[Monodevelop-devel] [Path] Updated ASP.NET Templates

Valentin Sawadski valentin.sawadski at googlemail.com
Mon Jul 14 12:36:22 EDT 2008

On Mon, 2008-07-14 at 09:41 -0400, Michael Hutchinson wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 12, 2008 at 12:05 PM, Valentin Sawadski
> <valentin.sawadski at googlemail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I noticed, that the current ASP.NET templates are outdated and can not
> > be used out of the box anymore. (e.g. the CodeBehind attribute is
> > obsolete and the CodeFile is not present, this stops the application
> > from compiling). Attached is a patch containing the updated templates to
> > fix this.
> Actually, the CodeFile attribute is only needed when the codebehind
> files are intended to be compiled on the server (as VS Express <
> 2008sp1) does it. The full VS (and VS Express 2008sp2) supports Web
> Projects, where the CodeBehind is compiled beforehand. MonoDevelop
> uses the latter model.
Thats odd, because MSDN
(http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ydy4x04a(VS.80).aspx) does not
mention this. It only states that:

        "This attribute is included for compatibility with previous
        versions of ASP.NET, to implement the code-behind feature. In
        ASP.NET version 2.0, you should instead use the CodeFile
        attribute to specify the name of the source file, along with the
        Inherits attribute to specify the fully qualified name of the

Anyways, this does not change the fact that the current Templates do not
work with xsp and xsp2 out of the box. Adding CodeFile to them fixes

Kind Regards,
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