Breakdown of Dynamic Data Features

I thought I would write a post that describes all of the things that Dynamic Data provides to developers. Dynamic Data provides a scaffolding mechanism through templates but scaffolding is just a MINOR subset of the feature set we provide. I’m not trying to downplay the power of scaffolding but the real power is that…

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Custom Metadata Providers in Dynamic Data

Marcin Dobosz is a member of Dynamic Data team in ASP.NET. He has written a great post on metadata in Dynamic Data. One of the features of Dynamic Data is instead of making the developer make the same decision on each page that uses a control to instead be able to add metadata attributes on…


Microsoft ASP.NET 3.5 Extensions Preview Released

Today we released the ASP.NET 3.5 Extensions Preview which contains lots of the new things the ASP.NET team is working on. Here is a brief list of items: – Dynamic Data: This is extensions to existing Data Controls allows them to generate much more code for you automatically based on the data model and meta…

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My New Blog

My family and I just recently have relocated up to the Redmond area from Southern California after I took a job as a Senior Program Manager on the ASP.NET team. After 20 years of almost no weather (Southern California) it has been quite different in Redmond: – Experiencing Fall with leaves changing colors – Rain,…