The .NET Framework 4.5.1 introduces a nice new feature called App Suspend to improve web application performance, and most importantly improve the end-user experience with virtually zero setup required.
MSDN claim that this feature can improve web application startup performance by 90%!!!
The WCF Test Client can be quite a useful tool when developing .Net web services using Visual Studio, however sometimes you don’t need it automatically launching when you start your project … it gets quite annoying!
ASP.NET 4.5 introduces a new feature called Assembly Interning allowing you to run a single instance of a shared assembly in memory. This approach provides performance improvements on cold start and reduces overall server memory usage.
When trying to open a Visual Studio solution, I encountered the following error.
C:\myFilePath\myService.Service.csproj : error : The Web Application Project XXXXXX.Service is configured to use IIS. IIS is not installed on this computer. To access local IIS Web sites, you must install the following IIS components: Internet Information Services IIS 6 Metabase and IIS 6 Configuration Compatibility ASP.NETIn addition, you must run Visual Studio in the context of an administrator account.For more information, press F1.