Donn Felker Episodes

# 171 Exploring how to use List Binding in MVC2

4/22/2010

Level: Beginner

Author: Donn Felker

Tags: MVC

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In this episode we are going to explore how create an editable Lists of data in MVC 2.

We will show you how to create this list by using the enhanced binding features which are part of MVC 2. Having the ability to easily bind your model to your view will provide great flexibility and convince.

# 169 Hello World, I am Win Phone 7

4/1/2010

Level: Beginner

Author: Donn Felker

Tags: Silverlight Windows Phone 7

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In this episode we are going to take a first look at Windows Phone 7 Development.

In this episode we will walk through creating a simple hello world application as well as give a quick tour of how to use the emulator.

# 159 Working with Partials in Spark: Part 2

1/19/2010

Level: Intermediate

Author: Donn Felker

Tags: MVC

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In this episode we are going to continue looking at how to use Partials within the Spark View Engine.

In this episode we will take a deeper look at partials and learn more about their _undocumented_ features. We will also be learning how partials will allow us to create clean, compartmentalized and well orgianized code.

# 157 Working with Partials in Spark: Part 1

1/7/2010

Level: Intermediate

Author: Donn Felker

Tags: MVC

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In this episode we are going to take a look at how to use Partials within the Spark View Engine.

We will be taking a first look at partials and learn how we can setup our application to use partials as well as how to use them in your application. We will also be learning how partials will allow us to create clean, compartmentalized and well orgianized code.

# 156 Learning how to use Named Content Areas w/ Spark

12/29/2009

Level: Intermediate

Author: Donn Felker

Tags: MVC

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In this episode we are going to take a look at the how to setup and use Named Content Areas w/ the Spark view Engine. Named Content areas allow for an easy and simple way to organize the content or structure of you website.

# 121 Exploring how to use Looping Expressions w/ Spark

6/25/2009

Level: Intermediate

Author: Donn Felker

Tags: MVC ASP.NET

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In this episode we will continue taking a look at the Spark View engine.

We are going to take a look at the various different ways you can use Looping Expressions with the Spark View engine.

# 119 Exploring how to use Expressions w/ Spark

6/18/2009

Level: Intermediate

Author: Donn Felker

Tags: MVC

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In this episode we will continue taking a look at the Spark View engine.

We are going to take a look at the various different ways you can use Expressions with the Spark View engine. We are going to review simply scenarios such as math based expressions and move up to looking at nested if-then-else statements.

# 117 Exploring how to use Global Variables and ViewData (Strongly typed and weak typed) with Spark

6/11/2009

Level: Intermediate

Author: Donn Felker

Tags: MVC

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In this episode we will continue taking a look at the Spark View engine.

In this episode we will focus our attention on how to utilized both global variables and local variables. We will also take a look at how to create and use both strongly typed viewdata and weakly typed view data.

# 115 Learning how to add IntelliSense for the Spark View Engine

6/4/2009

Level: Intermediate

Author: Donn Felker

Tags: MVC

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In this episode we are going to continue our look at how to use the Spark View Engine

We will be focusing on how to add intellisense to the Visual Studio IDE to aid in your development experiance.

# 113 Saying Hello to the Spark View Engine

5/27/2009

Level: Intermediate

Author: Donn Felker

Tags: MVC

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In this episode we are going to start a series where we take an indepth look at the Spark View Engine.

Spark is a view engine for Asp.Net Mvc and Castle Project MonoRail frameworks. The idea is to allow the html to dominate the flow and the code to fit seamlessly.

# 85 Taking a look at how to separate out your WCF service project into multiple parts

2/15/2009

Level: Intermediate

Author: Donn Felker

Tags: WCF

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In this episode we will take a look at how you can break your WCF service into multiple projects.

We will walk you though how it is possible to put your WCF contracts into a commong project which can be shared by others, as well as how to put you domain entities into their own project. Having the ability to split out these parts allows for cleaner code and better maintainability.

# 77 Learn how to consume a WCF Service

1/15/2009

Level: Intermediate

Author: Donn Felker

Tags: WCF

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In this episode we will walk you though step by step on how to setup your .net application to consume as WCF service.

We will show you how you can Visual Studio to create your service proxy as well as how to use SvcUtil to create the proxy.

# 73 Migrating from .asmx web services to WCF web services

12/26/2008

Level: Intermediate

Author: Donn Felker

Tags: WCF

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In this episode we will walk you though the process of converting your company from using .asmx services over to wcf services.

The focus of this episode is how you can setup your environment to support both types of services and use the same back end. This will allow you to slowly convert over any consumers from .asmx to wcf.

# 71 Introduction to WCF: Creating your first Service

12/16/2008

Level: Intermediate

Author: Donn Felker

Tags: WCF

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In this episode we will take a look at how to create your first WCF service. We will first walk you though the ABCs of what a WCF service is, we will then show you step by step how you can create a service

# 67 Implementing a REST service with WCF (part 1)

12/2/2008

Level: Intermediate

Author: Donn Felker

Tags: WCF

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In this episode we will be taking a look at how to implement a RESTful service using WCF (Windows Communication Foundation). We will start off by taking a look at what a RESTful service is and the move on to actually creating one with WCF