Silverlight 1.1 Tools for Visual Studio 2008 available for download

A quick announcement — an updated version of the Microsoft Silverlight 1.1 Tools Alpha for Visual Studio 2008 that works with the released version of Visual Studio 2008 is now available! This release provides the same features as the Silverlight Tools Alpha add-on which was previously available for Visual Studio 2008 Beta2. To re-cap here is a quick summary… Read more

Visual Web Developer 2008 Express Edition available for download

I’m glad to announce that Visual Web Developer 2008 Express Edition has officially shipped, and is now available for immediate download.  Here is a quick summary of some of the great new capabilities in this release:  Tools to Design Web Pages  Use the new Split View pane which shows both the visual designer as well as the… Read more

JScript IntelliSense: A Reference for the “Reference” Tag

It should be no surprise that JScript Documentation Comments power much of what you see in JScript IntelliSense in VS2008.  Perhaps the most useful of these comments is the “reference” comment.  The “reference” comment allows you to “see” functions and objects outside of your current file in the completion list.  I’ve gotten quite a few… Read more