Microsoft Library Manager (LibMan) is now available in the general release of Visual Studio 2017 as of v15.8. LibMan first previewed earlier this year, and now, after a much-anticipated wait, LibMan is available in the stable release of Visual Studio 2017 bundled as a default component in the ASP.NET and web development workload.
I’ve been reading through the 70 or so comments on our last 2 jQuery posts. There have been a lot of great questions. Apologies for not being able to answer them sooner (I was busy preparing for Dev Connections). Instead of answering them inline with the comments,
In SP1 for Visual Studio 2008 and Visual Web Developer 2008, C# introduced a new feature to provide ‘live’ reporting of compilation errors.
Unfortunately, the introduction of this functionality also introduced a bug where in certain cases, false C# compilation errors appear in the Error List for ASP.NET Website projects.
Update: A new Hotfix is availble to complement this file.
A while back we updated VS2008 IntelliSense to not fail when referencing jQuery. However, getting IntelliSense for chained calls and rich summary/parameter hints still required adding special comments to a few thousand lines of jQuery.
we’ve just released the latest Preview of Dynamic Data Wizard on the CodePlex website that requires that Visual Studio 2008 SP1 is installed. This release is primarily for supporting updating from the Beta to the RTM release of .NET 3.5 SP1.
If you have downloaded the RTM version of SP1 for Visual Studio 2008, you may get an error when trying to debug a Web Site with a host header on IIS 6 or IIS 5.1. The error message reads: "Unable to start debugging on the web server.
In an earlier blog, we mentioned that multiple control selection was returning with VS2008 SP1. We also mentioned that it isn’t a functionally complete feature yet due to time constraints. Rather than waiting till the next release of Visual Studio, we decided to deliver the core functionality in SP1.
Visual Studio 2008 SP1 and Visual Web Developer 2008 SP1 are now available for download. This blog post highlights the major changes in SP1 related to web development.
New Web Development Features in Visual Studio 2008 SP1
The following is a list of new features in SP1 which relate to web development:
Class Libraries and Web Application Projects in Express
More Support for External JScript Libraries
Dynamic Data Templates
SQL Server 2008 Support
WCF Renaming Support
IIS Module and Handler Templates
Multiple Selection in Design View (new since SP1 Beta)
Ability to add ADO.NET Data Service Reference in web projects (new since SP1 Beta)
For more details on the above features,