April 2007 - Posts

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IIS 7.0 Beta3 Ships with a Go-Live License by ScottGu

This week we shipped IIS 7.0 Beta 3 as part of the Windows "Longhorn" Server release. IIS 7.0 is the biggest release of IIS in the history of the product, and brings with it major improvements to the Microsoft web-server stack. This article and this blog...
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Javascript Intellisense in Visual Studio "Orcas" by ScottGu

In February I did a blog post called My "First Look at Orcas" Presentation . It provided a good summary of some of the cool web development features coming with Visual Studio "Orcas". If you haven't had a chance to read it, I recommend checking it out...
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Public Hotfix Patch for VS "Index was outside the bounds of the array" Publish Website Issue by ScottGu

Two weeks ago I posted about the availability of a public hotfix patch for some ASP.NET 2.0 compilation issues. You can read about this patch in my post here . In the comments of that post several people asked about an issue they've encountered with Visual...
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New "Orcas" Language Feature: Query Syntax by ScottGu

Last month I started a series of posts covering some of the new VB and C# language features that are coming as part of the Visual Studio and .NET Framework "Orcas" release. Here are pointers to the first three posts in my series: Automatic Properties...
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Update of SQL Server Database Publishing Toolkit for Web Hosting by ScottGu

A few months ago I posted about the new SQL Server Database Publishing Hosting Toolkit built and published by the SQL Server team. You can read about what it offers and how to use it in these previous two blog posts of mine: Recipe: Deploying a SQL Database...
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Working with Data in ASP.NET 2.0 by ScottGu

A ton of great articles and tutorials on working with data in ASP.NET 2.0 applications has been published recently. This post highlights a few of them: Working with Data in ASP.NET 2.0 Tutorial Series Scott Mitchell recently finished writing his multi...
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Public Hotfix Patch Available for ASP.NET Compilation Issues by ScottGu

Over the last year we've found and fixed a few ASP.NET 2.0 compilation bugs that people have reported running into. The cause of these bugs is varied - but the root cause usually is related to having projects structured with particular cross page circular...
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New "Orcas" Language Feature: Lambda Expressions by ScottGu

Last month I started a series of posts covering some of the new VB and C# language features that are coming as part of the Visual Studio and .NET Framework "Orcas" release. Here are the first two posts in the series: Automatic Properties, Object Initializer...
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Tip/Trick: Enabling SSL on IIS 7.0 Using Self-Signed Certificates by ScottGu

SSL enables browsers to communicate with a web-server over a secure channel that prevents eavesdropping, tampering and message forgery. You should always use SSL for login pages where users are entering usernames/passwords, as well as for all other sensitive...
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JSON Hijacking and How ASP.NET AJAX 1.0 Avoids these Attacks by ScottGu

Recently some reports have been issued by security researchers describing ways hackers can use the JSON wire format used by most popular AJAX frameworks to try and exploit cross domain scripts within browsers. Specifically, these attacks use HTTP GET...
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