Friday, September 26, 2014

Simple ASP.NET MVC 4 explanation

This post is mainly to assist developers to understand how ASP.NET MVC 4 works and how it fits together to create one AWESOME solution.

I was sceptic at first about ASP.NET MVC (coming from a drag drop ASP.NET Web Forms background) and thought it was just another way of trying to complicate the life of a developer until I started researching ASP.NET MVC.

This example project does not have any fancy styling, I want to put more focus on the MVC.

Each section contain examples on how to get your MVC project up and running as fast as possible.

The topics covered in this post:

  • Starting your project
  • Models
  • Views
  • Controllers
  • How ASP.NET MVC makes your life easier

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

New Virtual Labs for Power BI and SQL Server 2014

I am sure I am not the only one with the dilemma of testing out the new functionality released in the latest versions of the Microsoft SQL Server Stack.

Many times I don`t have the Software handy or I simply don`t have the time/space/willpower to install and configure the toolsets required.