9's case, it's things like a list of the 7,000 programming APIs that are in use on the most popular Web sites (the most popular JavaScript API, incidentally, used in 91% of them extracts a substring from a string).

October 29, 2008 by

Windows 7 - user interface is king

Windows 7 places user interface design at the center of the Windows 7 development effort. WPF - Microsoft's new .NET API for Windows user interface development - will also truly come into its own in Windows 7 timeframes. Oh, and WordPad in Windows 7 supports ODF.

August 14, 2008 by

Countering an Apple-favoring .NET critic

I've been investigating Apple Cocoa API as I plan to complement my Windows and UNIX development skills with skills in Mac development. That doesn't mean I am willing to accept weak attacks what I consider to be a superior development platform: .NET.

November 8, 2007 by

Microsoft delivers test build of Windows Live toolkit, more Live APIs

Microsoft made available for download a first Community Technology Preview (CTP) test build of a toolkit for building applications and Web sites incorporating Windows Live services using Visual Studio, as well as a couple more beta of programming interfaces for Windows Live. But unlike Google, Microsoft is doing very little to toot its own developer horn on the Web services front.

December 12, 2006 by

Former Windows bigwig working on Ajax Search API at Google

When Marc Lucovsky, one of Microsoft's top Windows architects, jumped ship and joined Google a couple of years ago, nobody (including Lucovsky) was willing to say what his new role would be inside Redmond's search rival. Now we know what Lucovsky is doing (thanks to former Microsoft chief blogger Robert Scoble).

July 11, 2006 by

What can you do with Windows Live Messenger?

Windows Live Messenger has a potential audience of 240 million users. This means great opportunities for both businesses (free API access, ad servers, pay-for-placement,) as well as hobbyists (interactive multi-user apps, DHTML and AJAX development.) With Internet Explorer now directly accessable in Windows Live Messenger, the aim is to create a user experience that is all about interactivity and engagement.


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