WebMatrix How-To Articles Create and Publish Sites How to Download a Remote Site with WebMatrix  How to Publish a Website from WebMatrix How to create a site from OSS Apps Overview of the template gallery How to use the PHP Starter template How to use the Node.js Starter template How to use ASP.NET WebPages... [More]
 


WebMatrix 3 Release Notes What is New? Seamless Remote Experience: Hugely improved remote editing experience with great code completion and colorization for PHP, ASP.NET as well as Node.js. Support for TypeScript is now included. Support for viewing and opening your Windows Azure remote websites in My Sites. Support fo... [More]
 


How to Publish a Website from WebMatrix Version 3 This tutorial walks you through how to publish a website from WebMatrix. See Video. Using WebMatrix to Publish a Website 1. In WebMatrix, open the site you want to publish by clicking My Sites. 2. Click the Publish button. 3. If this is the first time you have published, you will... [More]
 


How to use TFS in WebMatrix Version 3 TFS is a centralized version control system developed by Microsoft.  WebMatrix 3 includes first class support for manage your sites with TFS with a simple, easy to understand set of commands.  If you’re new to TFS and would to learn more, check out the getting started guid... [More]
 


How to use Git in WebMatrix Version 3 Git is a distributed version control system that is becoming popular among many developers.  WebMatrix 3 includes first class support for managing your sites with Git with a simple, easy to understand set of commands.  See Video. Note:  if you’re new to Git and woul... [More]
 


How to Manage a website hosted on Windows Azure from WebMatrix Version 3 This article shows you how to directly go to the right place in the Windows Azure management portal from WebMatrix in order to scale your site, monitor usage data and performance, add custom domains, or purchase cloud services from the store. Managing an Azure Website 1. In WebMatrix, o... [More]
 


How to Edit a Remote Site with WebMatrix Version 3 This tutorial shows you how to open and edit a remote site from WebMatrix. See Video. Editing a Website in WebMatrix 1. From the WebMatrix Quick Start page, click Open, and then choose Remote. 2. Select the Import publish profile option. A number of hosting providers, including Wind... [More]
 


How to Edit a Site Hosted on Windows Azure with WebMatrix Version 3 This article shows you how to open and edit a remote site hosted on Windows Azure in WebMatrix. See Video. Editing an Azure Hosted Site 1. You can open your remote site on Windows Azure either from within WebMatrix or from the Windows Azure management portal. a. Open from within WebMa... [More]
 


How to Download a Remote Site with WebMatrix Version 3 This tutorial walks you through how to download a remote site using WebMatrix if you prefer making your changes locally and then publishing them back to the remote server when you are ready. See the Video. Editing a Remote Site Locally 1. Open the remote site hosted on Azure or other h... [More]
 


WebMatrix Task Based extensibility for Web App Gallery Applications WebMatrix allows you to enhance the user experience for your application with a feature called “Task-based extensibility (TBEX) “for Web App Gallery application. This allows you to customize the WebMatrix user interface for a specific application with just a simple XML file included in y... [More]
 


Incompatible file type If you receive this error, it can be caused by your .publishsettings file containing invalid characters or XML, or not being the correct format. There are two kinds of .publishsettings files used by Windows Azure. One is used for publishing credentials for an individual remote web site. The other c... [More]
 


MySQL quota reached This error happens when you have no additional MySQL databases available. Free trial subscriptions are limited to 1 MySQL database, unless additional databases are added. Things you can try You can use an existing MySQL database (not recommended for production websites). You can also add addition... [More]
 


It looks like your subscription does not have Windows Azure Web Sites Your subscription with Windows Azure does not have Windows Azure Web Sites enabled. Things you can try Browse to https://account.windowsazure.com/PreviewFeatures and select Windows Azure Web Sites. If this is not available, please try signing out and signing back in. If none of these fix the prob... [More]
 


Error: Something went wrong during sign in During sign in, WebMatrix downloads a management certificate in order to retrieve your websites and provision new websites with Windows Azure. Sometimes the certificate expires or needs to be refreshed. Things you can try: If your certificate is expired, please sign out and sign back into WebMatri... [More]
 


Error: Something went wrong during sign in We're sorry, it looks like you experienced an error with Windows Azure sign in and we’re not sure what’s going wrong. Please let us know so we can help troubleshoot.
 


Error: Subscription has expired You may see an error that your subscription has expired. If this happens, you need to extend your subscription. Things you can try Go to the Windows Azure portal to extend your subscription.
 


Error: You can no longer provision a site or database on Windows Azure Your subscription may have a limit to the number of sites or databases that can be created. This will be the case if you're using a free trial account, which is limited to 10 web sites. Things you can try If you are experiencing this limit, you can remove your spending limit to create additional r... [More]
 


Error: Certificate limit reached You are signing into WebMatrix and you get an error that there are not more certificates available. This happens because as part of sign-in, WebMatrix downloads a management certificate in order to retrieve your websites and provision new websites with Windows Azure. There is a limit of 25 certifica... [More]
 


WebMatrix 2 Readme Here is a list of known issues with WebMatrix 2. Your feed back is invaluable to us, so please discuss at our forums or suggest new features for WebMatrix!   IIS Express Issue: IIS Express 7.5 fails to start a 2.0 integrated Application Pool when .NET Framework 3.5 is not installed on the co... [More]
 


Microsoft Web Platform Privacy Statements You can obtain various Microsoft products through the Microsoft Web App Gallery, through the Microsoft Web Platform Installer, or through similar Web Platform Installer-like functionality in other Microsoft software, such as the Microsoft Web Farm Framework and Microsoft WebMatrix. Some of the Micro... [More]
 


How to Optimize Your Sites for Search Engines and Performance The Reports feature in WebMatrix analyzes your website and suggests changes that can make your site more visible to search engines. What you'll learn How to run a report that crawls your website just like a search engine. How to view and filter SEO (Search Engine Optimization) ... [More]
 


WebMatrix 2 How-to Directory Create and Publish Sites How to download a remote site How to edit a remote site How to publish a site How to create a site from OSS Apps Overview of the template gallery How to use the PHP Starter template How to use the Node.js Starter template How to use ASP.NET WebPages ... [More]
 


How to Create Content for the WebMatrix 2 Learn Pane WebMatrix has a Help pane that shows relevant links when certain actions (called triggers) occur. Examples of triggers include creating a new file, creating a new database, or editing a file. These triggers allow WebMatrix to give users context-aware Help. Content providers can share an XML feed of ... [More]
 


How to Use the Learn Pane in WebMatrix The Learn Pane provides contextual content about WebMatrix and about the tasks you perform with the application. This means that the content changes automatically as you move around the application, when you are editing your code, publishing your application, and performing other common tasks. Open... [More]
 


