MVC :: Generate Model From Xml?

Aug 18, 2009

Split off from as it contains a new question best suited in another forum:is there a way to make all this model generation with a XML source instead of database?

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it is possible to customize the typed view generation process to generate the proper controls based on the fields annotations of a model. For Example I have a Person Model that contains Foreign Keys like CityID,DepartmentID etc. So When i generate a view againt the Person Model it creates textbox's for all the Person fields but i want dropdownlists against FK fields. It Should be smart enough to at least geereate the peroper controls based on the Person's field annotations. How can i acheive that? Has anybody worked on that?

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MVC :: Store Model In Separate Class Library- Pass Model Objects?

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I'm building an MVC 2 RTM app, and I want to be able to share my model across applications. I'd *like* to be able to implement it like:ASP.NET MVC2 app (holds Views and Controllers)Class library to hold Model(s)WCF app to handle the data transactions with the models via different data stores across apps I had the MVC app working fine, but I wanted to abstract the data stuff and be able to work with the model across apps through the WCF site, so I created a class library project and moved all of the Models classes into that and set-up a WCF app, then added project references to the MVC and WCF apps that point at the class library. The idea was I can create services that take and return objects from the model via method calls across apps. It appears that everything's wired up correctly in the MVC project, so I'm passing the objects stored in the Models class library between controllers and views and everythig is compiling just fine, but for some reason the data is not being passed back from the views to the controller on POST -- all of the properties in the classes are null or empty.

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Is it possible, inside a Custom Model Binder, to fire "something" that "says" the value is invalid so it gets handled by validation part?

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I made a few changes to the DB in SQL server management studio then right clicked on the .edmx doc to get it to update. That seemed to work fine but when i compiled the app everything that referenced the EF seems to be broken.The Error list now contains the below error for all classes that used it.

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HttpHandlers / Modules :: Process Model Or Thread Model Of A Website?

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I have an issue of static variable in an application. Let's say I have a server with 8 CPUs running windows 2008 R2 hosting an webbsite, nothing fancy here, no funny configuration.

Is the following statement true? at any single time, there's one and only one process is running and accepting requests, even in the recycling stage. The reason I am asking is: I have a static field in my class, and I want to make that's the only static instance in the website. I've heard in some circumstances, IIS is recylcing your application, and it will start a new process, but the old process is still working, thus I will have 2 static instances in memory, which defeat the purpose of static field.

One step further, let's assume there might be 2 instances in memory, can I assume there are at most 2 instances at any single time? And can I assume once the second instance is up, the first instance will NEVER accept new requests?

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Default Model Binder Does Not Bind Model Class

Dec 28, 2010

I am trying to make a post that should use the Default Model Binder functionality in ASP.NET MVC 2 but unfortunately I can't get through. When I click on the checkout button I populate a form dinamically using jQuery code and then submit this form to the server. This is the form that get submitted

<form action="/x/Order/Checkout" id="cartForm" method="post">
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<input id="FirmID" name="FirmID" type="hidden" value="2">
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<input type="hidden" name="CartItems[0].Quantity" value="1">
<input type="hidden" name="CartItems[1].ServiceTypeID" value="2">
<input type="hidden" name="CartItems[1].Quantity" value="1">

This is the jQuery code that handle the submit event for the form
$("#cartForm").submit(function (event) {
event.preventDefault(); var form = $("#cartForm");
var panel = form.parent(); panel.parent().block();
$.ajax({ type: "post", dataType: "html",
url: '<%: Url.Content("~/Order/Checkout") %>',
async: false, data: form.serialize(),
success: function (response, status, xml) { panel.parent().unblock(); },
error: function (response) { panel.parent().unblock(); } }); });

This is the controller action that should be get called
public virtual ActionResult Checkout( CartModel cart ) {
} And finally this is the CartModel class involved
public class CartModel : BaseModel{
public int CustomerID { get; set; }
public int FirmID { get; set; }
public List<CartItemModel> CartItems { get; set; }
public CartModel() { CartItems = new List<CartItemModel>();
} } public class CartItemModel : BaseModel
{ public int ServiceTypeID { get; set; }
public int Quantity { get; set; } }

But the default Model Binder does not bind the web form data to a CartModel class. Using Fiddler I have been able to see that the data sent to the server is correct as you can see from the following snapshot.

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MVC :: Model State Doesn't Contain Model Values

Aug 2, 2010

when I use Html.HiddenFor( model => model.OwnerId ) to create a hidden field, the value assigned to that field is zero. When I use <input type="hidden" value="<%: Model.OwnerId %>" /> to add the hidden field to the form, the value is assigned correctly.

