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WindowsXP Home/Prof

Hello,

Exist any restrictions when I build dotnet applications under Windows XP
home and not under under Windows XP Prof.?

Albert Krüger
Jul 21 '05 #1
16 1741
No, assuming you're not using the PC as a server. They are the same
operating system. XP Home lacks some server features.

"Albert Krüger" <al************@mhp-net.de> wrote in message
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Hello,

Exist any restrictions when I build dotnet applications under Windows XP
home and not under under Windows XP Prof.?

Albert Krüger

Jul 21 '05 #2
Home edition doesn't have IIS so you would have to host your pages on a
server that does.
You can download WebMatrix from the microsoft site. This has software that
can set up a "mini web server" but I've found that it doesn't support all
features.
"Michael A. Covington" <lo**@ai.uga.edu.for.address> wrote in message
news:%2******************@TK2MSFTNGP10.phx.gbl...
No, assuming you're not using the PC as a server. They are the same
operating system. XP Home lacks some server features.

"Albert Krüger" <al************@mhp-net.de> wrote in message
news:%2******************@tk2msftngp13.phx.gbl...
Hello,

Exist any restrictions when I build dotnet applications under Windows XP
home and not under under Windows XP Prof.?

Albert Krüger


Jul 21 '05 #3
You can just use it. Dot.Net Matrix contains a little webserver...

The statement Microsoft makes about that you need to use XP Pro or
2k/2k3 to install the .NET SDK is not true, i managed to install it on
my XP home laptop and it worked without errors.

I don't know if Visual Studio is able to run on HOME, but Borland C#
builder will work... And if none work, you can have a look at MONO.

Jul 21 '05 #4

<ge************@gmail.com> wrote in message
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You can just use it. Dot.Net Matrix contains a little webserver...

The statement Microsoft makes about that you need to use XP Pro or
2k/2k3 to install the .NET SDK is not true, i managed to install it on
my XP home laptop and it worked without errors.

Mind to share where they made such a statement? The never made the
distinction between Home/Prof as far as the SDK goes.

Willy.
Jul 21 '05 #5
Nick,

Only when you want to develop application for a webserver using IIS and/or
ASPNet while using your own workstation.

I answered this to make it not OT however to tell you that I was missing a
while your forever given answers on this question. In past I liked them
more. (I know you grew up)

(And I shall not show them in this thread)

:-)

Cor
Jul 21 '05 #6
I have read so at the dutch microsoft page, but searching again i
cannot find it. But it stated: "Windows 2000, Windows 2003 or Windows
XP Proffesional" as system requirements....

But i just gave it a try, and it worked :)

Jul 21 '05 #7
I know that I don't can use XP Home as a webserver using IIS. But if I
understand our answers (and that is my question), I can develop software for
a webserver on XP Home and use it on XP Prof. Correct?

Albert

"Cor Ligthert" <no************@planet.nl> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
news:eb**************@TK2MSFTNGP09.phx.gbl...
Nick,

Only when you want to develop application for a webserver using IIS and/or
ASPNet while using your own workstation.

I answered this to make it not OT however to tell you that I was missing a
while your forever given answers on this question. In past I liked them
more. (I know you grew up)

(And I shall not show them in this thread)

:-)

Cor

Jul 21 '05 #8
Gertjan,
I have read so at the dutch microsoft page, but searching again i
cannot find it. But it stated: "Windows 2000, Windows 2003 or Windows
XP Proffesional" as system requirements....

But i just gave it a try, and it worked :)


Strange maybe can you translate this. In my opinion is there stated
something else.
(Not for Willy, he speaks Dutch). With your statement you bring in my
opinion the Benelux people from Microsoft in discredit.

Visual Studio .NET 2003 kan worden geïnstalleerd op de volgende systemen:
a.. Microsoft Windows® Server 2003
b.. Windows XP Professionnal
c.. Windows XP Home Edition¹
d.. Windows 2000 Professionnal
e.. Windows 2000 Server
Toepassingen kunnen worden geïnstalleerd op de volgende systemen²:
a.. Windows Server 2003
b.. Windows XP Professionnal
c.. Windows Home Edition
d.. Windows 2000 (Service Pack 2 aanbevolen)
e.. Windows Millennium (Windows Me)
f.. Windows 98
g.. Microsoft Windows NT® 4.0 (Service Pack 6a vereist)
h.. Windows 95 (met Microsoft Visual C++® .NET)
¹ Beperkte functionaliteit. U kunt in Visual Studio .NET 2003 geen
ASP.NET-webtoepassingen of ASP.NET-XML-webservices maken wanneer u Windows
XP Home Edition gebruikt.

² ASP.NET-webtoepassingen en -XML-webservices kunnen alleen worden
uitgevoerd onder Windows XP Professional, Windows 2000 en Windows Server
2003.

For Alfred (and others) when he does not understand it (what I not assume)
here is stated as already told in the answers.

Cor
Jul 21 '05 #9
Albert,

I know that I don't can use XP Home as a webserver using IIS. But if I
understand our answers (and that is my question), I can develop software
for
a webserver on XP Home and use it on XP Prof. Correct?


The answer became maybe upside down because I was answering to Nick.

You cannot use it to develop ASPNET pages, however accoording to the answer
from Nick, I assume that you can use it maybe to create HTML pages using the
WebMatrix (I really don't know that).

