June 2007 - Posts


LINQ to SQL (Part 3 - Querying our Database) by ScottGu

Last month I started a blog post series covering LINQ to SQL. LINQ to SQL is a built-in O/RM (object relational mapping) framework that ships in the .NET Framework 3.5 release, and which enables you to easily model relational databases using .NET classes...

Public Hotfix Patch Available for Debugging ASP.NET on IIS7 by ScottGu

People who use VS 2005 to debug ASP.NET applications running in IIS7 on Windows Vista can encounter one of the following error messages when they press F5 to auto-attach the debugger in the IDE: "An authentication error occurred while communicating with...
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Updated ASP.NET AJAX Control Toolkit Release and New ASP.NET AJAX Videos/Articles by ScottGu

Last week the ASP.NET AJAX Control Toolkit team released Build 10618 of the ASP.NET AJAX Control Toolkit. This fixed a few issues discovered with the release earlier this month including: A fix for the Tabs naming container A fix for a VS design-time...

VS 2008 JavaScript Intellisense by ScottGu

One of the features that web developers will really like with VS 2008 is its built-in support for JavaScript intellisense. This is enabled in both the free Visual Web Developer 2008 Express edition as well as in Visual Studio, and makes using JavaScript...

VS 2008 Multi-Targeting Support by ScottGu

Earlier this month at TechEd we announced the official name of Visual Studio "Orcas" - which will be called Visual Studio 2008. We also said that the official name for the .NET Framework "Orcas" release will be called .NET Framework 3.5 (it includes the...
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Building Silverlight Applications using .NET by ScottGu

I'm just about to hop on the flight back to Seattle after finishing up a 10 day business trip to Europe where I spoke at conferences and user group events in Budapest, Amsterdam and Zurich. Although trips like these are a little exhausting, I find them...

Tip/Trick: Creating Packaged ASP.NET Setup Programs with VS 2005 by ScottGu

Scenario You have built an ASP.NET Web Application using Visual Studio 2005, and want to enable customers to automatically install and deploy it on servers via an easy setup program. Specifically, you want to create a standard Windows setup program that...

Details on My Speaking Events in Zurich, Mountain View, and Phoenix by ScottGu

I'm now half-way through my speaking tour for the month . In my last post on this I didn't have all of the time/location details on the final events. Here are some updated details below: Zurich, Switzerland on June 18th: In addition to doing the keynote...
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New ASP.NET AJAX Control Toolkit Release by ScottGu

Yesterday the ASP.NET AJAX Control Toolkit team released an updated version . You can download it from the http://ajax.asp.net web-site, and run samples built with it on the online samples page here . The ASP.NET AJAX Control Toolkit is a free download...
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My "Lap Around Silverlight" Talk at TechEd by ScottGu

On Monday I gave an overview talk called "A Lap Around Silverlight" at TechEd in Orlando. You can download the slides of my talk here (warning: due to images the download is 12Mb). You can also learn more about Silverlight from my Silverlight blog post...
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