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ASP.NET Core 2.2.0-preview2 now available

Today we’re very happy to announce that the second preview of the next minor release of ASP.NET Core and .NET Core is now available for you to try out. We’ve been working hard on this release over the past months, along with many folks from the community, and it’s now ready for a wider audience to try it out and provide the feedback that...

Solution: web applications using DHTML Editing Control do not work in Windows Vista

Last year, we made a post to the IE team blog about the removal of the DHTML Editing Control from the Windows Vista.The removal of the control affects three types of applications: Just this last week, we released one more solution for web applications that rely on the DHTML Editing Control and do not work in Vista.  The solution is ...

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 ...

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 ...

Visual Studio 2005 Update for Windows Vista Available

I recently posted some tips about how to have success doing web development with Visual Studio 2005 on Windows Vista.  One recommendation in that post was to install the "Beta" release of the Visual Studio 2005 Update for WIndows Vista.  I'm happy to announce final version of the Visual Studio 2005 Update for...

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 ...

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