This blog post summarizes the new features of ASP.Net 3.5 and VS 2008 IDE.
Below are the new features been introduced.
Before we go further let’s have a quick view.
Compatibility - From VS 2005 to VS 2008 and .NET Framework 2.0 to 3.5?
Though .NET Framework 3.5 is a super compatible upgrade from .NET 2.0, it does not require you to change any code in order to target the new framework version. Only non-breaking modifications to existing .NET assemblies have been made in the .NET 3.5 release, and wherever possible added new features in separate assemblies to minimize the chance of breaking changes.
Also no project model or build changes have been made with VS 2008. Both the "web site" and "web application project" models will be fully supported going forward.
· When we add/remove/update the breakpoint locations in the running HTML document, VS 2008 is also now smart enough to perform the reverse mapping and update the breakpoint in the original .aspx or .master source file on the server.
· Orcas use a Single Debugger to step through both the server-side and client-side code in a single debug session (which is extremely useful for any
Richer Debug Watch/Locals and Visualizer Support
It was been supported in earliar version as well, however When you inspect a variable within the debugger using VS 2008, you'll find Much More Detailed Object Information is now available.
Hope this helps.
Thanks & Regards,
Arun Manglick || Tech Lead