Agenda Whats new in WebMatrix 2 WebMatrix and Razor WebMatrix and HTML5 WebMatrix and PHP Migrating PHP based applications from Linux to windows
WebMatrix 2 Beta Install from http://www.microsoft.com/web/gallery/install.aspx?ap pid=webmatrix&prerelease=true
New Features in WebMatrix 2 Beta Create Sites Quickly Code Your Thoughts Do More with Data Share with the World Join the Party
WebMatrix Is a relatively small, free download Allows code to be written using ASP.NET, Razor, or PHP Supports HTML5 Integrates a web server (IIS Express) and a database engine (SQL Server Compact) Installs and configures components such as PHP or MySQL for Windows users Integrates deployment via FTP or WebDeploy Allows deployment to LAMP-based servers as well as Windows-based servers Includes Search Engine Optimization (SEO) tools
Create Sites Quickly Opening a remote site Files may be opened and edited from remote servers. Make a quick fix in a file, or download the entire site and edit it locally. Streamlined application install WebMatrix walks you through installing and configuring OSS applications and generates your database credentials automatically so you can get up and running faster Get going with helpful links Popular applications like WordPress, Joomla! and Umbraco can customize WebMatrix, adding links to help you get started, and limiting access to core files that shouldn’t be modified.
Do More with Data Overhauled database definition view Define a table schema in a single pane, setting column attributes quickly via tab, arrow keys and the space bar as you go. Updated database data view The interface has been visually updated to ensure that you can easily view and edit your data in addition to designing your schema. Run a selected query Select, execute and view results for individual or multiple queries.
Share with the World Optimize before sharing Run reports against your site to learn how to make it rank higher on search engines like Bing or Google. Get tips for tuning the performance of your site before going live. Download your remote site Download a site you’ve previously published to manage and edit it locally. When you’re done, seamlessly sync file and database changes to the remote site.
Join the Party Extensibility framework Extend WebMatrix functionality using Visual Studio and the new C#-based extensibility APIs. NuGet package gallery The popular ASP.NET Web Pages package service is now integrated into WebMatrix. Download and install community-contributed code helpers for common tasks like social network integration and mobile support