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Monthly Archives: January 2008

MvcContrib now offers four (4) alternative view engines for ASP.NET MVC

That’s right.  If you prefer not to use the default ASPX view engine that comes with the ASP.NET MVC Framework, you now have options.  Here’s the rundown: (and keep tabs on my feed for more things MvcContrib: http://feeds.feedburner.com/jeffreypalermo) Brail.  The … Continue reading 

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January Headspring training sold out: Opening two more dates

The January training schedule for the Headspring .Net Boot Camp is sold out, but we’ve opened the following dates.  All classes are only in Austin, TX: Jan 30, Jan 31, and Feb 18:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.SOLD OUT Feb 20, … Continue reading 

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SmartBag for ASP.NET MVC, take two

Earlier, I announced the advent of the SmartBag for the ASP.NET MVC Framework.  Quite a few folks commented on it, and it has been improved as a result of the comments.  For more from me, add my feed at http://feeds.feedburner.com/jeffreypalermo. … Continue reading 

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How to write stories _before_ the project kicks off

Recently, I was coaching a client who was embarking on a new project.  The project team was not formed, but key stakeholders were planning what the projected needed to be.  In Agile (specifically our Lean/Scrum/XP mix), we have iteration planning, … Continue reading 

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Introducing the SmartBag for ASP.NET MVC. . . and soliciting feedback

To get objects from an ASP.NET MVC controller to a view, you put the objects in a dictionary of sorts called ViewData.  ViewData is sort of a misnomer because it’s not meant to contain data at all.  It’s meant to … Continue reading 

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Austin Code Camp 2008 scheduled for May 17, 2008

The Austin .Net User Group is hosting its third annual code camp on May 17th, 2008.  Our past two code camps have been around 150 in size and contained several sessions running side-by-side. This years code camp is going to … Continue reading 

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Headspring welcomes Jimmy Bogard

I haven’t posted much about the goings-on of my company, Headspring Systems, but this is worth mentioning.  Jimmy Bogard just joined us!  Yes, I’m excited.  Those in Austin know him from the Austin .Net User Group and AgileAustin, and others … Continue reading 

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Reading in config files _one_ way – what’s the path?

Executive summary:  AppDomain.CurrentDomain.SetupInformation.ApplicationBase Subscribe here: http://feeds.feedburner.com/jeffreypalermo. In a console app, this directory is where the assemblies are.  In ASP.NET, this directory is where the web.config file is, not the assemblies.  Other methods seem to be less reliable and rely on … Continue reading 

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CodeCampServer OSS project call for participation

Officially announcing a new open-source project, CodeCampServer.  As usual, you can subscribe to my RSS feed to keep up-to-date with more information about this here: http://feeds.feedburner.com/jeffreypalermo.  The mission of the first release is to provide an ASP.NET MVC Framework solution … Continue reading 

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ASP.NET MVC Framework episode on DNRTV available

Subscribe here: http://feeds.feedburner.com/jeffreypalermo. For those of you interested in the ASP.NET MVC Framework, Carl Franklin and I recorded a DNRTV show where I demonstrate building a full vertical slice of the application.  I don’t dumb it down, and if you … Continue reading 

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