August 2008 - Posts

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Testing Sites Against IE 6, IE 7, and IE 8 (beta 2) by Ken Cox [MVP]

Microsoft has updated the Virtual PC hard disk images that let you view your sites in IE 6, IE 7, and IE 8.  This is handy for scenarios like mine where a client's Web application officially supports only IE 6 but I want the latest and greatest on...
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Using the Silverlight Server Control in ASP.NET Pages by Ken Cox [MVP]

Microsoft makes available server controls that help you insert rich media such as Silverlight into your ASP.NET pages. If you’re confused about where to find the latest version of these controls, you’re in good company! Pre-release versions have appeared...
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Enabling JavaScript IntelliSense in External Libraries by Ken Cox [MVP]

To get JavaScript IntelliSense working in VS 2008 SP1, you need to tell IntelliSense the location of the libraries that you're using. You do that by adding a special comment at the top of the .js file. It's three slashes followed by the reference in an...
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Visual Studio 2008 SP1 Adds JavaScript Formatting by Ken Cox [MVP]

Just a "two thumbs up" for the addition of JavaScript™/JScript® formatting in Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1. I don't like leaving messy-looking code - especially since JavaScript makes the trip all the way to the client. My formatting preference is...
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Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1 Released by Ken Cox [MVP]

Important: Run the Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack Preparation Tool at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=121685&clcid=0x409 . Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1 (exe)
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