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Making the Most of Code Snippets

Because Microsoft targeted Expression Web toward designers rather than developers, support for writing code in Expression Web is limited. PHP and JavaScript developers will find some IntelliSense and color-coding (features that are missing for ASP.NET developers), but even those features are limited.

The lack of these coding features is more than just an inconvenience; it can lead to coding errors that are hard to find and can be incredibly frustrating. Code snippets help alleviate such problems.

As your site grows in complexity, you’re likely to accumulate a lot of code that you use regularly on your pages. By creating code snippets for sample code you find on the Internet or code you write yourself, you can always have access to a quick and easy repository of code that you can insert without unintentionally creating errors in your site.

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