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VS 2005 SP1 coming soon (end of year, hopefully). Will include:2200+ bug fixesBuilt-in Web Application Project supportGDRs are public fixes (patch rollups) that include rollups of QFEs – GDRs are similar to service packs but service packs affect support (Microsoft supports the latest service pack and the previous service pack, but ...
I ran into this prompt while trying to launch debugging in VS 2005 using IIS. I quickly found this MSDN online article to solve the problem. Posting here to help anybody else find it quickly. Basically, go into IIS and turn on Windows Authentication under Directory Security. Here’s detailed steps:
To enable ...
I’m working with a Trace class that I wrote back in .NET 1.1 that wraps System.Diagnostics and System.Web tracing. The class looks like this:
public static class Trace
private static HttpContext context = null;
context = HttpContext.Current;
This worked fine in 1.x, but testing it with Cassini / Test Web ...
This error was bugging me today so I finally went searching for an answer. I found it here.
The short version – if you’re using nested master pages and you’re seeing all of your <asp: … /> tags underlined and complaining with “Unrecognized tag prefix or device filter ‘asp’.” the ...
I got a copy of WROX's ASP.NET 2.0 MVP Hacks and Tips yesterday and skimmed the TOC and read a few chapters. I have to say that this is a very good book from my first impression of it, based on the fact that I learned a few new techniques in just the brief amount of time I've spent on it so far. Since I haven't read the whole thing ...
I’ve been fighting with differences in folder paths between production and dev (via Cassini / WebDevServer) for a while now and stumbled upon this forum topic today and gave it a shot. The forum didn’t provide full details but here’s what I managed to figure out. Yes, Cassini supports root pathed sites, but it’s not how Visual Studio ...
Last week I published two new articles on ASPAlliance.com:
Visual Studio Debugging Tips and Tricks – which shows how to use some attributes to make your debugging experience much easier with Visual Studio.
Using Visual Studio 2005 Code Snippets to Write Better Code Faster – which demonstrates the new code snippets features in VS ...
I only mentioned the Made In Express Contest a few minutes ago and now I see there is a contest for Microsoft Atlas, their new AJAX / Web 2.0 framework.
You have a chance to win an XBOX 360 premium and Windows Mobile 5.0 smartphones!
What is it?
This contest is all about creating awesome Mash-up applications using “Atlas” technology. Nothing ...
ASP.NET now supports something called Web Deployment Projects, which are an add-in for Visual Studio 2005 that is currently still in beta. You can download the installer from here:
I recently took them for a spin with a site of mine. The key benefit I was after was the ...
Every now and then some high profile personality, perhaps one who once had close ties to Microsoft, about how .NET is really a total failure. How it's clear that it isn't going anywhere. That, as proof of these assertions, Microsoft cannot even manage to use it for its own products, so why should we? Personally I think these ...