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Steve Clements .Net and then some.... MVC
jQuery Datatable in MVC … extended.
There are a million plugins for jQuery and when a web forms developer like myself works in MVC making use of them is par-for-the-course! MVC is the way now, web forms are but a memory!! Grids / tables are my focus at the moment. I don’t want to get in to righting reems of css and html, but it’s not acceptable to simply dump a table on the screen, functionality like sorting, paging, fixed header and perhaps filtering are expected behaviour. What isn’t always required though is the massive functionality ......

Posted On Saturday, March 5, 2011 3:58 PM

Using Telerik MVC with your own custom jQuery and or other plug-ins
If you are using MVC it might be worth checking out the telerik controls ( they are free if you are doing an internal or “not for profit” application. If however you do choose to use them, you could come up against a little problem I had. Using the telerik controls with your own custom jQuery. In my case I was using the jQuery UI dialog. It kept throwing an error where I was setting my div to a dialog. Code Snippet $("#textdialog").dialog({ The problem is when ......

Posted On Wednesday, January 5, 2011 3:11 AM

Gotcha | Installing .net 4.0 and IIS 6
Just a quick one, seems pretty weird to me. I installed .net 4.0 on an old IIS6 box, ready to deploy a mvc app targeting .net 4.0. I thought, which to me seems logical, that I install .net 4.0, setup a new web site, new app pool, set the web site to 4.0 (other configuration also needed to run MVC on IIS6 here and here) and it would just work. Errr… No. The page cannot be displayed! Nothing to do with MVC. Apparently just because you have installed .net 4 and the option is available ......

Posted On Monday, December 13, 2010 4:29 AM MVC | MvcBuildViews | MachineToApplication Error
You may come up against this little error when working on a MVC application, I specifically find things like this crop up when you are upgrading from previous version e.g. VS 2008 to 2010 and the like. They are a complete pain in the bum quite frankly, you can spend hours googling around, trying this trying that, posting questions here and there etc etc…so I’m adding to the this and that which you will of course try, because it’s the sort of error you don’t care about…it’s just getting in the way ......

Posted On Monday, November 29, 2010 8:12 AM

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