ASP.NET MVC – View Models

This morning I read a very interesting blog post about view model design within the context of building an application with the Microsoft ASP.NET MVC framework. The concept of the view model isn't baked into the Microsoft MVC framework. In fact the entire model part of model view controller is left entirely up to the developer. This isn't a criticism at all as the ASP.NET MVC framework is still at version 1.0 and is one...

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Firefox 3.5 released today?

Firefox 3.5 could be being released today?

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FireQuery 0.3 – A FireBug plugin for jQuery

The excellent FireBug web developer plug-in for Firefox has itself got a plug-in called FireQuery that targets and helps debug  jQuery with some additional functionality. Could be worth a look.

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Catharsis 1.2 – Best Practise ASP.NET MVC & NHibernate

When I have time I will look at the Catharsis project based on an article that I read on code project. Initial thoughts are that there are similarities to the sharp-architecture project by Billy McCafferty  that I’ve blogged about previously.

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UI Design Patterns

While I am more of a developer than a designer, I do care about the user interface to applications as quite often it does not matter how clever or beautiful you business logic, data access layer and database schema are if the end user does not like using your application or does not like the look of it then the whole project can be deemed a failure. The UI layer is just as important as...

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