Category Archives: mvccontrib

Portable Areas three years later – Part 5

I have written a lot about Portable Areas in the past and thought it was a good time for an update. The purpose of a Portable Area has not changed. This is a multi post series on ASP.Net MVC Portable … Continue reading 

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Portable Area excerpt from MVC2 in Action

If some of you want to know why I have not been blogging as much for the last few months..  and this is why. I have been putting my energy into this book as a co-author.  I am excited to … Continue reading 

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MvcContrib – Portable Area – Visual Studio project template

I just uploaded a visual studio project template for creating portable areas.  You can find the release here: http://mvccontrib.codeplex.com/releases/view/43162 This project template includes a little msbuild trick to automatically include all of your content files as embedded resources, so you … Continue reading 

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A Call for Help – Vote for my Codeplex Issues

This is my second time of calling to the community to support some feature requests I have made for the CodePlex website.   The first time I did this, I got a great response. The community voted my issue up and … Continue reading 

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ASP.Net MVC Portable Areas – Part 2

Sample Portable Area This is the second part in a series about creating a Portable Area (PA) using MvcContrib Part 1 – Introduction Part 2 – Sample Portable Area Part 3 – Usage of a Portable Area Part 4 – … Continue reading 

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ASP.Net MVC Portable Areas via MvcContrib

Follow me on RSS and Twitter Follow @ehexter   This is a multi post series on ASP.Net MVC Portable Areas Part 1 – Introduction Part 2 – Sample Portable Area Part 3 – Usage of a Portable Area Part 4 … Continue reading 

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MvcContrib source code has moved to GitHub

We recently moved the MvcContrib projects source code over to GitHub.  We are hoping that the ease of creating forks and pulling them back into the trunk will allow for more contributions to the project.  I know that GIT seems … Continue reading 

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Opinionated Input Builders – Part 9 override the default Date Time picker

  Part 1 – Overview Part 2 – the Label Part 3 – the Source Code Part 4 – the Partial View Part 5 – the Required Field Indicator Part 6 – the Performance Part 7 – the Performance Take … Continue reading 

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Making a Unit Test Framework agnostic Assertion in C#

  At the beginning of the year I got some feedback that the assertions in the MvcContrib.TestHelper library were great and very useful but the problem with them is that we relyed on the NUnit assertions.  This was a problem … Continue reading 

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Opinionated Input Builders – Part 7 More on Performance / Take 2.

Part 1 – Overview Part 2 – the Label Part 3 – the Source Code Part 4 – the Partial View Part 5 – the Required Field Indicator  Part 6 – the Performance Part 7 – the Performance Take 2 … Continue reading 

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