How to Use the Bakery Template for ASP.NET Web Pages WebMatrix templates get you started with creating a website. Templates help you in these ways: You get a professional-looking website right away that you can use either without any changes or with just a little customizing. The site includes built-in features like database access. You can ... [More]
 


How to Use the Photo Gallery Template for ASP.NET Web Pages WebMatrix templates get you started with creating a website. Templates help you in these ways: You get a professional-looking website right away that you can use either without any changes or with just a little customizing. The site includes built-in features like database access. You ca... [More]
 


How to Use the Starter Site Template for ASP.NET Web Pages WebMatrix templates get you started with creating a website. Templates help you in these ways: You get a professional-looking website right away that you can use either without any changes or with just a little customizing. The site include... [More]
 


How to Use the Personal Site Template for ASP.NET Web Pages WebMatrix templates get you started with creating a website. Templates help you in these ways: You get a professional-looking website right away that you can use either without any changes or with just a little customizing. The site includes built-in features like a blog feed and photo stream... [More]
 


How to Use the Empty Site Template for ASP.NET Web Pages   WebMatrix templates get you started with creating a website. The Empty Site template lets you create a website that has minimal functionality to start with. You typically choose this template if you want to create your own layout and add your own features like login. This article walks you... [More]
 


How to Use NuGet in WebMatrix 2 WebMatrix has built in direct support for NuGet, the package distribution service. Using this tool, you can install, manage, and use packages that implement popular features like social network integration, mobile browser support, and more. This article shows you how you can install and use NuGet p... [More]
 


How to use the Site Workspace in WebMatrix The Site workspace helps you monitor web requests and configure website settings. To access this workspace, select Site in the workspace selector in the lower left corner of WebMatrix. When WebMatrix is first installed, the Site Workspace is the default workspace. You can change the starting workspa... [More]
 


How to use the Databases Workspace in WebMatrix The WebMatrix Databases workspace makes data manipulation simple. It allows you to manage MySQL, SQL Server, and SQL Server Compact databases through the same interface—you don't have to learn a different tool for each database type. Here is a list of the main database tasks that you can perfo... [More]
 


How to Download a Remote Site in WebMatrix This tutorial walks you through how to download a remote site using WebMatrix. 1. From the Web Matrix Quick Start page, click Open Site, and then choose Remote Site.   2. If this is the first time you have published, you will be prompted to enter remote settings. Download the publish profi... [More]
 


How to Build Sites Using Web Pages and VB WebMatrix includes many templates that make it easier for you to get started with ASP.NET Web Pages. Today, WebMatrix ships with templates that use the the Razor format with C# syntax. However, if VB is your preferred language, you can also get the same templates in VB from the NuGet gallery.  ... [More]
 


How to Build Mobile-ready Sites with Node in WebMatrix WebMatrix ships with site templates that make it easy to get started. The Node.js starter template is built on express, a flexible framework for building web applications. This template is the starting point for a full application - it shows examples of routing, middleware, custom errors, and more. ... [More]
 


How to Use CoffeeScript in WebMatrix CoffeeScript is a scripting language that makes it easier to write JavaScript. WebMatrix provides support for writing CoffeeScript, including syntax highlighting and compilation. For more information specific to the use of CoffeeScript, check out http://coffeescript.org/.   Adding a CoffeeScr... [More]
 


How to Enable OAuth in the Node Starter Template WebMatrix ships with site templates that make it easy to get started. The Node.js starter template is built on express, a flexible framework for building web applications. The Node.js starter template is the starting point for a full application - it shows examples of routing, middleware, custom err... [More]
 


How to Edit a Remote Site in WebMatrix This tutorial shows you how to open a remote site from WebMatrix. 1. From the WebMatrix Quick Start page, click Open Site, and then choose Remote Site. 2. You will be prompted to enter settings for the remote site. On the right side of the dialog, notice the Import publish settings link. A numbe... [More]
 


How to Use the Node.js Starter Template in WebMatrix WebMatrix ships with site templates that make it easy to get started. The WebMatrix Node.js starter template is a starting point for a full Node.js application—it shows examples of routing, middleware, custom errors, and more. The WebMatrix Node.js starter template is built on express, a flexible fr... [More]
 


How to Use the PHP Starter Site Template in WebMatrix WebMatrix templates get you started with creating a website. The PHP Starter Site template lets you start with a website with a professionally designed layout. It also includes a simple login system and allows administrators to manage the pages on the site. This article walks you through the follo... [More]
 


How to Use Sass CSS in WebMatrix Sass is a dynamic style sheet language that enables advanced scenarios with CSS. WebMatrix provides support for many Sass features, including variables, mixins, operations, and functions. For more information on Sass, see http://sass-lang.com/.   Adding a Sass style sheet to your site To use... [More]
 


How to Install and Use the iPad Simulator This tutorial walks you through how to install and use the iPad simulator (created by Electric Plum) on WebMatrix so that you can test the iPad view of your website. 1. In WebMatrix, open the site that you want to view. 2. If you don’t have the iPad simulator extension installed, click the arrow b... [More]
 


How to Install and Use the iPhone Simulator This tutorial walks you through how to install and use the iPhone simulator (created by Electric Plum) on WebMatrix so that you can test the iPhone view of your website. 1. In WebMatrix, open the site that you want to view. 2. If you don’t have the iPhone simulator extension installed, click the a... [More]
 


How to Use the Color Picker in WebMatrix The color palette and color picker features in the WebMatrix CSS editor make it easier to work with colors in CSS classes. These WebMatrix features let you make fine-tuned adjustments while ensuring that you’re using the latest CSS3 standards. Using the color palette To use the color picker, start... [More]
 


How to Write Extensions for WebMatrix Introduction This document provides the basic steps to get you started writing extensions for WebMatrix. The easiest path to take is to use the WebMatrix Extension Visual Studio Project Template. The template is called WebMatrix Extension Template and you can find it in the Templates section of the... [More]
 


How to Install WebMatrix Extensions WebMatrix extensions are features and services that you can add to WebMatrix to expand its capabilities. You can add the extensions by using the new WebMatrix 2 Extension Gallery feature. This tutorial shows you how to install an extension for WebMatrix by using the Extensions Gallery. 1. If you ha... [More]
 


How to Create a Website in WebMatrix In WebMatrix, there are three ways to create a new site. You can create a site from folder—which opens an existing folder on your computer; you can use a built-in template—which is a basic site you can use as a starting point; or you can use an OSS web application—which is a set of popular applicati... [More]
 


