In earlier post, I have explained the motives behind converting web site (WSP) to web application (WAP). In this post I will detail the steps of conversion.
Before talking about steps, it is important to mention that, steps listed below are for a web site that is located in Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2010 repository. So, when converting, we need to make sure, the source history is also carried out.
Preparation on current WSP:
Steps for conversion:
Once, it is all good, you may strengthen more your project structure by adding namespaces in CodeBehind files.
The most common issues in converting web site to web applications are missing assembly references, missing namespaces, incorrect @CodeBehind directives on .aspx and .ascx files.
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