New .NET tools in beta - NuPack, ASP .NET MVC 3, WebMatrix
Thursday, 07 October 2010

Microsoft have released three new beta tools for .NET. A package manager, MVC 3 and an easy to use website creator WebMatrix.

Banner

 

NuPack is an open source open source package manager for .NET. No that isn't a mistake - it is open source and it manages open source packages. 

It enables open source projects to integrate there code with Visual Studio and hence gain greater use. Once installed in Visual Studio NuPack lets you browser for possibly useful packages and then install and use them within a project. It isn't just a download manager as it also handles dependencies, modifies configuration files and can perform intelligent updates and removals.

Documentation and tutorials on nupack.codeplex.com

 

ASP

 

Also just released is an update to the the ASP .NET MVC 3 preview - now its a full beta. It includes support for Razor in both C# and VB syntax. It adds new View helpers, unobtrusive Javascript, better dependency injection, integration with NuPack and other tweaks.

You can download the beta using the Microsoft Web Plaform Installer.

The final announcement concerned WebMatrix beta 2.  WebMatrix is a lightweight development tool using IIS Express, SQL Compact Edition and some ASP .NET extensions. It provides yet another way you can build a web site using Razor syntax. The latest version features Razor in both VB and C#, more templates and NuPack integration. A new toolkit provides helpers for easy inter-working with Facebook, Analytics, Twitter, etc.

You can find more out about all three at ScottGu's Blog.

Further reading

Microsoft WebMatrix and Razor

MVC - it's the routing stupid!

ASP.Net MVC in Action

Dependency Injection

Banner


JavaScript 20 Years Old Today
15/05/2015

Brendan Eich reports that he thinks it was the week of May 6th to May 15th 1995 when he worked on Mocha the language which was to be renamed JavaScript.



Fear And Loathing In the App Store 11 - Apple Is Watching
29/04/2015

The new Apple Watch is a big opportunity for developers. It is also a huge opportunity for Apple to display new restrictions on what it allows in the App Store. 


More News

<ASIN:0735627142>

<ASIN:1934356530>

<ASIN:193518279X>

 


Last Updated ( Thursday, 07 October 2010 )
 
 

   
RSS feed of news items only
I Programmer News
Copyright © 2015 i-programmer.info. All Rights Reserved.
Joomla! is Free Software released under the GNU/GPL License.