Microsoft says the launch of Windows 2003 next month will mean it can offer a complete application server platform. Combining this with Office 2003, Microsoft believes, can offer a fast track to web services. But does it add up?
An easier way to build web services?
Microsoft says its latest development tool, Visual Studio .net 2003 represents the easiest way to build web services.
XML offers better flexibility but gives users too much control in Office 2003
Microsoft promises to change the way users create, access and manage information, by making XML the foundation for its forthcoming Office 2003 productivity suite. But at what cost to the IT department.
Microsoft struggles to move VBA developers to Office 2003 environment
Office 2003 may offer end-users a host of new productivity features, but Microsoft has admitted it faces a struggle to move the developer community to the new platform.
This was first published in March 2003