Thursday, January 13, 2011

New Releases From Microsoft For Web Development

Microsoft released an array of new Products and releases mostly targeted for .NET Web developers. Read the full Announcement at Scott Gu's Blog.

Here is a summary of  release contents :

  • ASP.NET MVC3 - The latest version of the MVC for ASP.NET, featuring a new view-engine "Razor".
  • IIS Express 7.5 – A simplified developer focused version of IIS that does not require admin rights to run and debug code from Visual Studio.
  • NuGet - An open source package manager designed to make it easier for .NET developers to find, install, and use open source libraries for projects. One of the best and is our favorite.
  • Orchard 1.0 - The Orchard Project is Microsoft-sponsored project dedicated to creating open source applications and reusable components in .NET. Orchard 1.0, a .NET based CMS, is its first project.
  • SQL Server Compact Edition 4 – SQL Compact edition gets much simpler to use and deploy. Best deal is that Zero installations required and can be used now in multi-threaded environments.
  • WebMatrix – This is definitely a major product,  aiming to make developing .NET web applications fun and simple.  It comes packaged with IIS Express, ASP.NET and SQL Server Compact.  Develop your own or download and install a variety of community applications

That’s a really a huge basket of goodies.

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