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Visual Web Developer – Designer Survey

The VWD team is always looking for ways to improve our product for our customers. To help us better achieve this goal we have created a survey that we hope you will take a few moments to fill out.Click Here to take survey This survey centers around the VWD designer which provides a WYSIWYG editor for creating and editing Web pages. All ...

Multi-targeting of web projects using Visual Studio 2010 Beta1

The multi-targeting feature of Visual Studio 2010 allows web developers to develop web applications targeting ASP.NET 2.0, 3.0, 3.5 and 4.0. The key benefit of multi-targeting is that you can use Visual Studio 2010 to create and develop new projects that target earlier versions of the .NET Framework (such as 2.0, 3.0 and 3.5). Multi-targeting ...

Basic Microsoft Web Deployment Tool Setup For Visual Studio 2010

In this blog post I will explain how to get and install the Microsoft Web Deployment Tool, so you can share created packages with others and how to setup a Windows 2008 Server to allow packages to be deployed from Visual Studio 2010 Beta 1. Visual Studio 2010 Beta 1 ships with and installs Microsoft’s Web Deployment Tool as part of the ...

Free Web Hosting to try ASP.NET 4 Beta1, VS 2010 Beta1 and MS Web Deployment Tool RC1

Today we are announcing the availability of FREE HOSTING accounts for web developers to try out the new feature sets of Visual Studio 2010 Beta1, ASP.NET 4 Beta1 and Microsoft Web Deployment Tool (MsDeploy) RC1… VS 2010 has great set of features on deploying web applications seamlessly…   One of the key features is the ability ...

Using Microsoft AJAX Control Toolkit with Visual Studio 10 Beta 1

In this post we will talk about the effects of a particular security enhancement in CLR 4.0 Beta 1 and how it affects working with AJAX Control Toolkit in Visual Studio 10 Beta 1 and possibly other 3-rd party assemblies. The security enhancement in question is the way CLR 4.0 treats assemblies that came from a remote source (e.g., downloaded ...

Web Deployment: Web.Config Transformation

We have earlier discussed about Web Deployment and Web Packaging quite a bit, today I wanted to dive into web.config transformation. If you would like to check out the other topics please read through the earlier blog posts below: Usually web applications go through a chain of server deployments before being finally being ...

New series of video tutorials on Visual Web Developer Express 2008

We have started a new series of video tutorials on Visual Web Developer Express 2008. Over the course of next few weeks we will be adding many more videos to this series. These video tutorials will range in complexity from beginner to intermediate and will help Web developers build everything from simple Web applications to full featured Web ...

ASP.NET MVC 1.0 now Live!

ASP.NET MVC 1.0 is now Live.  You can download it right now here.  Also check out Phil Haack’s post on the release.  If you are new to MVC, please check out our previous posts for more information and links to many useful blogs and resources.  Alternatively, check out the official site for tutorials, videos, and more....

Web Packaging: Creating web packages using MSBuild

This post is next in the series of VS 2010 articles that we have been putting together to dive into the Web Deployment improvements with VS 2010 and IIS.  I would recommend reading the the preceding posts to get an overview of all the scenarios supported: In this post I will cover web package creation using MSBuild command line.&...