ASP.NET MVC 5 Image Upload & Delete w/ Calculated Property

So I have had the need for an implementation of Uploading and Deleting a single image for a product on a few of my client websites where the requirements call for no more than one image for each product. My solution is creating a calculated property within my POCO class that strips the spaces out […]

Demo Your Dev Skills And Level Up!

This article is about what you should do when putting yourself out there and speaking at local tech meetups or even large scale conferences, the mindset you need to have and how to get the most out of these events and things you should do to put yourself in the right place at the right […]

Session Links for Designing Responsively in ASP.NET MVC

From my Session at Orlando Code Camp (March 22, 2014) Designing Responsively in ASP.NET MVC 5 Here are the links that I used to develop the session and/or good places to go to learn about anything I covered in the session. Thank you for coming out to Orlando Code Camp if you made it. If […]

Installing Foundation 5 in a MVC5 Full Internet Application

Disclaimer: The only reason I am able to bring you these easy instructions on how to install Foundation 5 in ASP.NET MVC 5 is because of Ed Charbeneau’s NuGet Extension (Zurb Foundation 5.1.1 for MVC and Sass) which makes the addition of Foundation 5 to any ASP.NET project 10 times easier and Mindscape’s Web Workbench […]

Release of ASP.NET MVC 5.1, Web API 2.1 and Web Pages 3.1

Fin all information on the release at: Announcing the Release of ASP.NET MVC 5.1, ASP.NET Web API 2.1 and ASP.NET Web Pages 3.1 To install the Nuget packages individually: PM> Install-Package Microsoft.AspNet.Mvc -Version 5.1.0 PM> Install-Package Microsoft.AspNet.WebApi -Version 5.1.0 PM> Install-Package Microsoft.AspNet.WebPages -Version 3.1.0 Pre-requisites for the release If you are using Visual Studio 2012, […]

Remove Bootstrap and Add Foundation 5 to an MVC 5 Application

This tutorial picks up where we left off from updating an MVC 4 Internet Application to MVC 5 as shipped in Visual Studio 2013, but we used Visual Studio 2012 because VS 2012 does not have the MVC 5 Full Internet Application that contains the new OWIN Identity Authorization and Startup. The problem we run […]

Custom Routing in MVC5 with Attributes

SKIP SETUP OF APPLICATION AND HEAD TO THE MEAT AND POTATOES OF THE CONTROLLER/CODE EXAMPLE In ASP.NET MVC 5 we now have a quick and easy way of changing the routing of a specific action inside a controller. In the previous version of ASP.NET MVC 4 we had a routing config file that could be […]

Http Junkie Podcasting Awards 2013

I put together a list of my favorite podcasts of 2013. I have been listening to these shows for the entire year and have selected what I think are some of the most interesting, informational and entertaining episodes of the year. This way you don’t have to sit through any bad ones. Here are what […]

Develop MVC 5 with ASP.NET Identity in Visual Studio 2012

This tutorial will start from installing a full MVC 4 project in Visual Studio 2012, upgrading to MVC 5, EF 6 and ASP.NET Identity by updating or adding the Auth.Start, web.config, models, controllers and adding & removing references (NuGet Packages). Purpose of this tutorial: Visual Studio 2012 Update 4 only gave us a Blank install […]

Adding MVC 5 Identity to our Existing Project

JUMP TO: Phase 1 or Phase 2  Phase 3 – Adding MVC 5 Identity to our Existing Project This tutorial picks up where my last tutorial left off: Creating a Hybrid nav. If you have not followed along for the previous 2 tutorials, we started an Empty MVC Project, added Foundation 5, then created a hybrid OffCanvas […]