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Introducing $select and $expand support in Web API OData

Last week Microsoft released the preview of Visual Studio 2013, and along with it came the ASP.NET and Web Tools for Visual Studio 2013 Preview. In this new release, we are expanding the OData support in Web API to include support for $select and $expand, two of the most popular OData query operators. In this blog post...

Knockout Intellisense in ASP.NET and Web Tools 2012.2 RC

WTE (Web Tools Extension) 1.2 RC is part of the ASP.NET and Web Tools 2012.2 RC and it’s available for download from http://www.microsoft.com/download/details.aspx?id=36053. Knockout Intellisense is an exciting new feature in WTE 1.2 RC.  Knockout is a declarative JavaScript MVVM system for client-side data binding. ...

Visual Studio 2010 RC Feedback Channel for Web Tools

As you probably heard the Visual Studio 2010 RC is currently available for MSDN subscribers! You can download it from here http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/vstudio/dd582936.aspx. General public release is slated for Wed.The Web Development Tools Team has setup a DL that we would like you to use to send us direct feedback on anything web ...

Visual Studio 2010 Property Grid Filtering

Visual Studio 2010 improves .NET framework multi-targeting by applying framework-appropriate filtering to the property grid and Intellisense. For example, if you select a button on a web form of a .NET 2.0 web project, in the Property Grid you  will see: If you go to the Project Properties and change the Target Framework version to 4.0...

Software for building and hosting web sites at no cost for 3 years!

Iā€™m excited to announce ā€“ WebsiteSpark ā€“ a new program from Microsoft that provides software and support for building web sites, at no cost for 3 years. What You Get Software: WebsiteSpark provides software licenses that you can use for 3 years at no upfront cost (there is only an exit fee of $100 payable upon exit from the program).&...

Software Development Engineer Opportunity on Visual Web Developer

The Visual Web Developer team is looking for a motivated software engineer that wants to work on next set of Web related features in Visual Web Developer and Visual Studio, shipping Visual Studio 2010 and beyond. Web development is a highly competitive area and Visual Web Developer is a primary tool that helps driving Windows Server, IIS ...

ASP.Net MVC for Visual Studio 2010 Beta1 Codeplex

ASP.Net MVC for Visual Studio 2010 is available for download here: http://aspnet.codeplex.com/Release/ProjectReleases.aspx?ReleaseId=28527.There is no new functionality but you should be able to upgrade your applications to target the 4.0 framework (or leave them as is) if you would like to play with ASP.Net MVC on Dev10. Please read the ...

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 ...

Updated NUnit Templates for ASP.Net MVC 1.0 RTM

ASP.Net MVC 1.0 RTM has been out for a while and I noticed that people are still downloading an NUnit sample project I created for ASP.Net MVC Preview 3. Since then an AccountController class and a corresponding set of unit tests have been added to the MVC Application project. I created an updated set of NUnit templates with tests for the Home...

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....