Roadmap to Microsoft Technologies for Microsoft Business Solutions–Great Plains

 

XML Web Services Developer Center Home provides developers with downloads, articles, newsgroup links, and more.

Extensible Markup Language (XML) is the universal format for data on the Web. This link will take you into the MSDN Library to review articles surrounding XML in addition to essential links and newsgroup information.

BizTalk Server 2002 makes it fundamentally easier to integrate your internal applications and securely connect with your business partners over the Internet. This link will take you into the MSDN Library to review articles surrounding the BizTalk Server, in addition to essential links and newsgroup information.

Microsoft SQL Server is a relational database management and analysis system for e-commerce, line-of-business, and data warehousing solutions. SQL Server® 2000, the latest version, includes support for XML and HTTP, performance and availability features to partition load and ensure uptime and advanced management and tuning functionality to automate routine tasks and lower total cost of ownership. This link will take you into the MSDN Library to review articles surrounding SQL Server, in addition to essential links and newsgroup information.

Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ) technology enables applications running at different times to communicate across heterogeneous networks and systems that may be temporarily offline. MSMQ provides guaranteed message delivery, efficient routing, security, and priority-based messaging. This link to the MSMQ home page provides an overview of MSMQ, white paper access, events, related products and technologies, and more.

Visual Basic for Application provides a complete integrated development environment (IDE) that features the same elements familiar to developers using Microsoft Visual Basic, including a Project Window, a Properties Window, and debugging tools. VBA also includes support for Microsoft Forms, for creating custom dialog boxes, and ActiveX® Controls, for rapidly building user interfaces.

Visual Studio .NET provides developers with powerful tools and servers for rapidly building XML Web services and enterprise applications.

Visual Basic Developer Center provides developers with powerful tools and servers for rapidly building XML Web services and enterprise applications.

Data Access Technologies. This home page hosts information related to technologies for retrieving and manipulating data. These technologies include: ADO.NET, Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC), and the Microsoft Data Engine (MSDE).

COM Automation is a technology that allows software packages to expose their unique features to scripting tools and other applications. Using Automation, you can create and manipulate objects exposed in one application from another application.

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