How to Edit a Single File in WebMatrix When using WebMatrix, you usually edit files within a website. However, you can use WebMatrix to edit files on your file system that are not part of any site. This can be useful if you want to make quick edits to a file, or work with files that aren’t used as part of an existing site. This tutorial ... [More]
 


How to Publish from WebMatrix This tutorial walks you through how to publish a website from WebMatrix. 1. In WebMatrix, open the site you want to publish. 2. Click the Publish button. 3. If this is the first time you have published, you will be prompted to enter remote settings. Download the publish profile from your host... [More]
 


How to Create a New Site from a Template WebMatrix offers a variety of site templates that make it easy to create a website. This tutorial shows you how to create a site using a WebMatrix template. It also provides an overview of the WebMatrix template gallery. 1. There are two ways to launch the template gallery. a. On the WebMatrix ... [More]
 


How to Install and Use the Windows Phone 7 Emulator This tutorial shows you how to install and use the Windows Phone 7 emulator for WebMatrix. The Windows Phone 7 emulator lets you see how your website will look and run on Windows Phone 7. 1. In WebMatrix, open the site that you want to view. 2. In the Run drop-down menu, choose Windows Phone 7. ... [More]
 


How to Use LESS CSS in WebMatrix LESS is a dynamic style sheet language that enables advanced scenarios with CSS. WebMatrix provides support for many constructs in LESS, including variables, mixins, operations, and functions. For more information about LESS, see http://lesscss.org/. Adding a LESS style sheet to your site If you w... [More]
 


WebMatrix Reports Workspace Help (v2) This page is a quick visual guide to the Reports Workspace in the WebMatrix user interface. WebMatrix Reports Workspace Help The Reports workspace lets you run site analysis reports and review any errors found by WebMatrix. This helps you optimize your website for search engines, improve the perfo... [More]
 


Installing Umbraco with WebMatrix (v2) Umbraco is a free, open source web CMS. This article will show how to install, configure and upload an Umbraco application with WebMatrix. WebMatrix is a free tool that allows you to create, customize, and publish webpages. It gives a number of different ways that you can create websites. One of th... [More]
 


Installing and Publishing Orchard using WebMatrix (v2) Orchard is a free, open source project aimed at delivering applications and reusable components on the ASP.NET platform. You can learn more about Orchard at www.orchardproject.net. In this article we will explore how to install, configure, and publish an Orchard application using WebMatrix. Instal... [More]
 


20 Minuten Videoanleitung: WebMatrix & Drupal In diesem Video wird gezeigt, wie mit Hilfe von Microsofts kostenlosen Webentwicklungswerkzeug WebMatrix eine Webseite basierend auf dem Open Source Framework Drupal installiert, konfiguriert und veröffentlicht wird. WebMatrix ist ein kostenloses Werkzeug von Microsoft, welches die Erstellung,... [More]
 


20 Minuten Videoanleitung: WebMatrix & DotNetNuke In diesem Video wird gezeigt, wie mit Hilfe von Microsofts kostenlosen Webentwicklungswerkzeug WebMatrix eine Webseite basierend auf dem Open Source Framework DotNetNuke installiert, konfiguriert und veröffentlicht wird. WebMatrix ist ein kostenloses Werkzeug von Microsoft, welches die Erstell... [More]
 


20 Minuten Videoanleitung: WebMatrix und Joomla! In diesem Video wird gezeigt, wie mit Hilfe von Microsofts kostenlosen Webentwicklungswerkzeug WebMatrix eine Webseite basierend auf dem Open Source Framework Joomla! installiert, konfiguriert und veröffentlicht wird. WebMatrix ist ein kostenloses Werkzeug von Microsoft, welches die Erstellung... [More]
 


20 Minuten Videoanleitung: WebMatrix & WordPress In diesem Video wird gezeigt, wie mit Hilfe von Microsofts kostenlosen Webentwicklungswerkzeug WebMatrix eine Webseite basierend auf dem Open Source Framework WordPress installiert, konfiguriert und veröffentlicht wird. WebMatrix ist ein kostenloses Werkzeug von Microsoft, welches die Erstellu... [More]
 


WebMatrix 2 Beta Readme Here is a list of common known issues with WebMatrix 2 Beta. Your feedback is invaluable so please discuss at our forums or suggest new features for us to work on. In This Article Databases Dynamic Help Editor Getting Started Publish and Remote Sites Upgrade Compatibility Windows 8... [More]
 


Get Started Faster with WebMatrix 2 Beta In our new release, it’s even easier to get started with your favorite OSS application from the App Gallery. In This Article Quick Start Is Streamlined Application Install Progress Is Tracked Database Root Passwords Are Securely Stored Direct Download Links Are Shown Application ... [More]
 


Publish and Edit a Remote Site with WebMatrix 2 Beta Starting with WebMatrix 2 Beta, you can now publish and directly edit remote sites. If you want a local copy of your site, you can also sync it to any local location. In This Article Publishing Your Site Opening a Remote Site Editing a Remote Site Syncing Your Local and Remote Sites ... [More]
 


Go Beyond Built-in with Extensibility in WebMatrix 2 Beta WebMatrix 2 Beta offers extensibility points that enable you to customize how you create, manage, and use web applications. In This Article Core Application Extensibility Available Extensibility Points Creating an Extension Adding your Extension to WebMatrix Help Extensibility ... [More]
 


WebMatrix 2 Beta: Open Source in the Palm of Your Hand WebMatrix includes everything you need for open-source web development. Many of our developers rely on open-source software, so we worked with open source communities, developers, and standards groups to more tightly integrate functionality. You can build off of applications like Umbraco or Joomla... [More]
 


Overhauled Database Workspace in WebMatrix 2 Beta When we released WebMatrix 1, we knew we still had work to do in the Database workspace. We had provided core functionality for working with databases, but the overall experience was limited. In WebMatrix 2, we've focused on making it easier to create and modify databases. Our goal is to make it s... [More]
 


NuGet Integration in WebMatrix 2 Beta We're always on the lookout for opportunities to integrate services that streamline development tasks. In this release, we've built in direct support for NuGet, the package distribution service. Using this tool, you can install, manage, and use packages that take care of popular tasks like social ... [More]
 


WebMatrix Keyboard Shortcut Guide If you like to use the keyboard a lot, WebMatrix has many keyboard shortcuts that can save you time. Here’s a complete listing. Keyboard Shortcut Table - WebMatrix 2 Command Shortcut Switch to Sites workspace CTRL-SHIFT-1 Switch to Files workspace CTR... [More]
 


PHP Code Completion in WebMatrix 2 Beta Are you a PHP developer? We love PHP, too. We asked PHP developers like you which development tasks were most time-consuming. Here's what they said: You suspect that there's a built-in PHP function to do what you want, but you don't know the exact name. You search the PHP.net site--they have ... [More]
 


