Strongly Typed Data Binding (continued…)

Paul Cociuba is back with the 6th part of his ASP.NET 4.5 journey. As promised last time around he will look at CRUD operations using strongly typed data binding. In this video I will continue how to use strongly typed data binding features from ASP.net WebForms 4.5 to accomplish the rest of the common operations…


Tales from the field: IIS 7.x / COM+ migration tip

Jonathan Yong is back with this quick ‘tip of the day’. Relevant if you are migrating an older COM+ application to Windows 2008 or above. If you have a COM+ component which is called by classic ASP page and after you migrate the application to IIS 7.x or above, you may encounter runtime error ‘This…


Session Value Providers in MVC

MVC purists may bristle at discussion of State and many would balk at the idea of leveraging Session variables in your MVC application. However, in the real-world, State is necessary. Stateless persistence can often be achieved through use of TempData, ViewData and ViewBack but purists would stress that state should be detached. True, MVC is…


MVC and Templates with T4 and T4MVC

The Editor and Display templates in MVC are very similar to partial views. They display data based on the model provided. You may have seen DisplayFor or EditorFor when you scaffold a View in MVC. You could customize DisplayFor to display an editable form but the convention is for DisplayFor to be read-only and EditorFor…