Dynamic Data December preview context caching bug fix

Users of our recently released December preview of the new Dynamic Data feature in ASP.NET have noticed a pretty serious bug relating to foreign key column drop-downs. While this could be a breaking issue for many trying to test or adopt the new feature, I am glad to report that there is a workaround available….


Dynamic Data screencast is available

David Ebbo has just posted a screencast covering the Dynamic Data feature in ASP.NET 3.5 Extensions Preview. It is 17 minutes long and covers the following topics: Creating a Dynamic Data project Creating a Linq to SQL model Running the scaffolded version of a Dynamic Data project Customizing data validation Customizing UI presentation Adding metadata…


Adding custom metadata providers in ASP.NET 3.5 Extensions Preview

5/22/08 Note: this post talks about an outdated ASP.NET release. Please have a look at this updated dynamic metadata provider sample. One of the most powerful elements of the new ASP.NET Dynamic Data feature we are working on is the ability to associate metadata (for example, range validation or formatting) with your data model. You can…


ASP.NET 3.5 Extensions Preview is available

The ASP.NET 3.5 Extensions Preview is out. Get it here. This includes: MVC Dynamic Data AJAX browser history Silverlight controls REST based data servicesHave a look at this post by Brad Abrams for more details.



Hi everybody (and by everybody I mean the single person who accidentally stumbled upon these pages). My name is Marcin Dobosz and I am a developer on the ASP.NET team. I recently graduated from Duke University with a degree in Computer Science and for the last 3-4 months have been working on the new Dynamic…