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

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November 15, 2011 - DiscountASP.NET, a leading innovator in Windows Server hosting, announces extending its free Web Matrix v2 beta hosting sandbox program for the web developer community until March 1, 2012. The free beta hosting offer was first unveiled during the Microsoft //BUILD Conference mid-September 2011 as a way for developers to experience the next-generation of Web Matrix.

Microsoft WebMatrix is an all-in-one Web development tool that allows web developers to easily install open source web applications and use web templates as a starting point to develop customized web sites. Web Matrix v2 includes enhancements such as 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.

"With WebMatrix v2, Microsoft continues to simplify the web development and deployment experience," said Takeshi Eto, VP Marketing and Business Development at DiscountASP.NET. "Our free Web Matrix hosting sandbox provides a great opportunity for web developers to get an early jump start with Microsoft’s next generation WebMatrix tool."

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. This platform is only intended for testing and should not be used for production purposes. The free sandbox hosting program is a limited program offered as an open beta on a first come first serve basis and is extended until March 1, 2012.

Interested developers are welcome to sign up at

About DiscountASP.NET:
DiscountASP.NET is an innovative leader in hosting solutions for Microsoft developers, focused on providing the best value in ASP.NET web hosting and Team Foundation Server (TFS) hosting. 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. A Microsoft Partner with the Gold Hosting Competency, DiscountASP.NET also offers shared TFS hosting, TFS Build Server and Managed TFS hosting solutions in the USA and Europe. 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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