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Better Javascript intellisense with Silverlight 1.0

If you are using Visual Studio 2008 Beta 2, and are building applications for Silverlight using Javascript, there is a cool project from Justin-Josef Angel, which I recommend checking out.  Using Justin's library and Visual Studio 2008 Beta 2, one can get much richer Javascript intellisense experience for Silverlight.  ...

Orcas Beta2 Gotcha: No ASP.NET controls in toolbox, no ASP.NET intellisense/validation on pages

We’ve heard a few reports of cases with VS Orcas Beta2 where ASP.NET controls do not show up on the toolbox and ASP.NET tag intellisense and validation is broken in HTML source view.  All of the cases reported so far have been with Vista.  The root cause of this is that the Orcas Beta2 version of System.Web.Dll did not get ...

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">      ...

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 ...