An important part of ASP.NET MVC is the set of code generators called scaffolds. Inspired by Ruby on Rails, these code generators can be used to quickly create controllers and views based on a model class. New in VS 2013 Update 2 is the ability to create your own scaffolds that plug into the overall framework.
Angular.JS is a popular framework created by Google for creating single page applications. Despite its origins, it can also easily work with ASP.NET to provide Microsoft-centric developers the same powerful capabilities.
DevExpress has included Token Box control in the latest release 13.2 which enables you to auto-complete values from a predefined list either by selection from the dropdown window list or manual input.
InfoQ interviewed Vyacheslav Volkov, creator of CaptchaMvc, about his project and the future of captcha’s in general.
The DevExpress ASPxGridView control included with the recently released 13.2 edition introduces batch editing that enables developers to modify a batch of grid data on the client side and send it to the server in one request. It also includes additional features such as cell coloring and notification dialogs.
The team behind the website FeedbackHound has taken ownership of the Unity.Mvc and Unity.WebAPI. These open source libraries allow for integration between ASP.NET MVC & Web API and Microsoft’s IoC framework, Unity.
Two years after its initial announcement and preview release, Lars Bak announced the first stable release of Dart at Devvox in Belgium today. Dart is Google’s new web programming language and platform for developing modern web applications.
ASP.NET MVC 5 introduces the same attribute based routing used by Web API 2. This optional syntax allows routes to be registered declaratively instead of by manipulating a RouteCollection.
Visual Studio 2013 Developer Preview ships with ASP.NET MVC 5 which enables developers to apply authentication filters that provides an ability to authenticate users using various third party vendors or a custom authentication provider. Eric Vogel recently demonstrated its usage with an example using source codes.
The recently released ASP.NET and Web Tools for Visual Studio 2013 includes new HTML editor for Razor and web project files, ability to build all type of ASP.NET applications from a single dialog, claims based authentication in addition to support for SignalR 2.00 Beta1 and Entity Framework 6.0.0 beta1.
Red Gate Software based in UK has launched a new portal that enables students and developers to learn ASP.NET MVC with the help of wide range of resources.
Microsoft has released ASP.NET and Web Tools 2012.2 with enhancements for ASP.NET WEb, MVC, Windows Azure authentication including support for SignalR.
Daniel Jebaraj shares with InfoQ the idea behind the launch of Succinctly series ebook and also shared the future roadmap.
DotNetNuke 7 has been recently released with support for Active Directory and SharePoint Lists. Richard Dumas, Senior Director of DotNetNuke Corp speaks exclusively to InfoQ on the recent release.
Microsoft recently released Identity and Access Tool which can be installed from within Visual Studio 2012 and it provides security to ASP.NET and ASP.NET MVC applications using advanced techniques.