Using ASP.NET MVC With Visual Web Developer Express

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UPDATE: ASP.NET MVC now works with Visual Web Developer Express SP1

Some developers who downloaded the ASP.NET Extensions CTP specifically for ASP.NET MVC and then opened up Visual Web Developer like it was Christmas morning instead got a lump of coal.

We currently only include Web Application Projects for ASP.NET MVC, which Visual Web Developer does not support. I was planning to write up a post on this, but Scott Koon beat me to it.

And thank goodness! I’m busy enough as it is already. It’s all part of my master plan to have members of the community doing my job for me so we can finally take that trip to Tahiti and sip margaritas while I tell my bosses I’m “telecommuting”. ;) Seriously though, I appreciate it.

If you’re using Visual Web Developer Express, read Scott’s blog post on how to get MVC working for you.

I personally would like to get ASP.NET MVC in more hands than less hands, so I hope we have a better story for this with a future release.

Tags: ASP.NET MVC , Visual Web Developer Express , VWD

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  1. Avatar for Michael Starke
    Michael Starke December 10th, 2007

    Way to go lazyweb! Now it answers questions before being asked.

  2. Avatar for Rob Conery
    Rob Conery December 10th, 2007

    Margaritas in Tahiti? Dude it's been a while since you've been on vacation hasn't it! Come on over my way and we can have Mojitos in Hawaii!

  3. Avatar for Dimitri Glazkov
    Dimitri Glazkov December 10th, 2007

    I watched it with awe as it unraveled over Twitter. It was horrifyingly cool.
    Now, how about a tutorial on how to build ATL/MFC projects on VC++ Express?