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Scripting and .NET: Visual Studio for Applications Provides Customized Scripting Facilities for Your

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In the past, the Microsoft Active Scripting architecture has allowed you to make your applications extensible. But it came with some drawbacks. You couldn't call into DLLs; you had to use COM interfaces. The scripts were not compiled, so they ran more slowly than they otherwise might, and a number of objects had to ride along with the script. To solve these problems and make extensibility easier to attain, Visual Studio for Applications was introduced. Presented here is an introduction to VSA that covers language support, types, events, and much more.

Chris Sells

MSDN Magazine August 2002

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Basic Instincts: Multi-Targeting Visual Basic Applications in Visual Studio 2010


Visual Studio 2010 lets you create applications that target versions of the Microsoft .NET Framework from 2.0 to 4, and each step in between. We take a look at how multi-targeting works in Visual Studio today, and explain how you should approach multi-targeting in your projects.

Spotty Bowles

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Parallel Debugging: Debugging Task-Based Parallel Applications in Visual Studio 2010


In Visual C++ 10 and the Microsoft .NET Framework 4, Microsoft is introducing new libraries and runtimes to significantly ease the process of expressing parallelism in your code base, together with new tool support for performance analysis and debugging of parallel applications. In this article, you will learn about debugging support in Visual Studio 2010, much of which is focused on task-based programming models.

Stephen Toub, Daniel Moth

MSDN Magazine September 2009

Add-In Power: Let Users Customize Your Apps With Visual Studio Tools For Applications


If you're looking to increase the usefulness of your applications by making them customizable, you'll want to read about these three technologies available from Microsoft.

Paul Stubbs

MSDN Magazine August 2006

ATL Server and Visual Studio .NET: Developing High-Performance Web Applications Gets Easier


When developing high-performance applications for the Web, developers often must choose between performance and ease of development. With ATL Server, new with Visual Studio .NET, developers get the best of both worlds. ATL Server uses a tag replacement engine written in C++, provides a simple programming model, and promotes enhanced performance and easy debugging. This article presents an overview of the ATL Server architecture, then creates a basic ATL Server project. It then goes on to explain processing SRF files, HTTP streams, forms, cookies, and header files. Managing session state is also discussed, along with file uploads and performance monitoring.

Shaun McAravey and Ben Hickman

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Visual Studio .NET: Build Web Applications Faster and Easier Using Web Services and XML


Visual Studio .NET includes exciting features, some of which are enhancements to previous versions and some of which are brand new. A few of the most significant additions are the new Microsoft programming language called C#; a new, smarter integrated development environment; new object-oriented features in Visual Basic .NET; and development lifecycle tools. This article provides an overview of these features, as well as a look at Web Services, Web Forms, and new versions of ADO and ASP. It takes a first look at dozens of important new Visual Studio features that aid in the design, development, testing, and deployment of solutions built with Visual Basic, C++, Visual FoxPro, and C#.

Dave Mendlen

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Developing mobile web applications with Visual Studio 2008 and ASP.NET Mobile Controls

I have seen a lot of posts in this forum concerning the question how to develop mobile web applications with Visual Studio 2008. In VS 2008 the templates for Mobile Web Forms are missing and there is no more designer support for ASP.NET Mobile Controls. In the Your Websites, Our Passion! blog you can download a ZIP file with the templates compiled by Omar Kahn. And I found another interesting blog post about the Microsoft Mobile Device Platforms with a discussion when Mobile Controls should be used and when not.

ERROR: Cannot show Visual Studio 2008 Tools for Applications editor - SP1 IS applied

Using BI Studio, attempting to put a small VB script in a Script Task, hitting the Edit Script gives:   Cannot show Visual Studio 2008 Tools for Applications editor   ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Could not load file or assembly 'VSTADTEProvider.Interop, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b03f5f7f11d50a3a' or one of its dependencies. The system cannot find the file specified. (Microsoft.SqlServer.VSTAScriptingLib)   NEED A FIX, PLEASE, AS I'VE ALREADY LOADED VS2008 SP1...!   I have now also uninstalled VS2008 entirely, along with .NET 3.5 SP1 rebooted several times, reinstalled from the January Team System Database Edition, applied VS2008 SP1 and .Net 3.5 SP1 from Microsoft Downloads with the usual reboots to make sure, and I'm still hosed...   Microsoft Visual Studio 2008Version 9.0.30729.1 SPMicrosoft .NET FrameworkVersion 3.5 SP1 Installed Edition: Enterprise Microsoft Visual Basic 2008   91901-270-1018792-60217Microsoft Visual Basic 2008 Microsoft Visual C# 2008   91901-270-1018792-60217Microsoft Visual C# 2008 Microsoft Visual C++ 2008   91901-270-1018792-60217Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Tools for Office   91901-270-1018792-60217Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Tools for Office Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 Database Edition   91901-270-1018792-60217Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 Database Edition Microsoft Visual Web

InfoPath Cannot Start Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Applications


when am trying to access developer tools under developer tab in infopath designer 2010 , i get this error?

InfoPath Cannot Start Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Applications

Adding VB or C# code to a form requires Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Applications(VSTA). To enable this feature, run microsoft office 2010 setup, and change the microsoft visual studio tools for application unser infopath to run from my computer. The Microsoft .Net Framework2.9 must be installed before installing VSTA.

my configuration is

SharePoint 2010 (Standalone)

Windows 7

Visual Studio 2010

any thoughts?

Thanks in Advance?


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ASP.NET 4 and Visual Studio 2010 Web Development Beta 2 Overview

Many exciting changes for ASP.NET are coming in the .NET Framework version 4. This document gives an overview of many of the new features that are included in the Beta 2 release of the .NET Framework 4 and of Visual Studio 2010.

Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2

This is a big deal. This isn't ".NET 3.6" - there are a lot of improvements of .NET 4, and it's not just "pile on a bunch of features so you get overwhelmed." I've been working with and talking to many of the teams involved and even though it's a cheesy thing to say, this is a really customer-focused release.

ASP 4 - Whirlwind Tour around .NET 4 (and Visual Studio 2010) Beta 1

There's a lot of stuff that's new and added in .NET 4, but not in that "overwhelming-I-need-to-relearn-everything" way. More in that, "oh, this is way easier/simpler now" way. Like, moving data around with ADO.NET DataServices is easy, binding with client templates is easy, there's F# if you need it, the "dynamic" keyword if you need it, Silverlight's already installed, oh, and the parallel stuff will freak you out, but in a good way.

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This article will introduce you to a new Visual Studio 2005/2008 add-in that can be used for Web Parts generation based on a prepared ASCX control/template. The add-in should allow Web Part developers to easily make Web Parts using the Visual Studio HTML designer. It should save you a lot of time and make Web Part development an enjoying experience even for beginners.

This article is written in the form of a step-by-step tutorial. It will give beginners a chance to successfully make, deploy, and try their first Web Parts, and will save some time for advanced users as you can always run into challenges when working with SharePoint.

Code spelling checker extension for visual studio 2010

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Download and Share Visual Studio Color Schemes

The good news is that Visual Studio allows you to completely customize the editor background and text colors to whatever you want - allowing you to tweak them to create the experience that is "just right" for your eyes and personality. You can then optionally export/import your color scheme preferences to an XML file via the Tools->Import and Export Settings menu command.
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