I will put my answers after each of the questions.
1. SF 4.0 is totally a revamped, rebuilt version with lot of new stuff compared to older versions with totally different arch. We should be able to use beta version for testing and use the product when it gets out in Oct. Right? I also heard you saying you will give instructions to upgrade to newer version which I guess is must for backward compatibilty.
Yes, 4.0 is entirely new system. Our project manager will be able to upgrade the beta to the official release, and it will be done automatically. It is must indeed.
2. In regard to my 3rd question, I was asking whether Project Manager would allow managing/editing user controls in the project using vb.net. Currently, I see it only supports .cs. I hope you will support vb.net as well.
You may use 3rd party VB controls in the current versions as well. Since they are all .NET based, Sitefinity will handle them.
3. What do you recommend with the current development? Do we continue to develop our controls and use different application instance currently and migrate to 4.0 or wait for few more weeks and migrate it and develop more? I know its our choice but I want to know your thoughts which would be easier on users.
I suggest you waiting a few more weeks and try to migrate what has been done to the beta. This way, you will try the latest decisions we have implemented, which will pretty much shape the final product, at least from the architecture point of view.
Let me know if I could be of further help.
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