Friday, June 01, 2007

* What's New in Visual Studio 'Orcas'

Pls go through following posts if you are new to CSharp 3.0 & .NET 3.5

Here is the point wise summary of some new features in various areas :


  • Intellisense for ECMAScript (JavaScript) & AJAX library
  • CSS Design tools
  • Web Application Project : to compile web site into a single assembly. An alternative way of deployment
  • Multi-targeting Web Applications : Application can target .NET 2.0 or 3.0 or 3.5


  • Designer and Intellisense Support for LINQ.
  • WPF Project designer support
  • O/R designer for LINQ to SQL projects


  • Dataset designer to support multi-tier dataset
  • Entity Data Model (EDM) support in ADO.NET
  • Reporting Project Templates to create report based apps using wizard.


  • MSBuild improvements : Target specific .NET version and multiprocessor capabilities
  • Supports comparison of Performance reports
  • Full support for building Microsoft Office based applications including SharePoint.

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    1. Cool blog, i just randomly surfed in, but it sure was worth my time, will be back

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