Format of the initialization string does not conform to specification starting at index 0

Format of the initialization string does not conform to specification starting at index 0 Web.config : <connectionStrings> <add name=”TestDataConnectionString” connectionString=”Data Source=.\SQLExpress;Initial Catalog=TestData;User ID=satest;Password=satest” /> </connectionStrings> In aspx.cs Page the code must be written in the below format : SqlConnection con = new SqlConnection(ConfigurationManager.ConnectionStrings[“TestDataConnectionString”].ToString());

How do you maintain development code and production code? [closed]

Update 2019: These days, the question would be seen in a context using Git, and 10 years of using that distributed development workflow (collaborating mainly through GitHub) shows the general best practices: master is the branch ready to be deployed into production at any time: the next release, with a selected set of feature branches … Read more