Learn Web Development in WebMatrix 2 Beta Remember what it was like to build your first website? That experimental tweaking in Notepad, or the instant gratification you got when you refreshed your browser? You searched far and wide for tutorials on web development topics, some turning out better than others. In WebMatrix 2 Beta, one of our... [More]
 


Erstellen einer DotNetNuke-Anwendung mithilfe von WebMatrix DotNetNuke ist eine weit verbreitete Open-Source-Plattform für die Erstellung von Websites und Webanwendungen mit einem Content-Management-System, das auf .NET erstellt ist. In diesem Artikel wird gezeigt, wie man mit WebMatrix eine DotNetNuke-Anwendung installiert, konfiguriert und veröff... [More]
 


Ihre erste Website mithilfe von WebMatrix Diese Anleitung führt Sie in WebMatrix ein, das neue One-Stop-Tool von Microsoft zur Website-Erstellung, mit dem Sie Websites mit Leichtigkeit erstellen, bearbeiten und veröffentlichen können. Diese Erste-Schritte-Anleitung hilft Ihnen: WebMatrix zu installieren. Eine Open-Sourc... [More]
 


Umbraco mit WebMatrix installieren Umbraco ist ein kostenfreies Open-Source-Web-CMS. In diesem Artikel erfahren Sie, wie Sie eine Umbraco-Anwendung mit WebMatrix installieren, konfigurieren und hochladen. WebMatrix ist ein kostenfreies Tool, das es Ihnen ermöglicht, Webseiten zu erstellen, anzupassen und zu veröffentlichen... [More]
 


ScrewTurn Wiki mithilfe von WebMatrix installieren ScrewTurn Wiki erlaubt es Ihnen, Wikis zu erstellen, zu verwalten und weiterzugeben. Ein Wiki ist eine gemeinsam bearbeitbare, informationszentrierte Website. Die bekannteste davon ist WikiPedia. ScrewTurn Wiki wurde mithilfe von ASP.NET erstellt und kann als solche mit WebMatrix installiert, ausgef... [More]
 


Orchard mithilfe von WebMatrix installieren und veröffentlichen Orchard ist ein offenes Open-Source-Projekt, dessen Ziel es ist, Anwendungen und wiederverwendbare Komponenten auf der ASP.NET-Plattform zu liefern. Weitere Informationen über Orchard erhalten Sie unter: www.orchardproject.net. Dieser Artikel zeigt, wie man eine Orchard-Anwendung mithilfe von ... [More]
 


Durchstarten mit BlogEngine.NET und WebMatrix BlogEngine.Net ist ein Open Source .NET Blogging Projekt welches entstanden ist, mit dem Wunsch ein einfacheres Blog-System zu kreieren. Eine weniger komplexe, einfach anpassbare Blog Plattform welche die Vorteile von .NET nutzt. BlogEngine.Net ist einfach zu nutzen und mit Microsoft WebMatrix wird ... [More]
 


WebMatrix und Drupal: Erstellen einer Seite in 15 Minuten In diesem Video sehen Sie, wie Sie in weniger als 15 Minuten eine Webseite mit WebMatrix und Drupal erstellen, das Theme anpassen, Module anpassen und hinzufügen und etwas Code, zur Integration von Facebook schreiben können. So einfach ist das mit Microsoft WebMatrix! Drupal und WebMatrix... [More]
 


Durchstarten mit Joomla und WebMatrix Joomla ist ein weitverbreitetes, kostenloses Open Source Content Management System (CMS) und Anwendungs Framework basierend auf PHP und MySQL. Es arbeitet perfekt mit Windows zusammen und mit WebMatrix wird die Anwendung noch einfacher! In diesem englischsprachigen Video sehen Sie, wie Sie in wenig... [More]
 


Installieren und Veröffentlichen eines WordPress Blogs mit WebMatrix Dieser Artikel beschreibt, wie mit Hilfe von Microsoft WebMatrix ein WordPress Blog installiert, konfiguriert und veröffentlicht wird. WordPress ist eine Webanwendung mit deren Hilfe eine Webseite oder ein Blog erstellt werden kann. WebMatrix ist ein kostenloses Werkzeug das die Erstellung, Be... [More]
 


Eine WordPress Webseite in 20 Minuten erstellen mit Hilfe von WebMatrix In diesem englischsprachigen Video zeigt Laurence Moroney, wie mit Hilfe von Microsoft WebMatrix eine Wordpress Seite in weniger als 20 Minuten erstellt wird. Sie sehen, wie WebMatrix benutzt wird, um Wordpress herunter zu laden, zu installieren und auf einem lokalen Webserver auszuführen. Si... [More]
 


Webentwicklung 101 - Teil 1: Erste Schritte mit WebMatrix Microsoft WebMatrix ist eine kostenlose Anwendung, mit der Sie Webseiten erstellen, verändern und online stellen können. Mit WebMatrix können Sie einfach eigene Webseiten erstellen. Entweder Sie starten mit einer Open Source-Anwendung wie WordPress, Joomla, DotNetNuke oder Orchard, W... [More]
 


Webentwicklung 101 - Teil 2: Erstellung der ersten Webseite Im ersten Teil dieser Tutorial-Reihe wurde Ihnen WebMatrix vorgestellt und Sie haben gelernt, wie man es installiert und startet. In diesem Kapitel wird Ihnen gezeigt, wie Sie Ihre erste eigene Webseite mit WebMatrix erstellen. Erstellung der ersten Seite Wählen Sie nach dem Start von WebMatr... [More]
 


Webentwicklung 101 - Teil 3: Erste Schritte mit CSS und Style Sheets Im letzten Teil unserer Tutorialreihe haben Sie gesehen, wie man mithilfe von WebMatrix eine einfache Webseite erstellen kann und wie diese Seite in verschiedenen Browsern dargestellt wird. In dieser Folge wird Ihnen gezeigt, wie Sie dank der Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) das Aussehen Ihrer Webseite ... [More]
 


Webentwicklung 101 - Teil 4: Die Layout-Engine von WebMatrix Bisher haben Sie in unserer Tutorialreihe gelernt, wie Sie mit WebMatrix eine sehr einfache Webseite erstellen können und wie sich diese Webseite in verschiedenen Browsern verhält. Mit diesem Kapitel begeben wir uns auf das nächste Level und widmen uns erstmals dem Thema Server-Progr... [More]
 


Webentwicklung 101 - Teil 5: Eine Datenbank nutzen In dieser Folge der Tutorialreihe zeigen wir Ihnen, wie Sie aus der statischen Liste an Filmen auf Ihrer Webseite eine dynamische machen können. In anderen Worten: Anstatt die Liste mit Filmen direkt in HTML zu schreiben, werden wir sie in eine Datenbank auslagern. Anschließend könne... [More]
 


