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New Beginner Development Learning Center on MSDN

Are you a true beginner at web development?  Do you want to know what CSS stands for or how to write your first line of JavaScript?  Do you already know HTML and basic web development, but are new to ASP.NET?  Are you familiar with ASP.NET but are not sure how to add master pages or membership to your application? If ...

Visual Studio Orcas March CTP is available!

The March CTP (community technology preview) of Visual Studio Orcas is now available here.  You can either install it (side-by-side with VS 2005) or use via a VPC image.  This is the first CTP that contains significant web tools feature enhancements - the new HTML/Webforms Designer, Jscript Intellisense and Debugging, ...

WPF/E ASP.NET Server Control

The other day, I have posted on an entry on my blog showing how to embed videos on your websites using simple IFrame technique. The next thing I wanted to do is to build an ASP.NET Server Control to show how easy it is to integrate rich content into ASPX pages - but Mike Harsh beat me to it. See his post about the WPF/E ASP.NET Server ...

Visual Web Developer Express turns one!

This week marks the first anniversary of Visual Studio 2005 and the Express editions.  Almost a year ago to the day - 11/7/2005 to be precise - was the day we launched Visual Studio 2005.  That also marked the debut of the free Express Editions that have since proven to be a huge hit in the developer community.  ...

Beta2 of ASP.NET AJAX (formerly Atlas) has shipped!

  This Monday we shipped Beta2 of the ASP.NET AJAX framework – formerly known as “Atlas”.  You can visit the ASP.NET AJAX website or Scott Guthrie’s blog article for details.  The bits can be downloaded from here.   We have made sure that the already shipped version of Visual Studio 2005 and Visual Web Developer...

DHTML Editing Control for Windows Vista

WebDevTools is the owner of the DHTML Editing Control; a COM control which can be used in applications or web pages for WYSIWYG HTML editing and which is shipped as part of the Windows operating system.  After a long run (nine years, since IE 4.5) this control will not be shipped as part of Windows Vista. There are two flavors of the ...