February 2012 Entries

Building a Northwind Single Page Application using ASP.NET MVC 4 Beta - Part 2
This post is in continuation with my earlier post, so you may want to read that first before continuing. Once I removed all the TasksController files and the TodoItem, I chose the Models folder, right click and “Add New Item” and searched for “ADO.NET Entity Model” and added it to the folder. It allowed me to connect to the Northwind database through “Generate from database” and I selected just three tables “Products”, “Categories” and “Suppliers” table for simplicity. At the end of the wizard, we ......

Posted On Saturday, February 25, 2012 6:53 PM | Comments (21)

Building a Northwind Single Page Application using ASP.NET MVC 4 Beta - Part 1
Single Page Application Frameworks are gaining popularity in the ever evolving web community with lot of libraries such as JavaScriptMVC, Backbonejs and many other libraries. ASP.NET MVC 4 introduces experimental support for building single page application (SPA) through a template. Much of the plumbing work of wiring up the client side scripts, javascript modelviews and the controllers is automated, making it a quick start to develop SPAs relatively easier. Lets examine a scenario where we are building ......

Posted On Saturday, February 25, 2012 6:51 PM | Comments (24)