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Last post Jan 06, 2013 01:27 PM by Ruchira
Jan 04, 2013 01:59 PM|LINK
I have been teaching with Visual Web Developer Express since 2005 and have the latest VWD2010.
Looking for any upgrades, I find the documentation very unclear.
It seems the latest versions are for Visual Studio Express, choosing the Web developer options, rather than for Visual Web Developer itself. Please advise: has Visual Studio become the expected platform for this use?.
Jan 04, 2013 02:07 PM|LINK
Please check the below link that contains different versions of Visual Studio 2010 and has a comparison chart of features supported by each version:
As per my understanding, some of the features listed in above link will not be available in Visual Studio 2010 Express. The link is:
If you want to develop professional web site, it is recommended to go for at least professional version of 2010 based on the development features it supports.
I hope this helps.
Jan 05, 2013 06:33 PM|LINK
To clarify, I was looking for something like Visual Web Developer 2011 or 2012, or a simple clear upgrade.
I have seen the links suggested, that do not show VWD2012 but instead seem to point towards Visual Studio 2012, as do the links from ASP.net. So my question is whether Visual Studio is the expected upgrade path, and that Visual Web Developer is going to
I do not need a professional version - VWD is ideal for an introductory module for students.
Jan 06, 2013 01:27 PM|LINK
So my question is whether Visual Studio is the expected upgrade path, and that Visual Web Developer is going to be retired.
Visual Web developer express is not in 2012. You have to
install Visual Studio express for web. AFAIK, there is no way to update from Visual Web developer to Visual Studio express. You would have to do a clean installation.
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