Editable MVC Routes (Apache Style)

Since writing yesterday’s post about what annoys me regarding the limited insight most web developers have in regards to Routing vs Rewriting.  It occurred to me that I might be able to make the difference and benefits between the two more clear, after remembering a post Phil Haack wrote…

ASP.NET MVC – 0 to 30 in 30 minutes

I recorded the following presentation for DevReady.NET, a new project that I am working on with a bunch of talented MVC’s and Microsoft employees. After I get done with editing the presentation, I will post it up to DevReady.NET and my blog.  This will be my…

Creating Your First MVC ViewEngine

A question that I have been hearing a lot lately is: How do I change the view location in MVC? But what they really mean to say is: How do I create a new ViewEngine that uses the view locations of my choosing? It is actually very simple to do…

Recession Proof Your Programming Skills

In this economy you have to do everything to keep your skills fresh and current so that employers find you a desirable hire.  I really though the tips provided in 8 Ways to Recession-Proof Your Programming Career where spot on when this article came out last year.  And now that…

ASP.NET MVC 1.0 Released

It was just announced at MIX09 that ASP.NET MVC 1.0 has been released for general use and is out of the Release Candidate phase.  There has been no word on the changes form RC 2 to this release version.  But I will keep this post updated as I…

ASP.NET MVC 1.0 Release Candidate 2

Phil Haack has announced the availability of ASP.NET MVC 1.0 Release Candidate 2. You can download the new version from Microsoft. Source code and samples are also available on the ASP.NET CodePlex workspace. Overall, this new version doesn’t have many changes in the area of development…