WebMatrix is a lightweight, easy-to-use tool for creating
web applications. In this article, we'll look at where to find the latest
version and how to get started with using the tool.
To get started, you just need to go to http://www.microsoft.com/web/webmatrix/next/
to download the latest version.
By default, WebMatrix installs using the Web Platform
Installer, which is a handy tool for getting all fo the things you need to
quickly get started building web sites and apps with Microsoft's stack of
technologies and tools.
The Microsoft Web Platform Installer, or WebPI for short, is
now up to version 4.0. If you don't already have it installed, you'll be
prompted to run its installer when you go through the pages above. Once WebPI
is installed, you should see something like this:
Click Install, and it will determine whatever prerequisites
it needs and proceed with the installation.
Once it's finished downloading and installing, you should
see a success screen like this one: