November 2009

ASP.NET MVC is a wonderful thing.  One of the many great features is the ability to customize all of the .NET framework’s code by swapping out one implementation and using another.  One such instance is creating a custom view engine, which you can do as illustrated in this example:  The point of my article […]

The latest Telerik MVC set of components features a ScriptRegistrar component that’s responsible for compressing or combining scripts into a single file.  This compression utility is very easy to implement: to setup this component, use the following steps: 1. In your configuration file, add the following line to the httpHandlers element in <system.web> and <system.webserver>: […]

I’ve spent some time figuring out how to bridge the gap between web forms and ASP.NET MVC style of development.  Just because the UI works differently, doesn’t mean the actual framework works in a different way.  If you use .NET 3.5 SP 1 for both your web forms and MVC style development, it is helpful […]

This is a continuation of a blog series on creating services.  You can find the previous articles here: Accessing Service Oriented API’s using an IService interface So the ApplicationContext object uses a service loader as one way to load the IService objects into it.  This class exists solely to load these services into the context.  […]

I’ve been working on a new MVC project and man has it been enlightening!  It’s my first MVC project, so I get to go through all the things I thought I knew from reading Pro ASP.NET MVC Framework (Apress by Steve Sanderson) to realizing I don’t know squat,and have to really delve into the learning […]