Monthly Archives: February 2009

My Alt.Net Topics / proposals. I need a proxy for tonight?

  Here are my proposals  for sessions, since I will not arrive until later tonight I am putting these up so that I can have a proxy submit them…. 1. Scaffolding / Micro-Code generation.  Fixing the “File – New File” … Continue reading 

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Asp.Net MvcContrib Logo Contest

  From the MvcContrib Mailing list: The MvcContib ( project is holding a logo contest.  We are looking for submissions for a logo to represent the project. What will you get for all of your hard work? ·          Recognition on the … Continue reading 

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Changes/Refactorings to the Mvc Contrib project!

  This message was sent to the Mvc Contrib mailing lists.  We are looking for feedback if you are a use of the MvcContrib project. As we get close to the release of the Asp.Net mvc framework it is time … Continue reading 

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I will be presenting An Afternoon of Asp.Net MVC with Headspring Systems – February 19th in Austin

  I will be presenting and teaching on the Asp.Net MVC framework on February 19th 1:00 pm – 4:30pm at the Microsoft Office in Austin. The following topics will be covered: What is MVC Routing Testing View Engines Controller Factory … Continue reading 

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If you are developing on Asp.Net MVC and your are not using MvcContrib….. What is wrong with you?

  I just went through some stats from the MvcContrib project and I saw that we have had over 26k downloads.  That makes me so happy to know that it is being used and it is filling a gap that … Continue reading 

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Some questions for technology managers…. How healthy are your teams?

We (Matt Hinze) and I were asked to put together a list of questions that could identify common pains and troubles that development teams feel.  Here is a list of some questions that identify symptoms that a development organization is … Continue reading 

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Model Driven template/scaffolding addin for Visual Studio

  After playing around with the T4 templates in the Asp.Net MVC release, I wanted to test out what a more complete solution would look like.  Here are some screen shots and mock ups to demonstrate what the tooling experience … Continue reading 

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Trying to extend the Asp.Net MVC (T4) item templates to create multiple files.

  One of the features I was really excited about for the MVC RC was the template/Model based scaffolding support in the Add View and Add Controller menu options inside of visual studio.  I think that they have made a … Continue reading 

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