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Visual Web Developer support for out of band releases.

Recently we have received a few requests from customers asking whether our out of band (OOB) releases (Silverlight, Dynamic Data Wizard, Model View Controller and Web Deployment Project) are supported in Visual Web Developer (VWD) Express or not. This blog post lists all the OOB releases that we have shipped during the last year and what ...

Silverlight Tips of the Day – Week 5

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.htmlSilverlight Terrain Tutorial Part 3 Title: Creating Smooth Tile Transitions using Opacity Masks. Demo: http://silverlight.services.live.com/invoke/66033/...

Dynamic Data Wizard Preview 0806 for VS 2008 SP1 RTM is now available

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. For more information, check out the Release Changes page on Code Plex.Direct link to the ...

Debugging A Web Site With A Host Header

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. An authentication error occurred while communicating with the web server. Please see Help for assistance.&...

Multiple control selection tips/tricks/workarounds

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. The plan is to deliver a completed ...

Web Development Updates in Visual Studio 2008 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...

ASP.Net Tip of the Week Series

Interested in learning tips for web development? The Visual Web Development team has started a “Tips of the Week” blog series where they will share some great ideas at http://blogs.msdn.com/webdevelopertips/default.aspx. We are going to blog about VWD, ASP.NET and IIS in this series. For example, over the past 2 weeks the following...

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