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.NET Developer's Journal Editor-in-Chief Derek Ferguson caught up with Dean Guida, CEO of Infragistics. In this exclusive interview, Guida talks about how Infragistics adds value to Microsoft products, competition with offshore ISVs, and the importance of the user experience. .NETDJ: What does Infragistics do? DG: Infragistics is the market leader in providing a broad range of presentation layer development tools and services for building applications utilizing Microsoft .NET, COM, and Java environments. Infragistics' flagship product is NetAdvantage 2004, a complete toolset for developing commercial-quality user interfaces for all Microsoft environments. .NETDJ: Having recently exhibited at Tech Ed 2004, what was your take on the event? DG: It was an exciting conference for Infragistics. Microsoft announced the launch of Visual Studio 2005 Team System, an extensible ... (more)

Outsourcing Viewpoint: The Future of Our Profession

I am new to consulting. For the past eight years, I have worked as a full-time software developer with a couple of startups here in Chicago. Joining Magenic Technologies - a Microsoft-platform consulting company - has been a change of pace for me, both in terms of no longer working for a startup (we're currently celebrating our 10th year in business) and in that I now move from client to client on a much more regular basis. In the context of my new career as a high-end consultant, I have had an epiphany about global outsourcing and its impact on the profession of software develo... (more)

SYS-CON Radio Interviews Gunther Lenz

  SYS-CON Radio interviews Gunther Lenz, Scientist of Siemens Corporate Research about the book ".NET - A Complete Development Cycle" (www.seapplied.net) and Siemens Corporate Research. Click here to listen {interview in MP3 format} ... (more)

SYS-CON Radio Interviews Richard Hale Shaw

  SYS-CON Radio interviews Richard Hale Shaw, CEO of The Richard Hale Shaw Group about the overall direction of and acceptance of .NET; Web Svcs vs. Remoting. Managed C++ vs. other Managed Languages. Click here to listen {interview in MP3 format} ... (more)

MS + AT&T = Enterprise Wireless Breakthrough

(August 1, 2002) - In a joint announcement made yesterday, Microsoft Corporation and AT&T Wireless announced plans to cooperate on a number of new wireless data initiatives. The first of these initiatives will see AT&T Wireless beginning to sell Microsoft's Pocket PC Phone Edition Edition before the end of the year. AT&T is also slated to begin selling Microsoft's SmartPhone devices as soon as they are released -- most likely, early in 2003. Microsoft and AT&T Wireless are also working closely together to ensure that many Microsoft applications will be ready to use "out of the b... (more)