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Workaround for Beta 2 JavaScript IntelliSense and Colorization Issue

We have discovered that in a very limited number of setup scenarios of Visual Studio 2008 Beta 2, Jscript IntelliSense and Colorization may not work property after installing the product. You will get no IntelliSense in JavaScript code, and all JavaScript code will appear black (i.e., colorization of keywords will be missing). The image below ...

Using VS 2008 to target ASP.NET AJAX 1.0

8/10/2007 UPDATE:  This blog post was edited to include simplified instructions to work around a known issue w/ Multitargeting support in VS 2008 Beta 2.  See “Machine Prerequisites” below.   In a previous post, I described the steps you can take to upgrade your existing ASP.NET AJAX 1.0-based Web sites to use the new AJAX...

ASP.NET AJAX 1.0 Web.config

  <?xml version="1.0"?> <configuration>   <configSections>     <sectionGroup name="system.web.extensions" type="System.Web.Configuration.SystemWebExtensionsSectionGroup, System.Web.Extensions, Version=1.0.61025.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35">      ...

Upgrading ASP.NET AJAX 1.0 Websites and Web Applications to .NET Framework 3.5

8/10/2007 UPDATE:  This blog post was edited to include simplified instructions to work around a known issue w/ Multitargeting support in VS 2008 Beta 2.  See “Machine Prerequisites” below.   Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Beta 2 is finally released, and with it comes a bunch of great new features for writing and maintaining...

Visual Studio 2008 Beta 2 & Silverlight

In case you hadn't noticed, today has been a busy day in Redmond uploading new bits to the download servers. The following are now available for download: We'll have more blog posts in the next week or so showing off the new features, so download and tell us what you think.IMPORTANT RELNOTE: If you are doing ASP.NET AJAX 1.0 development ...

Hotfix Update for “Index was outside the bounds of the array.” Error when Publishing a Website

I am glad to announce that an updated version of a Publish Website hotfix for VS 2005 SP1 is now available for download and includes Vista support.   In April we released a hotfix to address an “Index was outside the bounds of the array” error that prevented a website to be published.  You see this issue in VS 2005 SP1 when you ...

Silverlight "How-to" videos

We recently released a set of Silverlight "How-to" videos online.  This includes Scott Guthrie's keynote demo at Mix07 which shows off how to create a Silverlight 1.1 application using the Visual Studio add-in for Silverlight. This is also a good time to let you all know that we have had ASP.Net videos and ASP.Net AJAX videos available ...

Multi-targeting support in Visual Studio Orcas

The web development tools team has been working on an article about a new Orcas feature we call "multi-targeting".  However Scott Guthrie beat us to it and has written up an excellent and detailed article yesterday about this feature so we will just post a link to his article instead. Thanks to this feature, you can get all of the great ...

Solution / Hotfix: Developing web applications using Visual Studio 2005 and IIS7

Bradley Millington on our team posted a while back on required configuration steps for developing web applications using Visual Studio 2005 & IIS7 on Vista. This is an update to that post with information to address issues that you may still encounter resulting in the following errors when doing F5 debugging with web applications on ...

Style Application Tool Bar

After Orcas Beta1 released, some web developers mentioned that there is no documentation available for the new CSS editing features. Since I played around with this feature a lot recently, I would like to give it a try and explain it a little.   The first tool I’d like to mention is the style application tool bar. This tool bar ...