Webentwicklung 101 - Teil 6: Daten über eine Webseite hinzufügen Nachdem Sie bisher schon einiges rund um das Erstellen von datengetriebenen Webseiten mit WebMatrix erfahren haben, demonstriert Ihnen diese Folge der Tutorialreihe, wie Sie eine Seite erstellen, über die Sie Daten zu Ihrer Datenbank hinzufügen können. Eine Seite zum Hinzufügen ... [More]
 


Webentwicklung 101 - Teil 7: Daten aus der Datenbank editieren In den ersten sechs Teilen dieser Tutorialreihe wurde unter anderem das Erstellen und Stylen einer Webseite, das Anlegen einer Datenbank sowie das Hinzufügen von Daten zur Datenbank demonstriert. In dieser Folge soll gezeigt werden, wie Sie über ein Formular Daten aus der Datenbank bearbei... [More]
 


Webentwicklung 101 - Teil 8: Datensätze löschen Nachdem Sie eine Datenbank angelegt haben, Webseiten zum Hinzufügen und Editieren von Datensätzen erstellt haben, erklärt dieses Tutorial den nächsten logischen Schritt: Eine Webseite, über die Datensätze aus der Webseite gelöscht werden können. Sie haben im Z... [More]
 


Performance Tuning PHP Apps on Windows with Wincache A few weeks ago I wrote a post that showed how to improve the performance of PHP applications on Windows by using the IIS output caching module. Using the output caching module can have significant positive impact on application performance since pages are served from cache without executing any PHP... [More]
 


Webentwicklung 101 - Teil 9: Die Webseite live stellen Sie haben es geschafft, seit Folge 1 haben Sie Ihre erste eigene Webanwendung mit Datenbank zu entwickeln. Auch wenn diese Anwendung noch sehr einfach war, kann man dadurch gut sehen, was alles mit WebMatrix und Razor möglich ist. Einen Hosting-Anbieter finden Ein letzter Schritt fehlt allerd... [More]
 


Performance Tuning PHP Apps on Windows/IIS with Output Caching In this article, I’ll show you how to improve the performance of PHP applications on Windows/IIS by covering the What, When, and How of using the IIS Output Caching module. As background reading (or for the condensed version of my post), I suggest reading this: Configure IIS 7 Output Caching (... [More]
 


Learning the Basics of using the Twitter API in ASP.NET Web Pages with Razor syntax This tutorial will demonstrate how to use the Twitter API in WebMatrix using Razor. If you do not understand the basic concepts of WebMatrix you should go to http://www.microsoft.com/web/webmatrix for discussion and additional tutorials. You can also download WebMatrix from this site. Getting Start... [More]
 


Connecting Windows Phone 7 with ASP.NET Web Pages In this tutorial you will learn how ASP.NET Web Pages with Razor syntax can be used to build a RESTful web service that is capable of delivering weather forecast data to a Windows Phone 7 application. We will be using WebMatrix, a lightweight tool for web development to write code and manage the web... [More]
 


Connecting the iPhone with ASP.NET Web Pages In this tutorial you will learn how ASP.NET Web Pages with Razor syntax can be used to build a RESTful web service that is capable of delivering weather forecast data to an iPhone application. We will be using WebMatrix, a lightweight tool for web development to write code and manage the website thr... [More]
 


Consuming and Storing Data from a REST Service with ASP.NET Razor This tutorial will illustrate how to consume and store data from a web service using WebMatrix. WebMatrix is a comprehensive, lightweight web development tool that includes everything you need for building websites. This tutorial assumes that you are already familiar with some of the basic concepts ... [More]
 


Using ASP.NET Razor syntax with HTML5 and JQuery In this tutorial you will learn how ASP.NET Web Pages with Razor syntax can be used to build a RESTful web service that is capable of delivering weather forecast data to a website using JQuery and the HTML5 Canvas element. We will be using WebMatrix, a lightweight tool for web development to write c... [More]
 


Using ASP.NET Razor Syntax with Silverlight In this tutorial you will learn how ASP.NET Web Pages with Razor syntax can be used to build a RESTful web service that is capable of delivering weather forecast data to a Silverlight application. We will be using WebMatrix, a lightweight tool for web development to write code and manage the website... [More]
 


WebMatrix Databases Workspace Help This page is a quick visual guide to the Databases Workspace in the WebMatrix user interface. WebMatrix Databases Workspace Help The Databases workspace helps you manage databases and run queries. To access this workspace, click Databases in the workspace selector of WebMatrix. Databases Ribbon ... [More]
 


WebMatrix Files Workspace Help This page is a quick visual guide to the Files Workspace in the WebMatrix user interface. WebMatrix Files Workspace Help The Files workspace lets you manage the files and folders of your website and edit files. To access this workspace, click Files in the workspace selector of WebMatrix. Files Ri... [More]
 


WebMatrix Reports Workspace Help This page is a quick visual guide to the Reports Workspace in the WebMatrix user interface. WebMatrix Reports Workspace Help The Reports workspace lets you run site analysis reports and review any errors found by WebMatrix. This helps you optimize your website for search engines, improve the perfo... [More]
 


WebMatrix Site Workspace Help This page is a quick visual guide to the Site Workspace in the WebMatrix user interface. WebMatrix Site Workspace Help The Site workspace helps you monitor web requests and configure website settings. To access this workspace, select Site in the workspace selector of WebMatrix. Site Settings Ribb... [More]
 


Get Started Using HTML5 HTML5, currently under development, offers many more features and possibilities for developers. HTML5 is not some big change, it is merely new features and possibilities available that does not require existing markup to be thrown away. HTML5 will improve web applications, not completely change them... [More]
 


Creating forms for your site using EmailMeForm Forms are often times an important part of a website. They are used to gather different kinds of information from users viewing your site. Forms can be found all over the web, whether they be membership forms, surveys, order forms, etc. Since forms are often an integral part of a website, it’s no wo... [More]
 


Adding a sleek gallery to your website using the Lightbox jQuery plugin When it comes to displaying your images in a gallery, you have multiple options to show off your images. One common and widely used way to display images is jQuery Lightbox plugin. It displays clickable thumbnail versions of your images that pop up into a larger box where the user can click through ... [More]
 


Adding the Eventful API to your Website Eventful is a website that allows users to find and share events. It is a web service that allows it's users to add information about events, venues, and performers. Users can find local events as well as around the world. It you're looking for something to do, chances are Eventful will be able to f... [More]
 


