Category Archives: MonoRail

Building the often needed anti-corruption layer

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge, But fools despise wisdom and instruction.  — Proverbs 1:7 “Agile Joe” and I were chatting about the challenges of building on top of existing application platforms, specifically ones like Microsoft … Continue reading 

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Quick Tip: Asserting response redirects in a MonoRail controller test

Reading this post by Sean reminded me of when I first started using the trunk’s BaseControllerTest.  One nifty little property on the base test controller’s mock Response object is RedirectedTo.  So you can do something like this: 1: // some … Continue reading 

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Change is in the air…

Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path — Psalms 119:105 MonoRail, still my preference for .NET Well during my recent 2 month blogging hiatus I’ve gotten settled into my first project at the … Continue reading 

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Castle MonoRail – Response To Comments/Ramblings

Billy has decided to move forward with using MonoRail on one of his current projects.  As I was writing the comment on his post to respond to some other folks’ comments, I decided it was getting too long and perhaps I … Continue reading 

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Setting Default Focus Using MonoRail/Prototype Ajax Libraryw

It’s the little things that make web applications a bit more user friendly.  One of these very basic things is simply making sure that some element, ideally the most important one (i.e. search box, first data entry element, etc.), is … Continue reading 

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Creating Composite View Components In MonoRail / Refactoring Exercise

In a previous post, I showed some examples of how to create custom view components in MonoRail and touched on the ability to create composite view components.  Since then I’ve refactored towards the use of interfaces which I think is a cleaner approach, … Continue reading 

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