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Monday, May 12, 2008

Visual Studio 2008 and .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 Beta

Here are Guthrie's notes (starting from the installation notes: install Vista SP1 and uninstall VS 2008 Tools for Silverlight 2 Beta1).

Here's Scott's list (in bold are my favorites):

  • Improvements for Web Development
  • ASP.NET Data Scaffolding Support (ASP.NET Dynamic Data)
  • ASP.NET Routing Engine (System.Web.Routing)
  • ASP.NET AJAX Back/Forward Button History Support
  • ASP.NET AJAX Script Combining SupportVisual Studio 2008 Performance Improvements HTML Designer and HTML Source Editor
  • Visual Studio 2008 JavaScript Script Formatting and Code Preferences
  • Better Visual Studio Javascript Intellisense for Multiple Javascript/AJAX Frameworks
  • Visual Studio Refactoring Support for WCF Services in ASP.NET Projects
  • Visual Studio Support for Classic ASP Intellisense and Debugging
  • Visual Web Developer Express Edition support for Class Library and Web Application Projects
  • Improvements for Client Development
  • Application Startup and Working Set Performance Improvements
  • New .NET Framework Client Profile Setup Package
  • New .NET Framework Setup Bootstrapper for Client Applications
  • ClickOnce Client Application Deployment Improvements
  • New Windows Forms Controls
  • WPF Performance Improvements
  • WPF Data Improvements
  • WPF Extensible Shader Effects
  • WPF Interoperability with Direct3D
  • VS 2008 for WPF Improvements
  • Data Development Improvements
    • SQL 2008 Support
    • ADO.NET Entity Framework and LINQ to Entities
  • ADO.NET Data Services (formerly code-named "Astoria")
  • WCF Development Improvements
  • VB and C# Improvements
  • Team Foundation Server Improvements

Uau, Scott's team is releasing CTPs and betas nearly as fast as Scott can blog about them. This is an incredible shipping speed. Keep up the good work :)

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