Building custom LINQ expressions made easy with DynamicQueryable.

A colleague of mine recently called me out on the fact that I haven’t blogged in … oh about a year and a half. Well it’s 2010 now and resolution season is in full swing so here’s my attempt at getting back on the ball (no promises though). In a recent post Scott Hanselman described…

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Dynamic Data samples: Extending the FilterRepeater

6/25 Update: This sample has become part of the Dynamic Data Futures project on codeplex. You can still use this code but you should check out the Futures project as it contains a lot more. The key conecpts are the same, though some names or APIs might have changed. Note: This post is part of…

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Dynamic Data samples

In breaks between writing the Dynamic Data runtime I also write samples illustrating the various ways Dynamic Data can be extended and customized, often in response to questions on the Dynamic Data forum. In a series of upcoming posts I will share these samples with you as well as discuss how the various extensions work…

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5/20 Dynamic Data Preview posted to Code Gallery

We have posted the latest Dynamic Data Preview bits to Code Gallery. You can get them here. Note that you will need Visual Studio 2008 SP1 Beta and/or .NET Framework SP1 Beta installed to run everything. See this ASP.NET forum post about what has changed. In other news, I will soon be posting a collection…

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Project templates just got bigger

One of the new things we are working on in ASP.NET is not directly connected to the new and improved features but rather to how we deliver them. Instead of packing all the functionality into binaries and DLLs, Dynamic Data “implements” a lot of what it provides in project templates. This is a pretty novel…

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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….

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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…

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