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Visual Studio keeps showing suggested extensions

In Visual Studio 2015 Update 1 we introduced a mechanism that would analyze a web project and suggest helpful Visual Studio extensions based on what it could find. For instance, if the project was using the Bootstrap CSS framework, it would suggest two very cool extensions specifically for working with Bootstrap.   It works by ...

Announcing ASP.NET 5 Release Candidate 1

Update - 11-30-2015: The ASP.NET 5 RC1 installers and DNX packages have been updated to address the following issues: The updated version of DNX (1.0.0-rc1-update1) is available via the .NET Version Manager (DNVM). Note, no other ASP.NET 5 NuGet packages are affected by this update and thus their versions remain unchanged. If you have ...

Announcing the ASP.NET WebHooks Visual Studio Extension Preview

After a few days of work, I’m excited to introduce you to the ASP.NET WebHooks preview support we’ve put together for Visual Studio developers. This tool bootstraps your ASP.NET project with the NuGet packages and configuration code you’ll need so you can add custom processing for incoming WebHook requests from third parties like GitHub...

Announcing ASP.NET 4.6 and ASP.NET 5 beta 5 in Visual Studio 2015 Release

Long time readers of this blog or followers of the ASP.NET Community Standup know that this day was coming, and we have a released version of ASP.NET 4.6 framework and tools with Visual Studio 2015.  Not only are we shipping ASP.NET 4.6, but we are also including with Visual Studio 2015 a bundle of ASP.NET 5 beta 5 runtime tools and libraries...

New ASP.NET Features and Fixes in Visual Studio 2015 RC

Today Scott Hanselman announced the Release Candidate of Visual Studio 2015, Team Foundation Server 2015 and Visual Studio 2013 Update 5. We hope that all //build attendees are enjoying the show, and we are following up on the news of the Visual Studio 2015 Release Candidate to show you some of the cool new features delivered in this version ...

Making It Better: ASP.NET with Visual Basic 14

BASIC is part of the DNA of Microsoft, and we have continued to evolve the language for most of the 40 years of the company’s existence.  In the next evolution of the language, Visual Basic 14, there are a number of great features that are being added and we want to make sure that you know we are fully supporting them with ASP.NET in ...

ASP.NET 5 Updates and other improvements for Web Developers in Visual Studio 2015 CTP 6

It's time for another Visual Studio 2015 CTP, and with the CTP 6 release in February 2015 you should find a number of improvements that every web developer will enjoy. In this article we'll review the new features and improvements in ASP.NET 5 and the Visual Studio editor improvements delivered in CTP 6. For a complete list of the ASP.NET 5 ...

Debugging ASP.NET 5 framework code using Visual Studio 2015

In the previous versions of ASP.NET it was possible to debug certain parts of the framework stack but setting up the development environment and compiling all the binaries was not the easiest task. ASP.NET 5 changes that and makes debugging framework code as easy as debugging your own application. This article shows how to debug into the ASP....

Making It Better: Updates for ASP.NET 5 in Visual Studio 2015 CTP 5

It's been about two months since we released the first beta of ASP.NET 5, and today we happy to announce that ASP.NET 5 Beta2 is available. For developers using Visual Studio, you'll find great new tools to support and enhance your development process.  All ASP.NET developers will be able to take advantage of a new runtime and many ...

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