November 2007 - Posts


.NET Web Product Roadmap (ASP.NET, Silverlight, IIS7) by ScottGu

Last week we shipped Visual Studio 2008 and .NET 3.5 .  This release is a big one for .NET, and delivers a ton of new capabilities and improvements for web, client, office and mobile development. Over the next few months we'll be delivering a series...

VS 2008 Compatibility with Older VS 2005 Add-in Packages by ScottGu

I've helped a few people over the last week who have run into issues with VS 2008 where it would immediately crash when the IDE was launched, or upon creating new projects (usually failing with a "Visual Studio has encountered an unexpected error"...

Silverlight 1.1 Tools Alpha for Visual Studio 2008 Available for Download by ScottGu

This afternoon we released an updated version of the Silverlight 1.1 Tools Alpha that works with the final release of Visual Studio 2008 . You can download it for free here . The tools alpha refresh released today has the same feature-set as the Silverlight...

Answers to a few VS 2008 Trial Edition, TFS 2008, and SourceSafe Questions by ScottGu

Below are some answers to a couple of questions about the recent VS 2008 release that I've seen the last few days: When will the trial edition of VS 2008 Professional be available for download? We shipped a free trial edition of VS 2008 Team Suite on...

Steps to Uninstall VS 2008 Beta2 before installing the VS 2008 Final Release by ScottGu

Several people have asked me for recommendations on the best way to upgrade a system that has VS 2008 Beta2 on it to the final VS 2008 RTM release. In my blog post announcing the VS 2008 and .NET 3.5 release yesterday I included this bit of guidance:...

Visual Studio 2008 and .NET 3.5 Released by ScottGu

Today we shipped Visual Studio 2008 and .NET 3.5. You can download the final release using one of the links below: If you are a MSDN subscriber, you can download your copy from the MSDN subscription site (note: some of the builds are just finishing being...

Nov 17th Links: ASP.NET, ASP.NET AJAX, ASP.NET MVC, VS 2008, .NET 3.5, IIS7, 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 GridViewControlExtender - Row MouseOver and Click Styles , Header Cell MouseOver...

ASP.NET MVC Framework (Part 1) by ScottGu

Two weeks ago I blogged about a new MVC (Model View Controller) framework for ASP.NET that we are going to be supporting as an optional feature soon. It provides a structured model that enforces a clear separation of concerns within applications, and...

Tip/Trick: Hard Drive Speed and Visual Studio Performance by ScottGu

People often ask me at conferences for PC hardware recommendations. Specifically - "what type of machine do you recommend I get for doing development with Visual Studio?" and/or "your laptop seems really fast, what type is it?" Some of my recommendations...
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