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A Glimpse into the future of Web Development Tools

There’s some exciting news for the ASP.NET community this week on the Visual Studio blog that we wanted to take a moment to point out. Nik Molnar and Anthony van der Hoorn, the creators of Glimpse, have joined Microsoft on the Visual Studio team! The ASP.NET team have been fans of Glimpse since we first saw it at the Mix 11 Open ...

‘Paste JSON As Classes’ in ASP.NET and Web Tools 2012.2 RC

‘Paste JSON As Classes’ is a cool feature in ASP.NET and Web Tools 2012.2 RC. This feature will help you generate strongly typed classes in C# or VB.NET from valid JSON text. With ASP.NET and Web Tools 2012.2 RC installed, you will see new menu option like below for C# and VB.NET Website and Web Application projects only. This new menu ...

Win7 Mobile Development Tools

If you haven’t installed the Visual Studio Mobile tools for building Win7 applications I would highly recommend you do so now via one of the following links: The release notes can be found here: Release Notes Programming Resources: http://charlespetzold.com/phone/index.html Channel 9 Training: https://channel9.msdn.com/learn/...