At the Mix07 conference this week, I did an overview presentation of the web development features being delivered in Visual Studio “Orcas”. The folks at Mix have been kind enough to make videos of all the sessions from the conference available to the public.
HTML / ASP.NET spell checker addin was updated with support for multiple languages. Spell checker is now able to detect lang attribute specified on elements, extracts ISO language and uses it to specify appropriate dictionary for the Office spell checking engine.
In order to be able to run spell check in multiple languages you may need to install Microsoft Office 2003 Proofing Tools or an appropriate Office 2007 Language Pack.
One of the convenient new things in Visual Studio 2005 SP1 is the ability to set the built-in ASP.NET Development Server to use “/” as the Virtual path for when it runs. This is very useful for development of web apps that will eventually be deployed to the root folder of a web server,
Here’s a quick announcement about the release of Expression Web 1.0.
If you use Visual Studio 2003 or 2005 to build ASP.NET applications, Expression Web is the perfect companion tool to help you create sophisticated CSS and XHTML designs. You might be thinking — “I use Visual Studio in combination with Adobe Dreamweaver just fine.
Once you download ASP.NET AJAX, you are ready to start using Visual Web Developer and Visual Studio 2005 for your development.
The first thing you will notice when you open up Visual Web Developer is that you now have a new project type called ASP.NET AJAX Enabled Web Site as seen below.
Hey Web Developers — My name is Bradley Millington and I am a Program Manager on the WebTools team. Lately I’ve been looking at opportunities for future versions of Visual Studio to better integrate with Windows Vista and IIS 7.0. In the meantime, however,
First a quick intro, since this my first post on the team blog. My name is Omar Khan. I’m the group program manager for the web development tools team. I manage the program management team that helps design the web tools inside of Visual Studio.
In case you have observed any slowness in your source view around typing or arrowing through code, here are a few tips that may help.
1. Turn off background HTML validation. Go to Tools / Options and select Text Editor / HTML / Validation in the tree view on the left side.