Blog: Web Development

MVC 6: Your Web Development World is About to Get Rocked!

By Zach Young

If you missed the live-stream of our latest webinar on 7/22/2015, never fear! Check out the link below to get yourself up to speed with MVC 6.

This blog entry was originally posted August 04, 2015 by Zach Young

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Distribution & Monetization: 2 Areas Where HMTL5 May Overtake Native Apps

By Martin Schaeferle

Many technologists predict that HTML5 will be the future of the Web since it allows developers to create Web-based apps that can run on any type of device via a standard browser. And it's hard to argue with that kind of promise.

This blog entry was originally posted February 07, 2013 by Martin Schaeferle

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HTML5: A Dream Come True for Today's Web Developers - And Here's Why

By Martin Schaeferle

Recently we looked at how HTML5 is the language of the future given its compatibility with mobile devices and ease of use.

This blog entry was originally posted January 23, 2013 by Martin Schaeferle

Web Development Mobile HTML5


Learn and Grow with Time for Dinner

By Martin Schaeferle

When you have a family, it seems like there is really no good time to study.

This blog entry was originally posted December 04, 2012 by Martin Schaeferle

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Feel the Power of Web Design

By Martin Schaeferle

Knowledge is power and nowhere is this more apparent than in the world of web design.

This blog entry was originally posted October 19, 2012 by Martin Schaeferle

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Pulling Out the Big Gun: The Ajax Method

Excerpt by Don Kiely

All of the Ajax features in jQuery are convenience methods that make using Ajax fairly easy for the most common scenarios.

This course excerpt was originally posted October 18, 2012 from the online courseware ASP.NET 4 AJAX and jQuery Using Visual C# by Don Kiely

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AJAX: The Technology that Saved the Web

Excerpt by Don Kiely

Many people see Ajax as the technology that saved the Web, that made it possible to create much richer Web 2.0 applications than was ever possible using just HTML and plain old JavaScript.

This course excerpt was originally posted October 16, 2012 from the online courseware ASP.NET 4 AJAX and jQuery Using Visual C# by Don Kiely

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HTML5: A Leg Up In Your Company

By Martin Schaeferle

Having a firm grasp of HTML5 can vastly increase your job opportunities and make you much more attractive to potential, or current, employers.

This blog entry was originally posted October 10, 2012 by Martin Schaeferle

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Go Ahead and Be Geeky

By Martin Schaeferle

There was a time when computer programming was considered something that only "geeks" did. Anyone who spent all of his or her time in front of a computer clearly had no social life.

This blog entry was originally posted September 26, 2012 by Martin Schaeferle

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When is your PC not your PC?

By Martin Schaeferle

Since growing up in Seattle I have always been a big proponent of Microsoft. One of the key characteristics of Microsoft's software that kept me loyal was that they always gave me enough rope to hang myself with.

This blog entry was originally posted September 25, 2012 by Martin Schaeferle

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Updating Existing Entities

By Martin Schaeferle

Querying data is a useful benefit of using Entity Framework, but you'll often need to create, modify, and delete entity data as well.

This blog entry was originally posted September 19, 2012 by Martin Schaeferle

Web Development Entity Framework


The Fabulous Free Utility, LINQPad

By Martin Schaeferle

This tool lets you interactively query databases using LINQ expressions you build in its own development environment.

This blog entry was originally posted September 13, 2012 by Martin Schaeferle

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The Entity Data Model Designer

By Martin Schaeferle

Entity Framework's Entity Data Model is the key link between the entity data objects in your application and the backend data store where data resides.

This blog entry was originally posted September 07, 2012 by Martin Schaeferle

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ASP.NET MVC 3 - OutputCache Action Filter

By Martin Schaeferle

ASP.NET has had robust output caching features since the very first version back near the beginning of the millennium.

This blog entry was originally posted August 14, 2012 by Martin Schaeferle

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ASP.NET MVC - Content Result

By Martin Schaeferle

At one extreme, many MVC views consists entirely of static content. But on the opposite end, you have the option to use a ContentResult object to entirely define the content of a Web page within an action method.

This blog entry was originally posted August 10, 2012 by Martin Schaeferle

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ASP.NET MVC Controllers: HttpNotFoundResult

By Martin Schaeferle

The controller in an MVC application is the traffic cop that keeps everything working smoothly. A controller is responsible for responding to user input and managing the overall flow of the application.

This blog entry was originally posted August 08, 2012 by Martin Schaeferle

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ASP.NET MVC Views: Comparing the Web Forms and Razor View Syntaxes

By Martin Schaeferle

The views in your ASP.NET MVC application are what a user sees. Views are the window into your application, and so is one of the most important parts of the application...along with all the rest of it!

This blog entry was originally posted August 07, 2012 by Martin Schaeferle

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