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An Introduction to IIS Express

, 29 Jul 2011
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In this video, I provide a high-level overview of Microsoft’s current preferred development web server, IIS Express.
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In this video, I provide a high-level overview of Microsoft’s current preferred development web server, IIS Express. IIS Express (currently version 7.5) combines the ease-of-use of the ASP.NET development server (Cassini) with the features and capabilities of IIS. When using IIS Express, you’ll be able to use the same configuration settings and IIS Modules in development that your webserver will use in production, but without having to configure IIS or run as an administrator.

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Steve Smith
Chief Technology Officer Falafel Software
United States United States
Steve is Chief Technology Officer for Falafel Software as well as a Pluralsight trainer.
 
Steve is very active in the Microsoft developer community, and is a Microsoft Regional Director and MVP. He has been a regular conference speaker since 2001 and has written or contributed to several books on software development, including 97 Things Every Programmer Should Know. Steve co-founded and coordinates a software craftsmanship user group in northeast Ohio (HudsonSC.com).
 
Steve is passionate about software craftsmanship and architecture and design best practices. He enjoys helping fellow programmers achieve their own "ah-ha" moments through speaking, his blog (http://ardalis.com), videos, and other opportunities. Before joining The Code Project, Steve founded NimblePros, an agile consulting shop focused on software craftsmanship through their work, training, and tools designed to help developers deliver better software.
 
Steve lives in Kent, Ohio with his wife Michelle, daughter Ilyana, and son Nikita. He enjoys biking, swimming, karate, and all manner of games when he is not immersed in the latest developments in software.
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