Archives - September 2008

Speaking at San Diego .Net User Group Fall Tech Day on ASP.NET MVC in Action

The San Diego .Net User Group has invited me to give two presentations to the Fall Tech Day event. I'm giving two presentations in the morning. The first presentation has been on tour quite a bit in 2008 starting with Tech Ed 2008 and then on an INETA User Group tour in the summer. The second presentation...

How ASP.NET MVC Views Are Different Than Web Forms (excerpt from ASP.NET MVC in Action)

(excerpt from ASP.NET MVC in Action ). Views have long been abused in the Microsoft web application space. In Classic ASP, and in IDC/HTX before that, the view was the primary programming tool for the Microsoft-centric developer. Using the server page pattern, developers used IDC and ASP pages as transaction...

Next Agile Boot Camp is October 1-3 in Austin, TX - register now

I'm teaching the next Agile Boot Camp on October 1, 2, and 3 in Austin, TX. Register now to attend. This advanced agile curriculum will cover everything involved in developing software in .NET, from setting up a new project and defining the architecture to implementing functionality in a loosely-coupled...

Udi Dahan's Advanced SOA course now discounted under $2000

Advanced Distributed Systems Design using SOA & DDD with Udi Dahan, The Software Simplist Tickets now less than $2000!!! Monday, October 13, 2008 at 08:00 AM - Friday, October 17, 2008 at 05:00 PM (CT) Austin, TX Introduction Designing large-scale distributed systems is hard. New technologies make...

MvcContrib - now with SubController support for ASP.NET MVC

I'm still hoping that SubControllers make it into the MVC Framework release, but my company is doing several client projects right now using the MVC Framework. These projects are enterprise applications, not smaller websites, so subcontrollers are absolutely necessary to handle the complex logic and...

Party with Palermo: PDC '08 Edition - RSVP now!

Party with Palermo: Professional Developers' Conference 2008 Edition October 26, 2008 @ 7:00PM - 10:00PM Casey's Bar & Grill http://www.bigcaseys.com/ 613 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90017 Ph: (213) 629-2353 Cover charge is 1 business card. This will get you in the door and register you for the...

The basics of ASP.NET MVC routes (excerpt from ASP.NET MVC in Action)

(excerpt from ASP.NET MVC in Action ). The Global.asax.cs file contains some routes that are provided with the MVC Web Application project. Before continuing, we must define what a route is. A route in the ASP.NET MVC Framework is the complete definition for how to handle a web request. With Web Forms...