Migrate a database to SQL Server This walkthrough shows you how to migrate a Microsoft SQL Server Compact 4.0 database to SQL Server Express or SQL Server. What you'll learn How to use the Migrate feature in the WebMatrix Databases workspace. How to install SQL Server Express if it's not already on your compu... [More]
 


Using WebMatrix's OData Helper OData, or Open Data Protocol, and a way to query data from a variety of sources including databases, file systems, CMS, and websites. With the OData protocol, a user can query data over HTTP and receive a response in several formats including XML and JSON. It also has the ability to order and filter... [More]
 


Connecting Flash with ASP.NET Web Pages In this tutorial you will learn how ASP.NET Web Pages with Razor syntax can be used to build a RESTful web service that is capable of delivering weather forecast data to an Adobe Flash application. We will be using WebMatrix, a lightweight tool for web development to write code and manage the websit... [More]
 


Adding the AddThis button to your webpage AddThis is an easy to use bookmarking and sharing service. Having the AddThis button on your site allows your users to bookmark and share your content. Adding the AddThis button is quick and simple - it can be done in 5 minutes or less! In this article we will use WebMatrix. WebMatrix is a free tool... [More]
 


Adding the 30 Boxes API to your website with WebMatrix Using 30 Boxes is one of the easiest ways to share your Calendar online. With the 30 Boxes API, you can share your Calendar events on your personal website. This article will show how to quickly add your 30 Boxes events using their REST API. Create a website with WebMatrix In this article, we will... [More]
 


Adding Netflix Widgets to your website with WebMatrix Netflix is a popular on-demand video streaming and online DVD rental company. In addition to these services, Netflix also offers multiple widgets and APIs that users can seamlessly integrate on their personal websites. Create a website with WebMatrix In this article, we will be using WebMatrix.... [More]
 


Using the Flickr API on your WebMatrix website Flickr is a free, popular online photo sharing and photo management website. Flickr offers a large development community with user created API Applications. Any person with a Flickr account can use Flickr's rich API to add content to their website, blog, or social media sites as well as create their... [More]
 


Hack the News with the New York Times API The New York Times, one of the most well known and read newspapers, offers numerous APIs. These APIs allow you to display content from the NY Times on your webpage. You can use these APIs to essentially "hack" the news! Create a website with WebMatrix In this article, we will be using... [More]
 


Adding video to your website using the new HTML5 video tag HTML5, currently under development, offers many more features and possibilities for developers than existing HTML markup. HTML5 is not some big change, it is merely new features and possibilities available that does not require existing markup to be thrown away. And best yet, HTML5 is already suppor... [More]
 


Adding Amazon widgets to your webpage with WebMatrix Amazon Web Services offers many different ways to include Amazon products on your website. A simple and easy way to include Amazon Web Services on your website is through their widgets. Amazon currently has 15 widgets ranging from a simple search of Amazon to showing a slideshow of chosen Amazon pro... [More]
 


Creating a WebService with WebMatrix and Consuming it with a Windows 7 Phone Application In this tutorial you will see how to create a Web Service with WebMatrix and a Windows 7 Phone App that will consume your Web Service. Microsoft WebMatrix is a free tool that allows you to create, customize and publish web sites on the Internet. This may sound like a daunting task but with WebMatr... [More]
 


Adding a Custom YouTube Player to your Website YouTube is a popular video sharing website. Users can upload, share and watch videos. One of the great features that YouTube offers is an array of APIs so users can quickly and easily add a YouTube player to their website or blog. This article will focus on creating and adding a custom YouTube playe... [More]
 


Add the Last.FM API to your website Last.fm is a music website where users can listen to music and watch videos from their favorite artists. There are also a social networking features where users can recommend artists and songs, find upcoming artist events and find similar artists. In addition to the website, Last.fm has rich web s... [More]
 


Adding Audio with the new HTML5 audio tag HTML5, currently under development, offers many more features and possibilities for developers than existing HTML markup. HTML5 is not some big change, it is merely new features and possibilities available that does not require existing markup to be thrown away. And best yet, HTML5 is already suppor... [More]
 


Using the BestBuy API on a WebMatrix website Best Buy is an electronics retailer that sells consumer electronics in store and online. In addition to it's online services, Best Buy has developed an API for users to retrieve information from their site. This article will go through how easy it is incorporate the Best Buy API on a website using R... [More]
 


The Global Conference Is Real Microsoft wanted PDC10 to be the best-attended developer conference in its history, with attendees representing a truly global developer community. It wanted to deliver an immersive and engaging online experience that met and exceeded the onsite experience. And it wanted to accomplish this with curr... [More]
 


Add an interactive music feature to your website using the iLike API iLike is a social music service that allows users to download and share music. It also provides a popular music app that can be used across multiple social networks. iLike also has an API that allows users to easily add their favorite music and playlists to their own websites, blogs, and social netw... [More]
 


Add a sleek photo gallery to your e-Commerce website using the Lightbox JavaScript When it comes to displaying your images in a gallery, you have multiple options to show off your images. One common and widely used way to display images is Lightbox, a JavaScript plugin. It displays clickable thumbnail versions of your images that pop up into a larger box. Having the Lightbox gall... [More]
 


Get Started with SEO Using WebMatrix Whether you are building your website with WebMatrix, or optimizing a website that you maintain elsewhere, the Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Report in WebMatrix can provide you with valuable insights for optimizing your web pages for better search engine rankings. More and more people are turnin... [More]
 


Improve Your Website Using the WebMatrix SEO Report WebMatrix is a free, easy way to customize and built Websites from popular open source apps like WordPress, Drupal, and Joomla, as well as a powerful tool to built sites from the ground up using ASP, NET, PHP, HTML, and other leading Web technologies. Run a WebMatrix SEO report and find out how to ... [More]
 


WebMatrix refresh released. We’ve just published a minor refresh to WebMatrix, which you can download and use from the Web Platform Installer today. We did this to fix some of the top customer issues that have been reported since we launched in January. If you have any more problems or bugs with WebMatrix, please let u... [More]
 


Installing Umbraco with WebMatrix Umbraco is a free, open source web CMS. This article will show how to install, configure and upload an Umbraco application with WebMatrix. WebMatrix is a free tool that allows you to create, customize, and publish webpages. It gives a number of different ways that you can create websites. One of th... [More]
 


Understanding MySQL Errors when installing Web Apps in WebMatrix A common issue that we’re seeing being reported by folks using WebMatrix is an inability to connect to a MySQL database when installing a PHP Web Application, usually with access denied. These error remains even if MySQL is uninstalled and then reinstalled. This article details the most commo... [More]
 


Connecting to a SQL Server or MySQL Database in WebMatrix This article describes how to connect to an existing SQL Server database or a MySQL database in WebMatrix. What you'll learn How to connect to a SQL Server 2005 or SQL Server 2008 (or Express editions) database. How to connect to a MySQL database. How to create and ... [More]
 


