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Microsoft® Expression® Web 4 Step by Step by Chris Leeds

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Using the Expression Development Server

The Expression Development Server is a tremendously useful feature for designers. In the past, Web designers had to set up a local server or publish every change to an external server just to author and test dynamic pages such as ASP.NET or PHP. The Expression Development Server is also unique because it lets you store sites in any common folder location, such as your My Documents folder, your desktop, or even a folder on an external drive. The Expression Development Server will process these pages no matter where they reside; it does not require them to be in a special folder on a server.

In the following steps, you will preview a dynamic page through the Expression Development Server and change the site ...

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