Mix10: VS2010 Supports Multi-Monitor and a Lot More!

Microsoft announces that VS2010 now fully supports

  • multi-monitors from one instance of VS, you can now pull out your code file from VS to one of your other monitors, no longer do you have to switch between markup and code files.
  • Add richer code visualizations
  • multiple web.config files for each of your environments (sooooo very cool)
  • integrated deployments tools for packaging and deploying applications to each of your environments
  • Search for library objects by using Pascal based notation (use TIM to find ThisIsMyOwnObject)
  • Sequence Diagrams showing exactly how your methods are being called
  • Clean URLs called Routing

ASP.net WebForms

  • Now includes new controls such as charts and data
  • all controls output clean markup
  • everything is stylable within the control markup
  • Better, more accurate, and responsive intellisense within markup files

JQuery Script Templates are actual HTML markup with Data-Binding expressions within that markup stored in script tags identified by a template name in the pages markup. These templates are used by JQuery and are populated on the client side on the return of AJAX calls to the server or services. 

  • JQuery is available on Microsoft’s CDN so you don’t have to host them yourself
  • Microsoft will be contributing code
  • Microsoft will be contributing QA resources
  • Microsoft will be contributing plugins
  • JQuery has a 30% market share across the web
  • Dynamic script loading based on dependencies

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