During the first week of May InfoQ went to Redmond for an informal meeting to discuss emerging trends. Normally when we go on this sort of fact-finding mission the reporter’s notes are off the record but we asked for permission to publish them as-is. With the exception of removing email addresses and one piece of NDA material, these are the notes shared within our editorial staff.
When Trygve Reenskaug invented the MVC pattern for Smalltalk, he had originally envisaged that all models would come with default views and controllers. By combining Entity Framework 4, ASP.NET MVC, and his reflection-based view engine, Richard Pawson shows how that vision can be achieved using Naked Objects.
Today, InfoQ publishes and excerpt(PDF) from Test-Drive ASP.NET MVC written by Jonathan McCracken. We also used the opportunity to interview the author. Test-Drive ASP.NET MVC gives a thorough introduction to ASP.NET MVC using Test Driven Development (TDD). The book is targeted at both existing ASP.NET developers as well as non Microsoft developers.
TekPub is an interesting case about company who started on ASP.NET MVC and quickly moved to Ruby on Rails. We had the opportunity to talk with them about their technology turnaround. 21
Today, InfoQ publishes an excerpt from ASP.NET MVC in Action written by Jeffrey Palermo, Ben Scheirman and Jimmy Bogard. We also used the opportunity to interview the authors. 1
Billy McCafferty presents S#arp Architecture, an ASP.NET MVC framework meant to leverage current best practices in architecting ASP.NET web applications. 6
Grzegorz Gogolowicz and Matthew Dressel demonstrate how to extend Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 to support column level permissions. 8