What you want to avoid is unnecessary calls, and calls that retrieve more data than required. Why retrieve thousands of rows when you need two? Why make two trips to the database if you only need to make one? Richard Waugh provides us with tips on how to make your database applications more efficient. Start
by Judith Meyerson With the release of MS Access 2002, developers now have more power to do what they want to do--from talking XML to upsizing tables in SQL Server. Judith Meyerson presents the new face of Access.
Weblogs for Professional Web Sites
by James Ellis Content updates should be left to the experts so that fresh content can be added "when they want, not when you have time." James shows how weblogs can make content management of your site simple.
Down with the DMCA!
Swaine's Frames by Michael Swaine Michael lists all those things that the DMCA has left us with.