Announcing the DotNetCompilerPlatform 1.0.2 release

Update Microsoft.CodeDom.Providers.DotNetCompilerPlatform is now open sourced on GitHub. If you have any suggestion or issue, please go to this link and post your thought there.   Today I’m pleased to announce that the Microsoft.CodeDom.Providers.DotNetCompilerPlatform 1.0.2 package is released on NuGet. It enables ASP.NET to support the new language features and improves the compilation performance. To install this… Read more

Announcing ASP.NET 4.6 and ASP.NET 5 beta 5 in Visual Studio 2015 Release

Long time readers of this blog or followers of the ASP.NET Community Standup know that this day was coming, and we have a released version of ASP.NET 4.6 framework and tools with Visual Studio 2015.  Not only are we shipping ASP.NET 4.6, but we are also including with Visual Studio 2015 a bundle of ASP.NET… Read more

Cool ASP.NET Web Forms Features in 2015 – Async Model Binding

This is the first in a twice weekly series of blog posts that we’re going to share from the Microsoft Web Development blog to showcase some of the really cool and mature features available in ASP.NET Web Forms for developers to use in their projects.  Web Forms is the development model that was deployed first… Read more

ASP.NET MVC 5.2.3, Web Pages 3.2.3 and Web API 5.2.3 Beta releases

While the MVC team is working hard on MVC 6 as part of the ASP.NET 5 effort, we also keep working on the 5.x packages. Today we are releasing a Beta of ASP.NET MVC 5.2.3, Web Pages 5.2.3 and Web API 5.2.3. This preview release addresses 12 issues. Here is the full list. Highlight of… Read more

Announcing RTM of ASP.NET Identity 2.1.0

We are releasing RTM of ASP.NET Identity 2.1.0. The main focus in this release was to fix bugs and add SignInManager to make it easier to use security features such as Account Lockout, Two-Factor Authentication for login. ASP.NET Identity 2.1 is included in the ASP.NET templates which were released with VS 2013 Update 3. The… Read more

Improvements to ASP.NET Web Forms

The Visual Studio team released Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 RTM. As part of this update we have added new features for ASP.NET Web Forms. This post will highlight some of the improvements done in ASP.NET Web Forms which are part of this release and some changes that we are working on. ASP.NET Identity 2.0… Read more

Enabling the .NET Compiler Platform (“Roslyn”) in ASP.NET applications

The .NET languages team recently announced the availability and open sourcing of a public preview of “Roslyn”, the new .NET Compiler Platform. This is the long awaited .NET “compiler as a service” that represents the future of languages and compilation for .NET. You can download a preview including new compilers and Visual Studio tooling that… Read more

How to customize the generated files from the New Scaffolded Item dialog

In Visual Studio 2013 we introduced the Add New Scaffolded Item dialog. This dialog replaced the Add View/Add Controllers ASP.NET MVC dialog which was had in 2012. This new dialog works for all ASP.NET projects (MVC, Web Forms and Web API). This is one example of how we are delivering on the “One ASP.NET” vision…. Read more

Building Browser Link extension in Visual Studio 2013

Browser Link feature in Visual Studio 2013 provides APIs for you to write your own Browser Link Extension. To take a look at some of the extensions, you can download Web Essentials for Visual Studio 2013 RTM. In this blog, I will give you a step by step overview of the various APIs that we… Read more