July 2007 - Posts

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LINQ to SQL Debug Visualizer by ScottGu

Probably the biggest programming model improvement being made in .NET 3.5 is the work being done to make querying data a first class programming concept. We call this overall querying programming model "LINQ", which stands for .NET Language Integrated...
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Enabling Vertical Split View in VS 2008 by ScottGu

Last week I blogged about the new HTML web designer and CSS support in VS 2008 . In it I talked about the new "split-view" feature that allows you to see both the HTML source and the Design View of a page at the same-time, and easily have any changes...
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ASP.NET AJAX in .NET 3.5 and VS 2008 by ScottGu

In the past I've blogged about the JavaScript and AJAX improvements with VS 2008 JavaScript Intellisense and VS 2008 JavaScript debugging . Below are a few notes about some of the ASP.NET AJAX runtime features coming as part of the VS 2008 and .NET 3...
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Nice VS 2008 Code Editing Improvements by ScottGu

I've blogged in the past about some of the text editor improvements in VS 2008 that have been made for JavaScript intellisense and CSS style intellisense . Recently I was looking over the shoulder of someone writing some code, and saw them using some...
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VS 2008 and .NET 3.5 Beta 2 Released by ScottGu

I'm very pleased to announce that the Beta 2 release of VS 2008 and .NET 3.5 Beta2 is now available for download. You can download the Visual Studio 2008 product here . You can alternatively download the smaller VS 2008 Express Editions here . VS 2008...
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VS 2008 Web Designer and CSS Support by ScottGu

One of the big features that web developers will quickly discover with VS 2008 is its dramatically improved HTML designer, and the rich CSS support it brings. VS 2008 now uses the same web designer that ships with Microsoft's new Expression Web product...
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First Look at IronRuby by ScottGu

Over the last few years we've been working to make .NET and the CLR a great environment for dynamic languages. About 14 months ago we formed a dedicated group within my team that has been focused on adding richer CLR runtime support for dynamic languages...
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VS 2008 JavaScript Debugging by ScottGu

A few weeks ago I blogged about the new JavaScript Intellisense support in VS 2008 . One of the other JavaScript features that I'm sure will be popular in VS 2008 is the much-improved support for JavaScript debugging. This is enabled in both the free...
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LINQ to SQL (Part 5 - Binding UI using the ASP:LinqDataSource Control) by ScottGu

Over the last few weeks I've been writing a series of blog posts that cover LINQ to SQL. LINQ to SQL is a built-in O/RM (object relational mapper) that ships in the .NET Framework 3.5 release, and which enables you to easily model relational databases...
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LINQ to SQL (Part 4 - Updating our Database) by ScottGu

Over the last few weeks I've been writing a series of blog posts that cover LINQ to SQL. LINQ to SQL is a built-in O/RM (object relational mapper) that ships in the .NET Framework 3.5 release, and which enables you to easily model relational databases...
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