DiscountASP.NET Offers Free Web Matrix v2 beta Hosting Sandbox for the Web Developer Community

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September 21, 2011 - DiscountASP.NET, a leading innovator in Windows Server hosting, announces a free Web Matrix v2 beta hosting sandbox program for the web developer community to experience the next-generation version of Web Matrix which was first unveiled at the Microsoft //BUILD Conference mid-September 2011.

Microsoft WebMatrix is an all-in-one Web development tool that allows web developers to easily install open source web applications, or use web templates as a starting point to develop customized web sites. Web Matrix v2 contains enhancements like remote editing, integrated ASP.NET Web Pages package service, enhanced editing capabilities for HTML5, CSS3, jQuery and PHP, integrated color picker, improved database management, and much more.

“Microsoft continues to simplify the web development and deployment experience with their next-generation development tools,” said Takeshi Eto, VP Marketing and Business Development at DiscountASP.NET. “Our free Web Matrix hosting sandbox will provide the web developer community an opportunity to get an early jump start with Web Matrix v2.”

The free sandbox hosting program is a limited program offered as an open beta on a first come first serve basis. The beta hosting account comes with 50 MB of disk space and 50 MB of SQL Server 2008 R2 database space and 50 MB of MySQL database space. The sandbox site works with a subdomain of DiscountASP.NET. This platform is only intended for testing and should not be used for production purposes. The program ends November 30, 2011.

Interested developers are welcome to sign up at http://labs.discountasp.net.

For more information on Web Matrix v2, visit http://www.webmatrix.com/next.

About DiscountASP.NET:
DiscountASP.NET is an innovative leader in hosting solutions for ASP.NET developers, focused on providing the best value in ASP.NET web hosting and Team Foundation Server (TFS) hosting. A Microsoft Partner with the Gold Hosting Competency, DiscountASP.NET recently launched TFS hosting in Europe, hosted Urban Turtle scrum tools and TFS Build Server. As a leader in cutting-edge ASP.NET web hosting, DiscountASP.NET supports the latest Microsoft web stack including support for Visual Studio LightSwitch and web deploy. Through strong word-of-mouth and their commitment to ASP.NET developers, DiscountASP.NET has become the choice for affordable enterprise-class ASP.NET web hosting and hosted TFS. For more information, visit www.DiscountASP.NET

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