Category Archives: MVC

Opinionated ASP.NET MVC by Joshua Flanagan

Joshua Flanagan, who’s been tearing it up for the team I work on at Dovetail, has recently posted two great posts on how we’re doing ASP.NET MVC. I suggest you check ‘em out: Testing with Opinionated ASP.NET MVC (or how … Continue reading 

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ASP.Net MVC framework – New version of the MVC Contrib project! – v 0.0.1.101

There was a new source code release of the Asp.Net MVC framework .  We just got the MVC Contrib project upgraded to work against the new release. You can find the release here.   First I would like to thank … Continue reading 

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ASP.Net MVC – MvcContrib – We need your opinion!

I started working with sandcastle to generate api documentation for the Asp.Net MVC – MvcContrib project (http://MvcContrib.org).  I wanted to get some feedback as to how useful the general API Namespace/Class listings are. Below are two of the outputs of … Continue reading 

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New MvcContrib build released on CodePlex – Build 0.0.1.91 Beta

I just released the latest build in binary and source code format on CodePlex. To Subscribe to this RSS feed use this url: http://feeds.feedburner.com/EricHexter What’s new in this release?The following items are changes from the previous release: Revision: 275- corrected … Continue reading 

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ASP.NET 3.5 Extensions Preview – New version of MS MVC is available.

As part of the Mix 08 conference a new version of the Microsoft MVC framework is available for download. http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=A9C6BC06-B894-4B11-8300-35BD2F8FC908&displaylang=en   The MvcContrib team will be working to get the contrib project up and running on the new version. Post … Continue reading 

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New MvcContrib build released on CodePlex – Build 0.0.1.75 Beta

I just released the latest build in binary and source code format on CodePlex. To Subscribe to this RSS feed use this url: http://feeds.feedburner.com/EricHexter The following items are changes from the previous release: Added support for InputImage in FormHelper (new … Continue reading 

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Abusing using statements

I’ve always thought that the using statement was one of the most useful features included in C#.  It’s easy to use: public string GetFileTextForParsing(string path) { string contents = null; using(StreamReader reader = File.OpenText(path)) { contents = reader.ReadToEnd(); } return … Continue reading 

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Routing from ASP.NET MVC inspires MonoRail

According to the recent check-in on MonoRail (build 586), they are setting the foundation to having routing just like ASP.NET MVC. Very cool. http://builds.castleproject.org/cruise/ViewSpecific.castle?name=CastleProject&log=log20071017002115Lbuild.586.xml&detail=Summary UPDATE: Colin gives more insight into the code change here. Oh, yeah, props to Colin for … Continue reading 

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