September 2007 - Posts

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IIS 7.0 Hits RC0 - Lots of cool new IIS7 Extensions Also Now Available by ScottGu

One of the products that my team builds that I am most proud of is IIS 7. IIS 7 is a *major* update of our web-server stack, and introduces a significantly new and improved extensibility, configuration, and administration architecture. I've blogged about...
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September 23rd Links: VS, ASP.NET, ASP.NET AJAX, Silverlight, WPF by ScottGu

Here is the latest in my link-listing series . Also check out my ASP.NET Tips, Tricks and Tutorials page for links to popular articles I've done myself in the past. Visual Studio 11 Visual Studio 2005 IDE Tips and Tricks to Make You a More Productive...
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Tip/Trick: Automating Dev, QA, Staging, and Production Web.Config Settings with VS 2005 by ScottGu

One of the questions I get asked fairly regularly is: "how can I can easily change different configuration settings in my web.config file based on whether my application is in a dev, qa, staging or production mode?" The most common scenario for this is...
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The C# ?? null coalescing operator (and using it with LINQ) by ScottGu

One of the subtle (but cool) language features of C# is the ?? "null coalescing" operator. This provides a nice, terse way to check whether a value is null, and if so return an alternate value. Simple Example Usages Several folks have blogged about the...
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VS 2008 Support to Treat HTML, CSS and JScript Validation issues as warnings instead of errors by ScottGu

One of the features that VS 2005 added was support for HTML source validation . This enabled you to validate your page markup against different HTML schemas and standards (XHTML Transitional/Strict, HTML 4.01, various browser types, etc). You could also...
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September 16th Links: ASP.NET, ASP.NET AJAX, IIS7, Visual Studio, Silverlight by ScottGu

Here is the latest in my link-listing series . Also check out my ASP.NET Tips, Tricks and Tutorials page for links to popular articles I've done myself in the past. ASP.NET Creating a User Polling System with ASP.NET 2.0 : Scott Mitchell has written a...
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My Slides/Samples from MIX:UK - Building Silverlight Apps with .NET and Building ASP.NET Apps with VS 2008 by ScottGu

The last two days I've been speaking at the the MIX:UK conference that was held this week in London. We had a sold out crowd of 500 people come to learn more about some of the new Microsoft web technologies. I gave 5 talks at the conference, including...
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LINQ to SQL (Part 9 - Using a Custom LINQ Expression with 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 model relational databases using...
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Silverlight 1.0 Released and Silverlight for Linux Announced by ScottGu

Silverlight is a cross platform, cross browser plug-in that enables designers and developers to build rich media experiences and .NET based RIAs for the web. I first blogged about Silverlight back in May after we announced it at our MIX conference in...
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