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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.&...

IIS7 Load Balancing & Routing Module Now Available!

The IIS team has just shipped the Microsoft Application Request Routing 1.0 module for IIS7!!!Application Request Routing (ARR) enables Web server administrators and hosting providers and to increase Web application reliability and scalability through rule-based routing and load balancing of HTTP server requests. With ARR, administrators can ...

Web Packaging: Creating a Web Package using VS 2010

In the earlier post I highlighted various investments that we are making in Visual Studio 2010 and IIS to make Web Deployment easier.  You can read that post below: Deploying a web project with all its correct dependencies is not a trivial task. Some of the assets which need to be considered during deployment are...

Web Deployment with VS 2010 and IIS

Today, deploying a web application is not as easy as it should be. Whether you are deploying your web to a shared hosting environment and paying monthly to maintain it OR whether you have a web server/s managed by your enterprise, there are a lot of manual steps involved in getting your application from point A to point B. If you are ...

ASP.NET MVC 1.0 Release Candidate now available in Web Platform Installer

ASP.NET MVC 1.0 RC can now be installed with Web Platform Installer: http://www.microsoft.com/web/channel/products/WebPlatformInstaller.aspx Here is a quick description of Web Platform Installer from the Web Platform Installer website: “The Web Platform Installer (Web PI) is a simple tool that installs Microsoft's entire Web Platform, ...

Go to MIX09

MIX Is just around the corner and if you haven’t already registered I highly recommend you do! This is one event I look forward to the most each year. I attended last year and I had the most incredible experience learning about Silverlight and meeting so many intelligent people (OK, and I had a ton of fun playing Poker too). If you are...

VS 2010 for Web Developer – Videos

At PDC 2008 in LA and TechEd EMEA 2008 in Barcelona we announced key new features for Visual Studio 2010 for Web Developers...  Apart from our focus on MVC, Dynamic Data, Silverlight and other key ASP.NET runtime functionality, this was the first time we announced the key investments pillars for Web Developers in VS 2010...  Over the...

Spell checker update 2.2: full support for VS 2008 SP1, simpler setup and a few bug fixes

This version is obsolete. Please refer to Visual Studio Gallery http://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/2f3d691d-8838-4d84-ad64-44a02db37e30 for the most up-to-date information and download. For VS 2010 version look here: http://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/0db4814c-255e-4cc6-a2c2-a428de7f8949Download: ...

Web Platform Installer

Yesterday Microsoft released Web Platform Installer (WPI) Release Candidate to the web at http://www.microsoft.com/web/channel/products/WebPlatformInstaller.aspx.  Betas have been available for a while, but the release version contains several new features.  This is a one-stop-shopping installer for free Microsoft web development ...