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Old July 19th, 2007, 03:15 PM
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Hi Gonzalo,

I see your point about "useless" files in the Application Projects. Once I discovered the new web site model, I quickly switched over. However, I also noticed that the WAP model has a number of advantages.

For starters, having to compile the app brings some advantages. No longer can a developer make a quick change to some code in a file on a production server, only to get overwritten by the next update. The WAP model allows you to more formalize the deployment process.

Also, the WAP model seems to blend in with source control systems a lot better. In the web site model, Visual Studio has a habit of including everything it sees in the web site folder, including the Bin folder and other stuff. By using the WAP model, it's much easier to determine what files to include or exclude.

Where I work, we're slowly switching back to the new old WAP model again....


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