ASP.NET 2.0 Security FAQ / Wiki Released

J.D. Meier and team have been busy creating the ASP.NET 2.0 Security FAQ: an easy to use Q&A format entry-point to the broader ASP.NET security guidance.  It is in Wiki form so you can easily read, comment, update, and contribute.  Find all the great content at: https://channel9.msdn.com/wiki/default.aspx/SecurityWiki.ASPNET2SecurityFAQs — (example questions/answers: how to use forms authentication with…

9

Commerce Starter Kit 1.0.2 released today!

Definitely worth checking out, I’m excited about how the kit is progressing and am looking forward to lots of great functionality coming from the project! 11/23/2005 – 1.0.2 Released (with PayPal Payments Standard!)Version 1.0.2 of the Commerce Starter Kit was released today with the following updates: Added support for PaymentsStandard Fixed the LocationSelector so it…

1

Brian’s Top 10 Articles on MSDN

Ok, so I just spent some time surfing around MSDN, looking at the new site and reliving lots of the great content on there.  So I thought I’d pull together my TOP 10 articles for ASP.NET, in no particular order below – these are all must reads for folks getting ready for ASP.NET 2.0.  …

6

PayPal-enabled Commerce Starter Kit for ASP.NET 2.0

The commerce starter kit ROCKS – plain and simple.  The code is clean and extensible.  It works straight out of the box.  There is already a budding community around it.  And Rob Conery over at WekeRoad is just an all around good guy.  Oh and it made its debut in my keynote for Steve Ballmer…

2

Web Deployment Projects are here

We heard a lot of feedback about the build process and new project system for managing more complex sites, build strategies, and deployment.  As a result, we’ve been working on a add-in for Visual Studio 2005 that enhances the built in support for MSBuild and the general Web build model.  The code is in Beta,…

6

The Post-Launch Era / great content for upgrading to ASP.NET 2.0

Well we are now entering the POST LAUNCH era — how exciting is that?  As part of this we’ve done a few things: 1) We launched the new look and navigation for the ASP.NET Developer Center, as well as new Visual Web Developer page. These changes shoudl make the site more usable, make content easier…

2

Watch the launch keynote live!

Launch is upon us — this is a very exciting day for me!  I jump on a plane here in a few hours to head down to SF and start the final rehearsals for the Steve Ballmer keynote where we will begin the official coming out party for VS2005! If you aren’t going to be…

5

Great ASP.NET 2.0 Book from WROX – Professional ASP.NET 2.0

WROX has just published one of the first (if not the first) ASP.NET 2.0 books — it is a solid one, Professional ASP.NET 2.0 and I reccommend to anyone who is serious about working with VS 2005 and ASP.NET 2.0 — Bill Evjen, Scott Hanselman, Farhan Muhammad, Devin Rader, Srinivasa Sivakumar all did a fantastic job…

5