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 ...

Manage Styles Tool window

This tool window provides a tree hierarchy view of all CSS selectors available from the current page. Users can navigate and find CSS style definitions in source code with this tool window.   Developers can change the layout of the tree view with the Options button. The first three context menu items will categorize the CSS selector in ...

What does the red strikethrough in CSS property grid mean?

In Visual Studio Orcas, the CSS property grid renders a red strikethrough when it wants to tell you that a property is either non-inherited or it is overridden by a rule with higher precedence.    Read the tooltip when you see a red strikethrough on your property and it will give you the exact reason for the strikethrough. Here are ...