In preparation for enhancing Visual Studio design-time experience testing, we’d like to collect a catalog of real world applications to use for performance, stress, and ad hoc testing by the Web Platform and Tools team. We’re looking for small, medium, and large applications covering a range of architectures,
Visual Studio 2010 improves .NET framework multi-targeting by applying framework-appropriate filtering to the property grid and Intellisense.
For example, if you select a button on a web form of a .NET 2.0 web project, in the Property Grid you will see:
If you go to the Project Properties and change the Target Framework version to 4.0:
…the Property Grid display will change to display 4.0-specific properties:
While this looks simple and straight-forward,
Yesterday Microsoft released Web Platform Installer (WPI) Release Candidate to the web at http://www.microsoft.com/web/channel/products/WebPlatformInstaller.aspx. Betas have been available for a while, but the release version contains several new features. This is a one-stop-shopping installer for free Microsoft web development software; everything you need in one place.The web page contains everything you need,