July 2010 - Posts

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VS 2010 Web Deployment by ScottGu

This is the twenty-fifth in a series of blog posts I’m doing on the VS 2010 and .NET 4 release. Today’s blog post is the first of several posts I’ll be doing that cover some of the improvements we’ve made around web deployment.  I’ll provide a high...
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Visual Studio 2010 Keyboard Shortcuts by ScottGu

Earlier this week the Visual Studio team released updated VS 2010 Keyboard Shortcut Posters .  These posters are print-ready documents (that now support standard paper sizes), and provide nice “cheat sheet” tables that can help you quickly lookup...
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Introducing ASP.NET MVC 3 (Preview 1) by ScottGu

This morning we posted the “Preview 1” release of ASP.NET MVC 3.  You can download it here . We’ve used an iterative development approach from the very beginning of the ASP.NET MVC project, and deliver regular preview drops throughout the development...
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Entity Framework 4 “Code-First”: Custom Database Schema Mapping by ScottGu

Last week I blogged about the new Entity Framework 4 “code first” development option.  The EF “code-first” option enables a pretty sweet code-centric development workflow for working with data.  It enables you to: Develop without ever having...
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VS 2010 Productivity Power Tools Update (with some cool new features) by ScottGu

Last month I blogged about the VS 2010 Productivity Power Tools Extensions – a free set of Visual Studio 2010 extensions that provide some really nice additional functionality. The initial Visual Studio Productivity Power Tools release included a bunch...
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Code-First Development with Entity Framework 4 by ScottGu

.NET 4 ships with a much improved version of Entity Framework (EF) – a data access library that lives in the System.Data.Entity namespace. When Entity Framework was first introduced with .NET 3.5 SP1, developers provided a lot of feedback on things they...
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Windows Phone 7 Developer Tools Beta Released by ScottGu

Earlier today we shipped the beta of the Windows Phone 7 Developer Tools.  You can download them here . What is included in the Windows Phone Developer Tools The Windows Phone Developer Tools Beta includes: Visual Studio 2010 Express for Windows...
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July 9th Links: ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC, jQuery, Silverlight, WPF, VS 2010 by ScottGu

Here is the latest in my link-listing series .  Also check out my VS 2010 and .NET 4 series and ASP.NET MVC 2 series for other on-going blog series I’m working on. [In addition to blogging, I am also now using Twitter for quick updates and to share...
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Introducing WebMatrix by ScottGu

Last week I published several blog posts that covered some new web development technologies we are releasing: IIS Developer Express : A lightweight web-server that is simple to setup, free, works with all versions of Windows, and is compatible with the...
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Introducing “Razor” – a new view engine for ASP.NET by ScottGu

One of the things my team has been working on has been a new view engine option for ASP.NET. ASP.NET MVC has always supported the concept of “view engines” – which are the pluggable modules that implement different template syntax options.  The ...
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