Differences between Web Site Projects (WSP) and Web Application Projects (WAP) are highlighted in blogs such as this one. Based on that, if you feel a WAP would be better for your particular needs than a WSP, but have already created a WSP,
Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 will bring full support for developing applications in Silverlight 3. There’s a few things that have changed since VS2010 Beta 1, and we hope you enjoy the new beta release!
Silverlight 2 is no longer supported – long live Silverlight 3
Now that Silverlight 3 has released (including a GDR;
Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 contains ASP.Net MVC 2 in the box so there is no need to install an out of band update to Visual Studio 2010 to develop ASP.Net MVC applications. Phil Haack posted about the in-box experience for Beta 2 andd also provides some info on how to upgrade your ASP.Net MVC 1 apps to ASP.Net MVC 2.
Dev10 Beta2 DB Deployment property page has some changes from Beta1. Please provide your valuable feedback for us to make it better for you. Thanks.
1. Tab page name changed from “Deploy/SQL” To “Deploy SQL”
2. Customer can use “Import from Web.config” button to import all the connection strings defined in root web.config to the database entries list.
The bug is related to user settings which we don’t remove when Beta 1 is uninstalled.
Visual Studio 2010 Beta2 is out and we at the Web Development Tools team are pleased to let you know that we have fixed a lot of the performance issues from Beta1. It took a considerable amount of time and effort but we feel it was well worth it.
Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 has officially shipped! If you haven’t already, download a copy from here.
What New with Visual Studio
If you are new to Visual Studio 2010 please check out all our previous blogs to get a understanding of all the changes we made for Beta 1 including this intro blog on beta 1: http://blogs.msdn.com/webdevtools/archive/2009/05/20/visual-studio-10-and-asp-net-4-0-beta1.aspx
What’s New with Beta 2
With this release the Web Tools team has introduced a number of great improvements.
Last week we released ASP.Net MVC 2 Preview 2 for Visual Studio 2008 Sp1. In the box support for single project areas is now included and the Add View tool has been modified to streamline this scenario. A walkthrough that creates two simple single project areas can be found here.
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) is W3C standard language for describing two-dimensional vector and mixed vector/raster graphics in XML. Firefox 3+, Opera 9+ and Safari 3+ support SVG rendering. Unfortunately, Internet Explorer 8 does not support SVG natively and requires a plug-in.