Tim Huckaby

Tim Huckaby is CEO and founder of Actus Interactive Software and InterKnowlogy, experts in .NET and Microsoft platforms. He has worked on and with product teams at Microsoft for many years, has coauthored several books, and is a frequent conference speaker.

Articles by Tim Huckaby
Silverlight: The Time to Learn Is Now 

Silverlight: You’ve seen the beautiful user interfaces and you've seen the gratuitous animations. Silverlight runs in the browser, but not just any browser--it's cross platform. And it spans devices from computers to the phone. You might not be doing it now, but you'll do it eventually. You'll build rich Internet applications (RIA) in Silverlight.

Microsoft PDC 2003
At this year’s Professional Developers Conference, Microsoft went public on, and consequently demonstrated, several upcoming technologies, including Whidbey, the next major version of Visual Studio .NET, and Longhorn, the next version of the Windows OS.
VeriSign Shuts Down SiteFinder Service Under Pressure from ICANN
VeriSign’s short-lived redirect service has brought serious consequences for the company.
Windows Web Solutions UPDATE, October 7, 2003
Windows Server 2003’s Authorization Manager provides an authorization framework that you can use when you need to give users access to an LOB application.
Role-Based Access with Authorization Manager 4
Unlike authentication, authorization was historically tough to achieve. However, Windows 2003 has changed that situation by providing Authorization Manager. Combined with Windows .NET Framework's role-based security, Authorization Manager is powerful.
Microsoft.com Search--Under the Hood
Here's a peek under the hood at the way Microsoft uses Windows SharePoint Services beta 2 as its search engine on Microsoft.com.
IIS Application Authentication Security

In today's security-hysteria era, the fact that security is such a broad topic is unfortunate. We don't have a one-stop shopping center for learning security. Even the security experts I know concentrate on only one or two major security areas or levels.

Microsoft Releases More Valuable IIS 6.0 Information
Find out about more free IIS resources recently released by Microsoft
Web Server Market Share and HTTP Compression 1
Find out more about a new survey that concludes that IIS is the dominant Web server platform for Fortune 1000 companies’ Web sites.
The New Features of IIS 6.0's FTP Server 11
Find out more about some of IIS 6.0's less publicized features.
Virtual Disk Service and Its Client Tools
Windows 2003's VDS and its client tools ease administration by providing one interface for storage devices from most vendors.
The IIS 6.0 Resource Kit 4
Find out more about the Resource Kit that you can download for free.
Windows Web Solutions UPDATE, June 3, 2003
Find out more about a book Tim Huckaby recommends to help you with your IIS 6.0 deployment questions.
The IIS 6.0 Deployment Guide
Find out more about an IIS book that Tim Huckaby recommends.
IIS 6.0: Designed for Speed and Fault Tolerance
Find out more about IIS 6.0’s capabilities
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