Last post Jun 28, 2009 06:21 PM by PLBlum
Jun 28, 2009 06:21 PM|PLBlum|LINK
For the past 16 months, I have been working on extensive enhancements to
ASP.NET Dynamic Data. But before I go into detail, I'd like to offer some perspective on what ASP.NET Dynamic Data really is. You've probably heard of it, and you might even have an impression on what it's about. Unfortunately, too many users think it's
about some "scaffolding" concept to quickly build a web site, and write it off as a development tool.
ASP.NET Dynamic Data is a very powerful development tool for display and editing of data within an ASP.NET web application. (Scaffolding is just one of the many tools it has.) I've put together my perspective on its advantages here:
http://www.peterblum.com/des/dynamicdata.aspx. Take a look! With ASP.NET 4 coming soon, ASP.NET Dynamic Data will be even better, supporting more data sources than just those from a
I have been expanding my
Peter's Data Entry Suite to improve ASP.NET Dynamic Data. While it is still in prerelease form, "DES Dynamic Data" expands the classes and controls you use in a Dynamic Data application. Here's a short list of enhancements:
Learn more at
I'm looking for feedback and ideas to nail down the best toolset for building ASP.NET Dynamic Data applications with DES Dynamic Data. Give it a try and send me your thoughts.