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How to use the new CSS features in Visual Studio Orcas

One of the questions I have gotten when showing the new CSS features in Orcas to customers is how do these tools help me analyze the styles on my page. Or more specifically, why doesn’t the page look like I think it should. One of the most powerful new tools included in Orcas is the CSS property grid. It looks somewhat like the standard ...

Tip/Trick: Using Mobile Web Forms with Web Application Projects

Hopefully, people reading this post are familiar with the "Web Application Projects" feature that was added to Visual Studio 2005 in Service Pack 1.  If you are using Web Application Projects, you might have noticed that it doesn't have item templates for ASP.NET Mobile Web Forms (which were previously available in Visual Studio 2003...

Part 3 of 3: Creating sub-projects using the Visual Studio Development Server and Web Application Projects

This is the Part 3 of a 3 part series on using sub-projects with the Web Application Projects add-in for Visual Studio 2005. Part 1 of the series can be found here. Part 2 of the series can be found here. This post covers the final concept I wanted to share when using sub-projects with the Web Application Projects add-in, that is ...

Getting started with ASP.NET AJAX in Visual Web Developer

Once you download ASP.NET AJAX, you are ready to start using Visual Web Developer and Visual Studio 2005 for your development. The first thing you will notice when you open up Visual Web Developer is that you now have a new project type called ASP.NET AJAX Enabled Web Site as seen below. Selecting this option will give you a web site with ...

Visual Web Developer Starter Kits

  Many of you are probably aware of Visual Web Developer/Visual Studio web site starter kits that are available online.  If you have not seen or used these yet, they are complete end-to-end working web site templates that you can either use a starting point for your project or as a learning aid to get more familiar with&...

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...

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