Add and edit ASP.NET web pages This walkthrough shows you how to create an empty website using a WebMatrix site template, add pages to the site, and edit them. What you'll learn How to create a website using a WebMatrix template. How to add an HTML file to the site and edit it. How to add a .CSHTML... [More]
 


Download, edit, and republish your website with WebMatrix This walkthrough shows you how to download a site you have already published to the web, make changes to it, and republish it to your hosting provider. What you'll learn How to download your site's contents to WebMatrix. How to preview what will be downloaded. How ... [More]
 


Use WebMatrix to optimize your site for search engines This tutorial shows you how to use the WebMatrix Reports feature. The Reports feature analyzes your website and suggests changes that can make your site more visible to search engines. What you'll learn How to run a report that crawls your website just like a search engine. H... [More]
 


Your First Website Using WebMatrix This guide introduces you to WebMatrix, Microsoft's new one-stop website authoring tool that lets you create, edit, and publish websites easily. This getting-started guide will help you: Install WebMatrix. Download and install an open-source web application along with its prerequisites. ... [More]
 


Create a website from a WebMatrix site template This walkthrough shows you how to create a new website based on one of the WebMatrix built-in site templates. What you'll learn The website templates that are available in WebMatrix. How to create a simple website based on the Starter Site template. Browse to the de... [More]
 


Securing Web Communications: Certificates, SSL, and https:// This article describes what you need in order to configure secure communication between a browser and a web server, and how to test secure communication for your website using IIS Express and WebMatrix. What you'll learn What is an SSL certificate and why you need one on a secure website... [More]
 


Create an ASP.NET website from scratch This walkthrough shows you how to install WebMatrix and use it to build a simple site from scratch. Along the way, you'll become familiar with many features of WebMatrix. What you'll do Become familiar with the WebMatrix user interface. Use a site template to create a blank s... [More]
 


Analyze requests to your website This walkthrough shows you how to analyze requests to your website using the Requests feature in WebMatrix. What you'll learn How to capture requests to your website. How to search for and filter specific types of captured requests. How to view more information abou... [More]
 


How to publish a web application using WebMatrix This walkthrough shows you how to publish your website using WebMatrix. What you'll learn How to find a hosting provider. How to enter or import your publishing settings from your hosting provider. How to configure WebMatrix for publishing with Web Deploy or FTP. ... [More]
 


WebMatrix 1.0 Release Notes 1-13-2011 : These notes will be kept up to date here. WebMatrix is a brand new web development tool from Microsoft that includes everything you need for website development. Start from open source web applications, built-in web templates or just start writing code yourself. It’s all-inclusive... [More]
 


Using BlogEngine.NET with WebMatrix BlogEngine.NET is an open source .NET blogging project that was born out of desire for a better blog platform. A blog platform with less complexity, easy customization and one that takes advantage of the great features in .NET. It’s easy to use, and WebMatrix makes it even easier. In this vid... [More]
 


Installing ScrewTurn Wiki using WebMatrix ScrewTurn Wiki allows you to create, manage and share wikis. A wiki is a collaboratively-edited, information-centered web site. The most famous of these is WikiPedia. ScrewTurn Wiki is built using ASP.NET, and as such can be installed, run, and edited using WebMatrix. WebMatrix is a free tool that ... [More]
 


Getting started with Joomla and WebMatrix Joomla is a free, open source content management system and application framework that powers many web sites, built using PHP and MySQL. It’s easy to use on Windows, and WebMatrix makes it even easier. In this video you’ll see how, in just a few minutes you can install a Joomla! site an... [More]
 


Set Up a Simple Theme for Your Website Using WebMatrix A consistent look and feel is a quality of many professional Websites. Some types of elements are often repeated within the header and footer sections of every page, for example: the banner image,  a company name or logo, the business address and contact information.   Install W... [More]
 


WebMatrix and Drupal: Build a site in 15 minutes See how, in less than 15 minutes, to create a web site with WebMatrix and Drupal, changing the theme, adding and using a module, and writing some code to integrate Facebook…it’s that easy with WebMatrix! Drupal and WebMatrix [HD]   [[This video is hosted on FaceBook, so you&rsqu... [More]
 


Using the Windows Live Translator API While it’s not yet a substitute for a full localization of your site, Machine Translation can be very useful in giving users who don’t speak your language a better experience when visiting you. The Microsoft Translator API allows you to add this in-site, instead of them having to visit a third party... [More]
 


Using WebMatrix to build a DotNetNuke Application DotNetNuke is a widely adopted open source platform for building web sites and web applications with a Content Management System build on .NET. This article will show how to install, configure and publish a DotNetNuke application with WebMatrix. WebMatrix is a free tool that allows you to create, c... [More]
 


Using the Bing Maps API This article will explore how to add the Bing Maps API to a website. Bing Maps provides an interactive AJAX SDK (found at: www.microsoft.com/maps/isdk/ajax) that allows the user to choose what aspects to include on their Bing map. The users can switch between the visual map, the source code, referen... [More]
 


Using Facebook Helpers on your Website Adding social media to websites is very popular these days. Businesses use it to increase their presence on the web while individuals use it to keep people up to date. Whatever your reasons, this tutorial will show you how to seamlessly integrate several of the Facebook Social Plugins into your webs... [More]
 


Setting Up your NopCommerce website using WebMatrix In this tutorial, you will see how quick and easy it is to get your nopCommerce application up and running! nopCommerce is an free, open source, e-Commerce application that contains both a catalog frontend and administration tool backend. It also has a fully customizable shopping cart. Getting your ... [More]
 


Quickly add other languages to your site using automatic translation While it’s not yet a substitute for a full localization of your site, Machine Translation can be very useful in giving users who don’t speak your language a better experience when visiting you. The Microsoft Translator widget allows you to add this in-site, instead of them having to visit a third pa... [More]
 


Installing and Publishing Orchard using WebMatrix Orchard is a free, open source project aimed at delivering applications and reusable components on the ASP.NET platform. You can learn more about Orchard at www.orchardproject.net. In this article we will explore how to install, configure, and publish an Orchard application using WebMatrix. Instal... [More]
 


Installing and Publishing a WordPress Blog with WebMatrix This article will explore how to install, configure and publish a WordPress blog using Microsoft’s WebMatrix. WordPress is an open source software that you can use to create a web site or a blog. WebMatrix is a free tool that allows you to create, customize, and publish web pages. It gives a n... [More]
 


Using the Hulu widgets to add TV to your site. Hulu, a website that offers streaming TV shows, has several different ways to incorporate videos onto a website using widgets. These widgets are easy to implement as they only require you to copy and paste the code onto your website. In this tutorial, we will be looking at two different Hulu widget... [More]
 


