Why write separate actions to provide a JSON/XML API in ASP.NET MVC? If you are already using view models, MVC API Action Filter makes reusing your existing actions quick and clean.
ASP.NET MVC typed html helpers generate helpful ready-to-bind markup for us. Learn how to detect what the resulting id and name attribute will be for use in your view code.
In a previous post, we built a model-aware validator using Foolproof for ASP.NET MVC. Now, it’s time to create the client side version because posting back sucks.
Stop writing render code in multiple places in your ASP.NET MVC ajax applications. Learn how to push your model to the browser and use jQuery to bind it to templates.
Using Foolproof’s ModelAwareValidationAttribute class, you can create custom model-aware data annotations to solve any complex validation scenario.
“MVC Foolproof Validation” is my first open source project to help bridge the gap in ASP.NET MVC Data Annotations when dealing with contingent or dependent scenarios.
Entity Framework’s Include function usually produces OUTER JOINs. I ran into an scenario where INNER JOINs were being produced that filtered out needed records. The solution is in the direction of the EF expression.
MVC 3 gives us the ability to create model-aware validation attributes. What does this mean for Foolproof Validation?
Use ASP.NET MVC’s EditorFor to render a drop down list from a view model. Then use a custom model binder to bind the selection back to the view model.