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.
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.
Silverlight Tip of the Day #46 Title: Font Support in Silverlight
Silverlight Tip of the Day #45: Title: Text Formatting with the TextBlock control
Silverlight Tip of the Day #44: Title: Silverlight-enabled WCF Services versus ASMX Web Services.
Silverlight Tip of the Day #43 Title: Making it Snow in Silverlight.
Silverlight Tip of the Day #39 Title: How to Create a Zoom Toolbar. Demo: http://silverlight.services.live.com/invoke/66033/Zoom%20Toolbar/iframe.html
Silverlight Tip of the Day #38 Title: How to Customize the Silverlight Install Experience.
Silverlight Tip of the Day #37 Title: How to Dynamically Load and Display Silverlight Applications.
Silverlight Tip of the Day #32
Title: How to Declare a Custom User Control from a XAML Page. Demo:http://silverlight.services.live.com/invoke/66033/Custom%20UserControl/iframe.html
Silverlight Terrain Tutorial Part 3
Title: Creating Smooth Tile Transitions using Opacity Masks. Demo: http://silverlight.services.live.com/invoke/66033/Terrain%20Transititions/iframe.html
Silverlight Tip of the Day #31
Title: How to Detect Alt,
In Beta1, VS Silverlight tools doesn’t allow users to maintain separate build output folder for different build configuration, and this causes once you switch from “Debug” to “Release” build configuration, under ClientBin folder the existing debug assemblies will be overwritten by the release version.
VS Silverlight beta2 adjusted its build functionalities to support the new Silverlight runtime localization model, which essentially is “one language, one xap”. This article provides the steps to take to build a localized app
Let us say, you want to localize your app for the culture of “ja-jp”.
A number of great improvements and changes were made for Silverlight Tools Beta 2. The following list summaries some of the major changes with details on each below.
WCF templates for Silverlight Enabled.
XAML Validation now reports build errors.