Nov 29, 2011
I’ve been pretty quiet about my latest extension for Visual Studio 2010 outside of Twitter, so I’m thinking it’s due time for a blog post about how and why Web Essentials came to be.
If you don’t know what Web Essentials is or haven’t tried it yet, you might want to read Scott Hanselman’s blog post.
Web Essentials was originally called CSS Essentials when it was first released in early 2011 because I wanted a name that clearly stated it was all about CSS. Ye... [More]* $4.95/month ASP.NET Hosting with FREE SQL 2012 DB! – Click Here!
Nov 17, 2011
For the past few months, I’ve been looking at how to improve the web development experience in Visual Studio. This summer I released the Web Standards Update which brings HTML5 and CSS3 to Visual Studio, and a few weeks back Web Essentials was published. This week I’ve been working on a proof of concept that eliminates the need for typing curly braces, colons and semi-colons when working with CSS. In non-English keyboard layouts, these characters can be rather difficult to type, because you ne... [More]* $4.95/month ASP.NET Hosting with FREE SQL 2012 DB! – Click Here!