VS 2005 SP1 + .NET AJAX => automatically adds web.config in nested Web Application Project when opening project or solution
I get a 'Configuration Error' on an aspx page because VS added automatically a web.config to my nested Web Application Project where no web.config file should be.
This effect I have noticed since I have installed SP1 and .NET AJAX Extensions.
Why is VS 2005 adding the web.config file and how can I disable this behavior?
Following is the content of the automatically added web.config file (comments omitted):
<?xml version="1.0"?><configuration> <appSettings/> <connectionStrings/> <system.web> &...Copying VS.NET web project to Win 2003 and opening it in VS.NET
Environment: ASP.NET 1.1; VS.NET Enterprise 2003; Windows Server 2003; IIS 6.0
I hope somebody can help me figure this out. I created a Web project on my XP Dev machine which I can open, run, debug and do everything else. I can "deploy" the project to my 2003 server and open the site in explorer browser. But now, I want to transfer the whole solution to my Win 2003 and continue the development and testing on it. So, I transferred the whole VS solution directory from my XP machine to the Win 2003 machine. I created a Web site (not a virtual directory under default...web app vs web site vs web project
Could someone describe the differences between web sites, web apps and web projects? (or send me a link that contains this comparison?). Is one of these terms synonomous with another?
What are the advantages/disadvantages of each? How does one choose when starting new development? Can one type be converted into another?
Here is my definition:
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I wanted to bump this topic again to see if any Microsoft techs had any input on this item.SURFThru.com...VS.NET vs. MSBuild web project compilation difference
Question is: Why would msbuild assume that a bin folder in my web project already contains its project references?
I have a 2.0 solution which contains a local file system web project (among other class libraries). If I compile it
inside Whidbey, there will be a \bin folder created for me and put in there all of the web project's dll references.
Then later if I do in Whidbey Build->Clean Solution, the bin\ folder will not be removed nor will the contents of
it. Therefore after that if I run in command line msbuild mysolution.sln, msbuild succeeds.
However, if I do in Whidb...Website Project vs. Web Application Project in Visual Studio.net 2005
Website Project vs. Web Application Project in Visual
What are the main benefits of using a Web App project over a
Website project or vice-versa?
Web App Project:
You have to jump through hoops to use edit and continue with a Web App where in
a website it just works. I’ve figured this out with the help of ScottGu.
Web App Project:
what are the *.aspx.designer.cs files for?
how do you set up the project to use a ...Migrating from VS 2005 Web Site Projects to VS 2005 Web Application Projects witn vb and c# code
I've tring to migrate Web Site to Web Aplication in VS 2005. In my Web Site I have pages written using VB and C#. During converting to WA i choose VB and only pages with VB code i can migrate. If I choose C# as language for WA only pages with C# I can migrate. Is a way to migrate Web Site with mix of VB and C# code?
As far as I know, The ASP.NET Web application doesn't support that C# application project contains VB page or VB application project contains C# page. But it can compile the different language class file in project.
In your case, you can tr...Benefits of creating a Web Deployment project for a Setup project for a website vs a Web Setup project
I'm creating an installer for a website.The only thing I require as input from the user (in Custom Actions) is settings for the web.config. My initial approach was to create a Deployment project from my web project ans use this as input to the Setup project.Couldn't I use a Web Setup project instead of a Web Deployment + Setup project to do the same thing?Issues I have found with the Web Deployment is that I cannot edit it's contents at installation time, I'm taking user input at installation time to write to the web.config that the Installer uses but of course this file is embedded in the Web Deployment projects output (I don't think this can be edited once the Web Deployment project has been compiled, correct me if I'm wrong please!!!!!) http://learnerps-dotnet.blogspot.com
You can use a Web Deployment Project with a Web Setup Project. Create custom install actions in the Setup project and use the primary output of Web Deployment project. Since the custom actions will fire after the project has been physically deployed, there is no case of "modifying embedded" file as you will modify the file which is present in the user's installation directory.
Hope this helps,
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C#.NET and C# are the same thing.
JimMS MVP ASP.NET [VC++/MFC emeritus]Old Dog Learns New TricksPreferred programming language: cuneiform on clay tablets
So ... that means I can use web matrix to create C#.NET web application?
yes you can. C# and C#.NET are the same languages.
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what is the main difference between web.config and global.asax ???
in ASP, I used to put global variables in global.asax, but now we have both of them...
quite confusing.... looking for answer.
Take a look @ What is the difference between config.web and global.asax
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In the simplest way:
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thank you for your...vs2005 web application with vs2005 web deployment project build failed
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Can this be done?
i'm havin problems opening my applications.
the solution file i created is not recognise by VS.NET 2002..
can anyone provide me with a solution?
thanks very much..
It is not designed to do this, so don't think you are doing anything wrong. There is a tool designed to do this, it can be foundHERE You must register, but it is a free download. Hope this helps.Chris Paterra
thanks very much.....Is it possible to migrate VS2005 Web Application Project to VS2005 Web Site.
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The only thing you would need to do is compile the project and push the .aspx files and the bin folder to the server, and of course any other sub-folders that are used in your app like images.
The...VS.NET Projects on the Net
If I'm done with a project/solution that I created with IIS(Localhost) and VS.NET, what files from the solution will I need to upload to the host? (Host in this case is Brinkster(Free Plan))
only the aspx and ascx files ...
in the bin folder you will need the compiled dll files ...
Also in the root you need: web.config and flobal.asax
That's itVerhoeven Bart
Technical Project Leader
There is only 2 files in the .bin folder.
..dll file and .pdb
All the ACSX and ASPX files are in the project's folder.
When ever I try building the project, I get nothing in the B...