CMP MEDIA MERGES TWO PUBS FOR NEW FEBRUARY LAUNCH.CMP CMP (cytidine monophosphate): see cytosine.
(1) (CMP Media LLC, Manhasset, NY, www.cmp.com) Part of United Business Media, CMP is a leading integrated media company that offers a wide variety of publications and services in the information Media (Manhasset, NY), a division of Miller Freeman An earlier subsidiary of United News & Media (www.unm.com). Miller Freeman was a leading trade show organizer and publisher serving a variety of industries. In 1996, it acquired the Blenheim Group, producers of the popular PC EXPO trade show, and in 1999, it acquired the CMP (San Francisco, CA), and Microsoft Corp. (Redmond, WA) have ceased publication of Microsoft Systems Journal and Microsoft Internet Developer magazines. Their circulation will be merged and a new magazine, MSDN (MicroSoft Developer Network) A subscription service from Microsoft for software developers. It includes technical documentation and news, patches and fixes for existing products and beta copies of upcoming releases. , will be launched with an issue on February 22.
The new publication will be published monthly with a paid and controlled circulation of 72,000 Internet software developers. Microsoft Systems Journal was a monthly launched in 1986 by Microsoft. Editorial covered Microsoft computer systems. Microsoft Internet Developer, also published monthly, was launched in 1996 by Microsoft and Fawcette Technical Publications (Palo Alto, CA) as Microsoft Interactive Developer. It was targeted to independent and corporate interactive developers who create corporate Web sites and Intranet systems.
The magazine's accompanying Web site includes all editorial, access to source code discussed in the print edition, and information on related reader services. The first print issue includes feature articles on using SQL Server 2000, the Simple Object Access Protocal and its uses, Windows 2000 and IU innovations, drag and drop A graphical user interface (GUI) capability that lets you perform operations by moving the icon of an object with the mouse into another window or onto another icon. For example, files can be copied or moved by dragging them from one folder to another. manipulation with XML XML
in full Extensible Markup Language.
Markup language developed to be a simplified and more structural version of SGML. It incorporates features of HTML (e.g., hypertext linking), but is designed to overcome some of HTML's limitations. and building an "easy maintenance Intranet site.
Regular columns will cover such topics as MP3 wireless networking, development resources, Web page design, using XML, security, C-H- and Visual Basic.