Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Express is a powerful and reliable free data management system that delivers a rich and reliable data store for lightweight Web Sites and desktop applications. The Express edition is free and ideal for learning, developing, powering desktop, web & small server applications. The SQL Server 2014 Express release includes the full version of SQL Server 2014 Management
LINQ to SQL allow you to query and modify SQL Server database by using LINQ syntax. Entity framework is a great ORM shipped by Microsoft which allow you to query and modify RDBMS like SQL Server, Oracle, DB2 and MySQL etc. by using LINQ syntax. The difference between these two is given below.
Layouts are used to maintain a consistent look and feel across multiple views within ASP.NET MVC application. As compared to Web Forms, layouts serve the same purpose as master pages, but offer a simple syntax and greater flexibility.
A delegate is a reference type that holds the reference of a class method. Any method which has the same signature as delegate can be assigned to delegate. It is very similar to the function pointer but with a difference that delegates are a type-safe. We can say that it is the object-oriented implementation of function pointers.
A collection is a set of related objects. Unlike arrays, a collection can grow and shrink dynamically as the number of objects added or deleted. A collection is a class, so you must declare a new collection before you can add elements to that collection.
T4 stands for Text template transformation toolkit which is a template-based code generation engine built into Visual Studio. It is available in Visual studio from Visual Studio 2008 and higher version of Visual Studio. T4 engine allows you to generate C#, T-SQL, XML or any other text files by using ASP.NET – ASPX template like syntax. T4 template has .tt extension.
In previous article, I have explained Custom Authentication and Authorization in ASP.NET MVC. Now, I am going to show you how to implement basic HTTP authentication for your Web API by extending ASP.NET WEB API's AuthotrizeAttribute.
C# is rich in data type. It provides three types Object, Var and Dynamic to store data of any type. In this article, I am trying to explore the differences among these three.
.NET provides various options for creating services under .NET Framework. Before WCF, ASP.NET Web Services are used to ceate service in .NET Framework. Now WCF is the latest programming model for building and developing service-oriented application. WCF allows applications to communicate with each other in distributed environment.
A business domain is populated with related and interconnected entities which have its own properties and behavior. Most important thing is that each entity may have a state and can be bound to a possibly dynamic list of validation rules. EF allow developers to focus on the business domain and to model it in terms of classes.
Scaffolding is a technique used by many MVC frameworks like ASP.NET MVC, Ruby on Rails, Cake PHP and Node.JS etc., to generate code for basic CRUD (create, read, update, and delete) operations against your database effectively. Further you can edit or customize this auto generated code according to your need.
There are three most popular MV-* design patterns: MVC, MVP and MVVM. These are widely used by the various technologies. In this article, I will provide my opinion on these three.
AJAX Helpers are used to create AJAX enabled elements like as Ajax enabled forms and links which performs request asynchronously. AJAX Helpers are extension methods of AJAXHelper class which exist in System.Web.Mvc.Ajax namespace.
An HTML Helper is just a method that returns a HTML string. The string can represent any type of content that you want. For example, you can use HTML Helpers to render standard HTML tags like HTML <input>, <button> and <img> tags etc.