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.&...

Webcast: New Enhancements for Web Developers in VS 2008

To View On Demand Webcast : Visual Studio 2008 for Web Developers: CLICK HEREWanted to update you on a upcoming web cast that I am doing in support of Visual Studio 2008 launch event...Title: New Enhancements for Web Developers in VS 2008Date/Day: Tuesday, February 26th 2008 Time: 11am to 12:30pm Pacific Standard Time (PST)Description :Get an ...

ASP.NET MVC Test Framework Integration

Previously I gave an overview  of new tooling features for ASP.NET MVC Framework that we are hoping to make available during MIX 2008 timeframe.  You can read more about Overview of MVC Tooling Features for MIX 2008 here.  Goals: ASP.NET MVC Framework is Microsoft's implementation of MVC framework which is hugely popular in the...

Tooling Features Overview of ASP.NET MVC Framework for MIX 2008

There has been a tremendous positive response on ASP.NET MVC Framework from the community since we released the December 2007 CTP of ASP.NET Extensions.  With MIX 2008 coming closer our teams have been super busy in trying to bring out value additions to ASP.NET MVC Framework.  ScottGu, in his ASP.NET MVC Road-map post, recently ...

JScript IntelliSense: Working with jQuery

We have good news for jQuery fans.  The hotfix we released today fixes a bug in IntelliSense where it would fail with jQuery.  Any page with jQuery should just work now.  While experimenting with this new-found functionality today, I found annotating the library with a few XML Doc Comments really made a big difference.  The...

Downloadable Hotfix: Performance and Editor fixes for Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 and Visual Web Developer Express 2008

We have received a great deal of feedback on VS 2008 and VWD 2008. Thank you for all the feedback.   We have looked at the feedback carefully and selected some critical issues around performance and editor usage to fix in this hotfix. This article talks about all the issues that are fixed in the hotfix.   Machine Prerequisites: &...

JScript IntelliSense: Handling Errors

I often get the question “Why isn’t IntelliSense working?”.  The most common cause is an error in one of the referenced scripts.  If there was an IntelliSense update error, the status bar will tell you. Given this situation, the Error List  will complement the status bar with one of two messages. Error Message 1: A script...

Announcing RTW version of Visual Studio 2008 Web Deployment Projects (WDP)

In December 2007, we had released Community Technology Preview (CTP) version of  VS 2008 Web Deployment Projects... Thanks a ton to all of you in the community for being so active in adopting and trying the CTP versions of WDP... Since the December CTP we have been monitoring the blogs, MS Connect feedback system as well WDP forums to ...