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Category: ASP.NET

What’s new in IIS8

The new IIS 8 is here. There are great improvements and new very useful features like Server Name Indication (SNI), Centralized Certificates Store (CCS), CPU Throttling, Application Initialization, Dynamic IP Restriction, WebSockets, and finally FTP 8. Here is a brief on each feature: ASP.NET Configuration Management: IIS management tools have been updated for ASP.net 4.5 Server Name Indication (SNI): Using SNI we can configure thousands of secure websites on the web server, thus it allows many SSL sites…

Async made simple

Check the 8 minute video tutorial (via the below link) by Alex Turner , highlighting the new Async keyword in .Net 4.5 See how the Async language feature works together with new .NET Framework APIs to simplify asynchronous programming. No more callbacks! http://visualstudiolaunchstaging.social27.com/vs2012vle/Theater?sid=1778 Happy coding

Becoming an MVP

An MVP for all who don’t know, stands for Microsoft Valued Professional. The Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Award is an annual award given to outstanding members of Microsoft’s technical communities based on contributions made during the previous 12 months to offline and online Microsoft-related technical communities. This year in April, I received the 2012 Microsoft® MVP Award in ASP.NET/IIS, and never got the chance to share it on my blog. This award is given to exceptional technical community leaders who actively…

Visual Studio 2012 official launch

Yesterday was the formal launch event for Visual Studio 2012 and .NET 4.5, a state-of-the-art development solution for building modern applications that span connected devices and continuous services, from the client to the cloud. The launch keynote covered how Visual Studio 2012 takes you into the next era of software development.  The content is available live and for subsequent on-demand viewing from http://visualstudiolaunch.com. Microsoft has a huge line-up of platform this year, from Windows 8 to Windows Phone…

WebMatrix 2 goes live

WebMatrix 2 RTW has shipped today. For those of you who do not know about it, WebMatrix is a free and lightweight web development tool. Used to create, publish, and maintain your website with ease. Optimized for Open Source: where you can install popular web apps with a few clicks, customize them easily with app-specific code completion, and publish them quickly to the web. Designed for Top Languages: Create websites using our ASP.NET, PHP, Node.js, or HTML5 templates,…

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