Why would Html.HiddenFor( model => model.OwnerId ) not get the correct value from the Model object? Am I supposed to load model state somehow separate from returning the model object from the action method? Here is the view:


The Create action method is relatively straight forward.

public ActionResult Create( ... )
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I've been used to decorating data model classes with data annotation attributes, but the purist in me baulks slightly at including purely presentational attributes such as display format here. I am, however, quite happy to keep validation centric attributes here. One good reason I have to continue keeping all annotations etc. in the data model is that my view model aggregates data model classes, e.g.

my ViewModelBase.DetailItem<TEntity> property in the view model is just a reference to an entity class in my data model. If I wanted to move presentational annotations to the view model, I would have to quite radically revise my design to one where I duplicate data model properties in my view model and use an object mapping tool to populate view model objects based on data model objects.


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MVC :: View Model To Convert To Domain Model?

May 4, 2010

Say I got a domain model as follows: (and my repository expect an instance of this object)


And a view model (which my views are based on)


At the moment I got it like this and have my controller action manually create a new Person object from the PersonModel object before passing it on to the repository, which does not feel right.

So I tried to have PersonModel inherit from Person and pass that to the repository (also tried casting the PersonModel to a Person object first), but that don't work out.

What's the right way to have PersonModel automatically cast to Person? I want to keep this logic as my current structure allow me to keep things really loosely coupled, with the repository layer not having a clue how it's being used.

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MVC :: Use Domain Model Or Model Object As Binders?

Sep 26, 2009

Is it a good approach to use directly a Domain Entity as model binders or use a
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Public Class PersonObject
Private _FirstName As String
Public Property FirstName() As String
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MVC :: Validation Of Model In Side Model

Oct 12, 2010

I have recently started working on ASP.NET with MVC 2 framework, and I am facing following difficulty in validating my data,


In my application the view (ASPX) is divided into tabs (jQuery) and each tab's content is ViewUserControl (ASCX). The main model for the view has collection of sub models for individual tabs. I use RenderPartial method to render view user control.


And the user control (Tab1.ascx) refers the specific model for it,


Now if in my Tab1Model if I put following validation


In the controller ModelState.IsValid is always indicates TRUE. How do I override the validation behavior such that it as well looks the items in the collection member (which holds sub models) as well.

<%= Html.ValidationMessage("FirstName") %>

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MVC :: How To Use Attribute [Display(Name="")] For Model That Comes From An Entity Data Model

Mar 15, 2011

I am a newbie in mvc3 and i'm wondering how to use attribute like [Display(Name="")] for model that comes from an entity data model that I provide im my "Model" folder in my mvc3 project.

I didn't provide a .cs class for each of my database tables .

other words, I want the controller class render a edit form for me like :

First Name:--- instead of : fName:---

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Model View Control Versu Model View Presenter

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I have been reading about different model for development

model view control mvc

model view presenter MVP

Model view view model MVVM

i belive MVC has two big Advantage over webform 1) TDD 2) More control on HTML

MVP is bit variation in mvc model. rapid development as well as 1) TDD 2) More control on HTML (correct me if i m wrong) see the below link


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AJAX :: To Authenticate A User Using Model Popup Extender / Model Popup Extender Popup Panel Keep Visible

Feb 18, 2010

I want to authenticate a user using model popup extender. So I wrote a program to do this. Everything OK when user enter the correct details. But user enters the wrong detail, it should shows in a lablel in a popup panel. It shows; but the problem is it close the popup . But I want to keep the popup if the user enters the wrong details. How can I do this?

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Aug 28, 2009

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I am using VS 2008 Pro. When I create a new project I select create Project from the start page. I then choose the " web application" as the type of project from the "Visual Studio Installed Templates". It seems like I am using the "Web Project Application model

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Jquery - JavaScript Int Variable From MVC Model Data / Get Model Data Into A JavaScript Variable

Jan 11, 2011

I need to get model data into a JavaScript variable and use it as an int to compare values. But I can only figure out how to get the model data as strings, otherwise the compiler complains.

So how can I get the max and taskBudgetHours as int variables in the Javascript?


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How to generate PDF using XML and XSL?


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Is it possible to use an page to have the results sent back as an XML file?

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I am working on a tool to construct a diagram in .The user is allowed to select the images from panel [generated dynamically based on user input in dropdown box] and its copy should be created on the diagram area, it should be draggable and should over lay with each other . So far I am able to create the diagram objects dynamically and on click on each object its copy will be created on the diagram area [I am passing the instance from user control to main page] . I have used Drag Drop Extender to apply Drag behavior. Now my problem is which I create more objects the position of already created objects is not retained in the page. I have js code to retain the position for static controls, but donít know how to apply for dynamic controls.


Am I complicating the whole process ,is there any easy way? .

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C# - Generate PDF From Set Of JPEGs?

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I have a set of JPEG's on my server all the same size. Can I convert this into a PDF file server side?

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