IntelliSense for jQuery

As for reported here, we now have an official IntelliSense documentation file that will allow you to get rich intellisense for jQuery from inside of Visual Studio. When you go to download jQuery, you will see a Documentation link.  Or you can download it directly from here: http://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.2.6-vsdoc.js Using this file is simple, if you…

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Strange callstacks

How many times have you been troubleshooting a dump or application, you look at the callstack and you see something that just doesn’t quite look right.  Chances are the problem is that you don’t have correct symbols. For example, if you see something like this: Vswebdesign!DllCanUnloadNow+0xb02a0 Vswebdesign!DllCanUnloadNow+0xb8ef4 Vswebdesign!DllCanUnloadNow+0xb2203 Vswebdesign!DllCanUnloadNow+0xb248f Vswebdesign!DllCanUnloadNow+0x2c406 Vswebdesign!DllCanUnloadNow+105a89 … That usually is…

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Web Site Stops Responding for 15-25 seconds

There are a number of reasons that a web site could have a delay (hang) that could cause problems.  I am going to talk about a common one that we see which is the CRL. What we have seen in the past is the Crypto API’s are trying to update the Certificate Revocation List (CRL)…

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Creating an Auto-complete textbox

It seems that auto-complete is very popular these days with different sites.  So I wanted to show you how you can create your own Auto-complete textbox on your web sites.  There are two ways that this can be accomplished depending on what you are using and what you want to use. Ajax control toolkit This…

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Linq – Do we need another way to access databases?

This was the question that was burning on my mind when I first heard about Linq.  I was skeptical and didn’t think it was something that we needed.  But after having started to use this new language, I have quickly become a believer. Linq stands for language-integrated query and that is exactly what it is,…

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New place to find some great web information from Microsoft

There is a new site that has a lot of really cool information from Microsoft in the web space.  Take a look at http://www.microsoft.com/web/default.aspx This was talked about by Joe here. There you can get to things like blogs and other great content related to web development.  You can also download the new Microsoft Web…

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Who are you most looking forward to listening to at the PDC

There are a lot of great speakers and a lot of great topics this year at the PDC.  Who are you looking forward to hearing from the most? Of course there are some great keynote speakers like Scott Gutherie but for the sessions, here are my favorites: ASP.NET 4.0 Roadmap by Scott Hunter ASP.NET and…

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Videos are coming – suggested topics?

So I have started to create some videos showing various things that you can do.  Are there specific things that everyone would like to see?  I’d like to build a list of the things you want and then I can start knocking them out.  I’m figuring most of them are going to be around debugging…

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XPerf: A CPU Sampler

Seema just had a great about using XPerf to troubleshoot CPU issues when using Silverlight.  This can also be used in the same way to troubleshoot ASP.NET or IIS. What can XPerf tell you?  Seema answers that question, it can find out: Is my app asking Silverlight to constantly spin on CPU cycles. Whether one…

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Getting SOS to work, a historical view

When you try to debug a managed application using Windbg and SOS, there have been issues over the years that have come up with trying to get the extension to work properly. The major stumbling block has been to get it to load the proper files for it to work.  These files have changed over…

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