Add driving directions to your site with Bing Maps In this article, you’ll first see how to create a simple web site. You’ll then add a Bing Map, add a push pin to a specific location on your map, and then add the additional feature of allowing customers to search for driving directions to your location. If you have a site already, you c... [More]
 


Add a photo gallery to your website using Lightbox and JavaScript When it comes to displaying your images in a gallery, you have multiple options to show off your images. One common and widely used way to display images is Lightbox, a JavaScript plugin. It displays clickable thumbnail versions of your images that pop up into a larger box. Having the Lightbox gal... [More]
 


Web Development 101 using WebMatrix Teach yourself how to write a simple Web Application using WebMatrix, CSS, HTML, HTML5, ASP.NET, SQL, Databases and more in just a couple of hours. In this series of articles, you will learn how to build a simple web application that is used to manage a list of your favorite movies. While it is sim... [More]
 


Web Development 101: Part 1, Getting Started with WebMatrix Microsoft WebMatrix is a free tool that allows you to create, customize and publish web sites on the Internet. WebMatrix makes it easy for you to create web sites. You can start with an open source application such as WordPress, Joomla, DotNetNuke or Orchard, and WebMatrix handles the task of downl... [More]
 


Web Development 101: Part 2, Create your first Web Page In Part 1 you learned what WebMatrix is, and you saw how to install it and get it running. In this Chapter you'll use it to create your first web site, and populate it with your first web page. Creating your site. Choose the Site From Template option, and you’ll see the the dialog below. Not... [More]
 


Web Development 101: Part 3, Getting some style In Part 2, you saw how to use WebMatrix to create a very simple web page, and how this page will operate in a number of different browsers. In this section you’ll see how you can start being smart about how you change the visual style of the page, using the technology called Cascading Style Sheets (... [More]
 


Web Development 101: Part 4, Using Layout Up until now you've seen how to use WebMatrix to create a very simple web page, and how this page will operate in a number of different browsers as well as how to use CSS styling to make the basic page look a little prettier. In this Chapter you're going to take all this to the next level and start... [More]
 


Web Development 101: Part 5, Using Data Thus far in this series, you’ve seen how to create an HTML page with WebMatrix, and how first you could be effective in how you style that page using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), and then how to use the layout functionality built into WebMatrix with the ‘Razor’ syntax to allow you... [More]
 


Web Development 101: Part 6, Creating an Add Data page To this point you've seen how to create a web site in WebMatrix, and how to use styling and layout to make your pages smaller and easier to maintain, as well as quicker for the browser to download and render. You created these pages to be dynamic and data-driven, and in this article you'll see how y... [More]
 


Web Development 101: Part 7, Creating an Edit Data Page Up to now you've created your movies page, styled it, made it data driven, and then created a form that you could use to add movies to your database. The next step will be to create a very similar form that you can use to edit your existing list of movies. Let's take a look at the application as it... [More]
 


Web Development 101: Part 8, Creating a Delete Data page So you've reached the point now where you have created a data-driven list of favorite movies, styled it, and added the ability to add new movies and edit existing movies in the database. The next step in creating this application is to give your users the ability to delete records from the database.... [More]
 


Web Development 101: Part 9, Deploying your site You've come a long way! From the beginnings when you created a simple HTML page, and then learned how to style it, you've now gone on to create a fully dynamic site, one where you can generate the page, server-side, from data in your database. You can also edit, update and delete the records in your... [More]
 


Introduction to CSS CSS, also known as Cascading Style Sheets, is used to style and control the layout of webpages. This language is used to define the presentation of HTML elements on a webpage. CSS can be used to define colors, fonts, borders, and the layout of a webpage. In this article, we will be using WebMatrix.... [More]
 


Verify Your Website or Blog with Bing™ Webmaster Tools Take the first step to improve your search rankings by verifying your Website with Bing™ With Bing™ now powering Yahoo! and Facebook search, nearly 30 percent of all Web traffic is delivered through Bing™. Because of this, it is more important than ever for website owners to ensur... [More]
 


Learn HTML: Part 2 In part one of this series you got an introduction to HTML, and you saw the basic structure for an HTML document. You saw that the <body> of your document contains the content that the user will see within the browser window, but just added some simple text. In this article, you’ll see how to ... [More]
 


Learn HTML: Part 1 HTML stands for HyperText Markup Language. It’s a type of text document, where text is ‘marked up’ by using special tags that inform a program that reads the text in how to render the text. Typically that program is a Web Browser such as Internet Explorer, FireFox, Opera or Chrome. With the growth o... [More]
 


Introduction to JavaScript: Part 3 of 3 In the first two parts of the JavaScript article we introduced alerts, writing text to a webpage using document.write, functions, adding external JavaScript files, event handlers, manipulating the DOM and creating cookies. This article will explore browser detection, form validation and drop down na... [More]
 


Introduction to JavaScript: Part 2 of 3 In the first part of the JavaScript article we introduced alerts, writing text to a webpage using document.write, functions, and adding external JavaScript files. In this part of the article we will look at event handlers, manipulating the DOM, and creating cookies. If you read the first part of th... [More]
 


Introduction to JavaScript, Part 1 of 3 JavaScript. You may not have heard it, but if you’ve used the internet, then chances are you have seen JavaScript working on a webpage without even knowing it! JavaScript is the most popular scripting language used by developers to add interactivity to webpages. JavaScript uses client-side scr... [More]
 


WebMatrix and ASP.NET Web Pages Release Docs Microsoft WebMatrix Beta is a free web development stack that installs in minutes. It integrates a web server with database and programming frameworks to create a single, integrated experience. You can use WebMatrix Beta to streamline the way you code, test, and publish your own ASP.NET or PHP websi... [More]
 


Using the free Bing Translation APIs Among the many cool free APIs that you can get from Bing is one that offers Machine Translation of any of your content. In addition to the translation widget that we covered in another article, which automatically scans your page and translates content that it finds, you get a finer control over wha... [More]
 


Build a Web Site in twenty minutes using WordPress and WebMatrix In this Video, Laurence Moroney, Microsoft shows you how to create a web site using WebMatrix and WordPress in just under 20 minutes! You'll see how WebMatrix can be used to download and configure WordPress, and run it on your local stack. You'll see how easy it is to configure your Wordpress site,... [More]
 


Use LightBox for beautiful Images on your web site. When it comes to displaying your images in a gallery, you have multiple options to show off your images. One common and widely used way to display images is Lightbox, a JavaScript plugin. It displays clickable thumbnail versions of your images that pop up into a larger box. Having the Lightbox galle... [More]