Using IIS7 with Visual Studio 2005 & Visual Studio 2008

Mike Volodarsky on the IIS team just published some very useful articles describing how to setup and configure IIS7 to properly work with Visual Studio 2008 and Visual Studio 2005.The article covers necessary components needing to be installed, and the required configuration needed to create, edit and debug web applications using IIS7 and ...

Solution: web applications using DHTML Editing Control do not work in Windows Vista

Last year, we made a post to the IE team blog about the removal of the DHTML Editing Control from the Windows Vista.The removal of the control affects three types of applications: Just this last week, we released one more solution for web applications that rely on the DHTML Editing Control and do not work in Vista.  The solution is ...

Game Programming with Silverlight 2

I have uploaded a series of tutorials on Game Programming with Silverlight 2 using Visual Studio 2008 Tools beta 2.If you are interested in these topics, feel free to track my blog here:http://silverlight.net/blogs/msnow/default.aspxMike SnowSenior SDET Lead.Visual Studio Web Tools...

JScript IntelliSense: Working with Ext JS

Ext is great framework for adding rich AJAX interactivity to your web application.  Unfortunately, JScript IntelliSense currently has difficulties processing the script and it's not uncommon to see this message: I just wanted to let everyone know that we've investigated and fixed the issue.  This fix will be available in the next ...

Tips & Tricks: Upgrading Projects from ASP.NET MVC Preview 1 to Preview 2 (MIX 2008)

  If you previously had ASP.NET MVC Preview 1 (CTP 1) and had already created a few projects on it then you might have to take this additional step to convert your project to ASP.NET MVC Preview 2 (MIX 2008) [After installing MVC Preview 2 (Resources here)]. In ASP.NET MVC Preview 2 we introduced a special MVC Project flavor GUID for ...

ASP.NET MVC Framework Preview 2 (Mix 2008) Resources

I am attempting to compile the relevant resources for ASP.NET MVC Framework Preview 2 at one place so that you will not have to keep searching around...ASP.NET MVC Preview 2 Download Location:Preview 2 Download (English-US) - Microsoft.com download location to get the latest MVC bits...ASP.NET MVC Documentation:Home Page - Asp.Net home page ...

ASP.NET MVC Test Framework Integration Walkthrough

Note: Please see this post for an updated set of templates created for ASP.NET MVC RTM: http://blogs.msdn.com/webdevtools/archive/2009/04/28/updated-nunit-templates-for-asp-net-mvc-1-0-rtm.aspx   Vishal’s earlier blog post, ASP.NET MVC Test Framework Integration, outlined the motivation and steps for registering a third ...

JScript Debugging: Made easy with IE8

The feature I'm most excited about in Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 is ironically one you might not notice at all. Problem If you're reading this, you probably know (and are still untangling the double-negative logic of) the "Disable script debugging" option in IE.  Say you just spent 10 hours debugging script.  It's time for a break.&...