Dynamic Data DbImage SampleUpdated

I posted a sample back in January on how to display images from databases or the file system using Dynamic Data. You can view that post HERE. I’ve just updated that sample to fix some bugs and add some new functionality. You can download the latest version of DbImage from this link: DOWNLOAD DBIMAGE. Here…

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Sample for Displaying Images from the Database using Dynamic Data

I’m posting a sample project that shows some custom field template controls for Dynamic Data that allow images to be viewed/edited from a database. The sample also shows how you can view images that have their filenames in the database but the images on the physical disk. You can download the sample by clicking this…

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Dynamic Data Preview 4 Released

Today we released the newest preview release of Dynamic Data. You can view the details and download this release from here: http://aspnet.codeplex.com/Release/ProjectReleases.aspx?ReleaseId=27026.   The preview releases of Dynamic Data contain much of the new feature sets that will be available when we release .NET 4. The cool thing is you can start using a lot…

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Sample for Displaying Images Updated + Screencast

We’ve recently started getting newer builds of Dynamic Data out to the private testers and soon to more public testers. As a result I’ve got an updated version of my image controls that I posted on my blog in January. As well I’ve recorded a screen cast that shows how to use the image controls…

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Accessing Controls in ListView Templates

Today when doing some application building I came across a case where I wanted to embed a ASP control inside one of the template of the asp:ListView control. This is legal and simple todo, however it has some interesting effects. Since the control is embedded in a template it is not made available in the…

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HTML 5 Updates for .NET 4

After we shipped .NET 4 we began working on the next version of the framework and one of the things that we have worked on for the next version of the framework is more support for HTML 5. We think that HTML 5 is so important that we have taken many of updates from the…

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How to add Dynamic Data to an Existing Web Application

Yesterday I posted about how to add Dynamic Data to an existing website and I got some feedback about how to add Dynamic Data to an existing web application. Web application projects work a little different the website projects, you can check out the differences here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa730880(VS.80).aspx. 1) Create a dummy Dynamic Data web application…

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How to add Dynamic Data to an Existing Web Site

I’ve had various people ask me if Dynamic Data can be added to an existing website and I’ve compiled a list of steps to do this. We hope to add a tooling gesture to Visual Studio in the future to automatically do these steps. Once these steps are complete you can start taking advantage of…

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Updates to the Microsoft CDN (Updated 12/1/2010)

I want to announce a couple of changes we have made to the Microsoft CDN recently. Updated jQuery We have added both jQuery 1..4.3 and jQuery 1.4.4 to the CDN,  plus there are vsdoc files for both of these releases. These new releases are available with these URLs: jQuery version 1.4.4   http://ajax.aspnetcdn.com/ajax/jQuery/jquery-1.4.4.js http://ajax.aspnetcdn.com/ajax/jQuery/jquery-1.4.4.min.js http://ajax.aspnetcdn.com/ajax/jQuery/jquery-1.4.4-vsdoc.js…

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GridView with Sort Arrows and Showing Header When Empty

One of the common things people want to do when displaying data with grid controls is to have the little up and down arrows next to the header columns to indicated what direction the data is being sorted in. You see this in Windows Explorer and many other programs. This has been traditionally something that…

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