RSS Feed

Please wait while my feed loads

See more posts...

Newsletter

Subscribe to either one of our two newsletters for regular updates and information

Downloads newsletter

This is a weekly newsletter with download news, updates and other information

This is a monthly newsletter with software store information, offers and deals

Microsoft WebMatrix 1.11

Powerful, all-in-one web development suite

by Mike Williams

Our Rating:
Your Rating:
Login to rate
Based on 0 ratings
License: Freeware
Operating Systems: Windows 7 (32 bit), Windows 7 (64 bit), Windows Server, Windows Vista (32 bit), Windows Vista (64 bit), Windows XP
Requirements:

 

Languages: English
Software Cost: Free
Date Updated: 18 May 2011
Watchlist: Add download to my watchlist
Downloads To Date: 4516
Developer: Microsoft
RSS News Feed: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/webplatform/rss.aspx
Twitter Feed: http://twitter.com/mswebplatform
Last few! Malwarebytes 3.0 Premium with a 1-PC LIFETIME license, only $49.99, from store.downloadcrew.com
Microsoft WebMatrix 1.11
A powerful, all-in-one web development suite

Microsoft WebMatrix is a free web development suite that aims to simplify the process of building professional, dynamic websites.

Installing WebMatrix will get you IIS Developer Express, an easy-to-use version of the IIS 7.5 web server that ships with Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. SQL Server Compact handles all your database needs, and you're able to code your site in ASP.NET.

You can add an array of Microsoft development tools to this list, just by checking a few boxes in the installer: PowerShell 2.0, Visual Web Developer 2010 Express, Windows Azure tools for Visual Studio 2010, the Silverlight toolkit, and more.

And it's just as easy to add popular third-party web apps: DotNetNuke, WordPress, Drupal, Joomla!, phpBB and more. Or one of these tools, at least: check more boxes and an error message complains that "only one application is allowed per installation". Still, it's better than nothing.

Please note, the 84KB download is for Microsoft's Web Platform Installer only. Launch this, choose the components you want to install, and the installer will then let you know the total download size.

Verdict:

WebMatrix provides easy access to plenty of high quality, industry-standard tools. If you're thinking of dipping your toes into the professional web development waters then this could a great place to start

Your Comments & Opinion
 
Related Download Articles
 
Microsoft Silverlight

Microsoft Silverlight 5.1.50901.0

Freeware

Run dynamic web-based applications on your computer

Microsoft WebMatrix 3

Microsoft WebMatrix 3

Freeware

Easily create websites based on WordPress, Drupal, Joomla! and more

Microsoft Expression Web 4

Microsoft Expression Web 4.0.1460.0

Trial Software

Quickly see how your web pages display in IE6, 7, 8, Firefox, Chrome, Safari and more

Microsoft Script Explorer for Windows PowerShell 1.1.2.15

Microsoft Script Explorer for Windows PowerShell 1.1.2.15

Freeware

Quickly find useful PowerShell scripts and resources

Other Download Articles From This Category
Paper

Paper 3.6.8

Freeware

A freestyle sketch and design tool for iOS

MediBang Paint Pro

MediBang Paint Pro 11.0

Freeware

A free paint tool and comic creator

Paint.NET

Paint.NET 4.0.16

Freeware

Powerful, free and popular image editor gets first major update in years

Drawpile

Drawpile 2.0.3

Open Source

Work on sketches with many users, in real time

From Softwarecrew

Please wait while my feed loads

See more posts...

Our Price: $19.95
RRP: $49.99
Saving 60%
Buy Now
Offer Ends In:
 

Spotlight: Free Full Software

Unreal Engine 4.15.1

Free Full Commercial Software

Unreal Engine is Epic Games' game engine, a powerful suite of tools for developing anything from basic 2D games to professional RPGs, first person shooters and whatever else you like.

Wide standards support - DirectX, OpenGL, JavaScript/ WebGL - means your projects can be targeted to almost any platform: consoles, iOS, Android, Windows, OS X, Linux, HTML5 browsers and more.

There's a vast amount to learn, of course, and that's even before you start building your game. But there's plenty of documentation, tutorials, demos and sample projects to point you in the right direction.

The package is now entirely free, too - no annoying limitations, nag screens or anything else. Epic now only requires that you pay a 5% royalty after the first $3,000 of revenue per product per quarter. And even then, you "pay no royalty for film projects, contracting and consulting projects such as architecture, simulation and visualization."

4.15.1 brings:
- Bug Fixes

[...]
Value:
Free
Rating: