Imagine the scenario in which you have a bunch of items that need displaying in a view. Each item has an action button of some kind. We need to grab the id associated with that item so we can pass it back to the server. One approach to this problem is to handle the form submission with jQuery. In this article I’ll explain how we can solve this with jQuery data attributes.
Display templates (along with Editor templates) are a powerful feature of ASP.NET MVC. They allow us to create reusable HTML snippets, much like we do with partial views. In this post we'll discuss how display templates can simplify our view logic. We'll display a collection of data without a single foreach loop in sight.
Have you ever looked at sites that have real-time filtering of a grid or list of products and wondered "how can I do that?" Maybe you're developing a few intranet apps that would do well having this type of functionality. Perhaps you’ve looked around for good tutorials with examples so you can understand the process but you’re not even sure where to start?
We recently encountered the dreaded 'Not running in a hosted service or the Development Fabric' yellow screen of death whilst developing a client website hosted inside Azure. This post outlines one approach to accessing Blob/Table/Queue Storage services from an Azure Web Site.
I often get developers who are unfamiliar with the branching and merging process within TFS asking me how it works, so I've put together a short guide that explains the basics. This won't be applicable in all situations and covers the basic scenario of creating a single branch from Main and then merging that branch back in at a later date. This article assumes that you know your way around the TFS and Visual Studio environments.
I've put this article together to highlight some of the things you need to think about if you're thinking of taking the rather large step into the land of opportunity that is freelancing. There are a myriad of issues to think through if you decide to go down that route, but the rewards are worth the effort. Hopefully this article will provide you with some clarification to help make your decision about whether to freelance a little easier.
An overview of XP Day 2011, held over 2 days in Central London. A thoroughly worthwhile conference run in the open spaces style over both days