In my previous post in this series, I determined that I had to start looking into how MVC handles access control before moving forward. I came up with a list of functional specifications that I needed to write proof of concept code right away to learn how ASP.Net MVC helps (or hinders) me in implementing [...]
Creating User Stories Now that I’ve got a feel for how MVC handles the mechanics of a data-driven application, I’ve got to take a step back and think about how users are going to use the application. For a start, here’s what I came up with: The site will allow anyone (both anonymous and logged [...]
So, if you read my first post in this series, you know I’m creating a MVC web application to log and share workouts. Picking up where I left off, I’ve got to complete the life cycle of a workout (insert, select, update, and delete). Completing the Life Cycle of a Workout In the first post [...]
I’ve been very excited about ASP.Net MVC ever since I started hearing about its emergence in various blogs and podcasts. MVC basically addresses all of the issues I have with developing ASP.Net web sites (viewstate, postbacks, testing, etc), and I’ve eagerly awaiting a release its release. Well, now that ASP.Net MVC is in it’s first [...]
The Microsoft ASP.Net Developor’s center has a series of web casts for beginers that covers features that are new or changed in ASP.Net 2.0 like data access, membership providers, master pages. For more advanced and indepth coverage of these and other topics, check out the Essential ASP.Net series.
Here’s a great DevX tutorial on Writing A Custom Membership Provider for your ASP.NET 2.0 Web Site.
This Microsoft KB article offers some work arounds.
I keep forgetting these and not being able to find them in the MSDN library without going through pages of locailzation jargon, so I’ve decided to reprint this list that I found on vb-helper.com. d – Short date %d – Day number M?d – Month and day number dd – Day number, two digits ddd [...]
When I think of sources for information on application architecture, I rarely think MSDN Library, but I did find the article on Designing Data Tier Components and Passing Data Through Tiers for .Net applications to be full of useful information and design considerations.
My client needs to be able to restrict page content based on the client machine name on their intranet site. I knew that you could get the IP address from the REMOTE_HOST HTTP header, and some exploration of the System.Net namespace revealed that you can use the System.Net.Dns.GetHostByAddress method to perform a reverse DNS look [...]