When you use Visual Studio Net to develop a web application, than it creates
first a complete virtual directory in IIS and uses that to develop.

For an ASPNet application it needs a server that has as well Net installed
which interacts with IIS and all proper debugging parts. As far as I know
does the WebMatrix that not.

Cor
Jul 21 '05 #10
Cor Ligthert wrote:
Strange maybe can you translate this. In my opinion is there stated
something else.
(Not for Willy, he speaks Dutch). With your statement you bring in my
opinion the Benelux people from Microsoft in discredit.

Visual Studio .NET 2003 kan worden geïnstalleerd op de volgende systemen:
a.. Microsoft Windows® Server 2003
b.. Windows XP Professionnal
c.. Windows XP Home Edition¹
d.. Windows 2000 Professionnal
e.. Windows 2000 Server
Toepassingen kunnen worden geïnstalleerd op de volgende systemen²:
a.. Windows Server 2003
b.. Windows XP Professionnal
c.. Windows Home Edition
d.. Windows 2000 (Service Pack 2 aanbevolen)
e.. Windows Millennium (Windows Me)
f.. Windows 98
g.. Microsoft Windows NT® 4.0 (Service Pack 6a vereist)
h.. Windows 95 (met Microsoft Visual C++® .NET)
¹ Beperkte functionaliteit. U kunt in Visual Studio .NET 2003 geen
ASP.NET-webtoepassingen of ASP.NET-XML-webservices maken wanneer u Windows
XP Home Edition gebruikt.

² ASP.NET-webtoepassingen en -XML-webservices kunnen alleen worden
uitgevoerd onder Windows XP Professional, Windows 2000 en Windows Server
2003.

For Alfred (and others) when he does not understand it (what I not assume)
here is stated as already told in the answers.

Cor


Visual Studio .NET 2003 can be installed geïnstalleerd on these
operating systems:
a.. Microsoft Windows® Server 2003
b.. Windows XP Professionnal
c.. Windows XP Home Edition¹
d.. Windows 2000 Professionnal
e.. Windows 2000 Server
Applications can be installed on the following operating systems²:
a.. Windows Server 2003
b.. Windows XP Professionnal
c.. Windows Home Edition
d.. Windows 2000 (Service Pack 2 recommended)
e.. Windows Millennium (Windows Me)
f.. Windows 98
g.. Microsoft Windows NT® 4.0 (Service Pack 6a vereist)
h.. Windows 95 (met Microsoft Visual C++® .NET)
¹ Limited functionality. Visual Studio .NET 2003 can't be used to
develop ASP.NET-webapplications or ASP.NET-XMP-webservices when you use
Windows XP Home Edition

² ASP.NET-webapplications and -XML-webservices can only be run under
Windows XP Professional, Windows 2000 and Windows Server 2003.
--
Rinze van Huizen
C-Services Holland b.v.
Jul 21 '05 #11
Cor Ligthert wrote:
Rinze,

http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/pr...s/default.aspx

:-)))

Cor

yeah well, you asked for it to be translated :) Never did look on the
ms website for it.

--
Rinze van Huizen
C-Services Holland b.v.
Jul 21 '05 #13
Rinze,

Het is voor anderen soms moeilijk te begrijpen, maar ik schrijf niet altijd
wat ik bedoel. Soms bedoel ik heel iets anders dan wat ik letterlijk
schrijf.

Misschien mijn Amsterdamse (Jordanese) achtergrond.

:-)

Cor
Jul 21 '05 #14
Rinze,

En als je dit weet, begrijp je misschien dat ik geirriteerd raak van iemand.

http://groups-beta.google.com/group/...b7a74260?hl=en

Voor mij toont iemand dat ze sommige woorden niet goed begrijpt.
(Ik kan je verzekeren dat waar ik opgegroeid ben we dat al wisten als we 6
waren)

:-)

Cor
Jul 21 '05 #15
mmmm maybe i am wrong, but i thought i have read it. Could be on
another site then microsoft (could be borland).

But the mail target of the discussion is whether the topicstarter can
use .NET on XP Home

Jul 21 '05 #16
You can develop .net applications on any supported .net OS which includes XP
Home. So if you had a copy of VB.net on your PC you can develop and use a
vb.net application without any problems as far as I'm aware.
The only problem with developing a .net web page using asp.net is that you
wont be able to test it as XP home doesn't have IIS. Yes a webserver is
created with WebMatrix but I have found this to have problems with some
items. For example Validation controls seem to stop teh page posting back
wehn running through WebMatrix.

Nick
"Cor Ligthert" <no************@planet.nl> wrote in message
news:uI**************@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl...
Albert,

I know that I don't can use XP Home as a webserver using IIS. But if I
understand our answers (and that is my question), I can develop software
for
a webserver on XP Home and use it on XP Prof. Correct?


The answer became maybe upside down because I was answering to Nick.

You cannot use it to develop ASPNET pages, however accoording to the
answer from Nick, I assume that you can use it maybe to create HTML pages
using the WebMatrix (I really don't know that).

When you use Visual Studio Net to develop a web application, than it
creates first a complete virtual directory in IIS and uses that to
develop.

For an ASPNet application it needs a server that has as well Net installed
which interacts with IIS and all proper debugging parts. As far as I know
does the WebMatrix that not.

Cor

Jul 21 '05 #17

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