JScript errors as warnings in Visual Studio 2008 RTM

Now Visual Studio 2008 code named Orcas is out of door with incredible features. The most highly anticipated feature of this release is JScript Authoring Services which includes JavaScript Intellisense and JavaScript Syntax Checking. In the final version of Visual Studio 2008, with default profile settings VS shows all JScript/JavaScript syntax errors as warnings and…


Writing for JScript Intellisense in VS 2008

Since we release JSript intellisense in Visual Studio 2008 Beta 2, there has been some queries on why JScript intellisense behaves in a certain way.  I wish to tell you that intellisense in a dynamic language like JScript is based on certain heuristics.  We try our best to guess the runtime behavior and provide what…


Javascript Intellisense and Coloring Issues in VS 2008 Beta 2

We have come across a couple of installation issues in VS 2008 Beta 2 which broke the new Javascript functionalities in certain scenarios.  While a workaround has already been provided in the online refresh of the ReadMe text, I thought I would also put it down here in case any of you hit the problem….


JScript Syntax Check in Visual Web Developer 2008 Beta2

Visual Web Developer 2008 Beta2 got announced some days back. Lots of authoring enhancement has been made to this release so far as JScript is considered. Sameer already blogged about much better intellisense support in this release. I would like to point out that we also had a brand new support for Syntax Checking with…


Jscript debugging: Stepwise instructions and video

If you are interested in debugging your Jscript code, then you can use Visual Web Developer (VWD) Express edition, a free download from Microsoft website. Exact instruction on how to use VWD for debugging Jscript are listed at the following blog post: http://blogs.msdn.com/rajeshbhutani/archive/2007/04/10/debugging-jscript-code-in-ie-using-vwd-express.aspx If you want to see these steps in action then you can…