T4MVC 2.6.20, and upcoming T4MVC talk at MvcConf

I just pushed T4MVC out to the MvcContrib CodePlex site.  You can go to the T4MVC Home Page to get started with it. Last time I blogged about a T4MVC release was for 2.6.13.  In the mean time, I released 2.6.14 and 2.6.15, but they were minor updates so I just tweeted them.  You can…

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Check out Chirpy, a very cool Add-In to run T4MVC and do many other cool things

Just a quick post to point folks to a very cool CodePlex Add-In that you may not know about.  It’s called Chirpy and can be downloaded from http://chirpy.codeplex.com/.  The reason I discovered it is that it includes functionality to automatically run T4MVC.  In fact, it is basically the new version of the Add-In by Wayne…

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An even better way to run T4MVC: a VS AddIn

Last week, I blogged about a nice way of auto-running T4MVC by using the Macro IDE to write an OnBuildBegin event handler.  This was a big improvement over the hacky ‘AlwaysKeepTemplateDirty’ flag that we’ve been using since T4MVC’s early days. Since then, Wayne Brantley has taken this idea to the next level by turning it…

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A better way to auto-run T4MVC when you build

Update: also see the newer post on this topic   T4MVC has always struggled with finding the right way of running automatically when you build.  Being a T4 template in your project, by default it just runs when you save it.  This is not great, because you really want it to rerun whenever you make…

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T4MVC 2.6.13: now officially in MvcContrib, with a few new features

To get the latest build of T4MVC: Go to MvcContrib T4MVC page on CodePlex   A few weeks back, we announced (mostly on Twitter) that T4MVC was moving into the MvcContrib Codeplex project.  I didn’t say much about it at the time because there wasn’t a whole lot to say yet, in the sense that…

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T4MVC 2.6.10: fluent route value API, shorter way to refer to action, and more

To get the latest build of T4MVC: Go to T4MVC page on CodePlex I just posted build 2.6.10.  There were also a few builds in between since I last blogged about 2.6, so this post describes some of those changes (full history here). Fluent route value API As you probably know, T4MVC uses a pattern…

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T4MVC 2.6: MVC 2 Areas support

To get the latest build of T4MVC: Go to T4MVC page on CodePlex One of MVC 2’s major new features is the support for breaking up a large application into “Areas”. This works by following a structure that looks like: Root folder Models Views Controllers Areas NerdDinner Models Views Controllers Blog Models Views Controllers So…

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T4MVC now has a real home and a dedicated forum!

Up until now, most things related to T4MVC were happening through my various blog posts about it.  And while that was sort of working ok for a while, it was also less than ideal for a couple reasons. First, there was no single place to go to in order to get information about it.  You’d…

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T4MVC 2.5.01: added support for Html.RenderAction and Html.Action

To get the latest build of T4MVC: Go to T4MVC page on CodePlex MVC 2 Beta introduces two nice helpers called Html.RenderAction and Html.Action.  Phil Haack described them in detail on his blog, so you may want to read through that before reading this post. Basically, they’re two additional methods that follow the standard MVC pattern…

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T4MVC 2.5.00 update: multiple output files and minified javascript support

To get the latest build of T4MVC: Go to T4MVC page on CodePlex T4MVC build 2.5.00 brings a couple of fun new features that I’ll describe in this post.  I can’t take too much credit for them as they came from users who suggested them to me, and helped out getting the code going. Support for…

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