Catching up with the new technology i suggest you read the following http://www.asp.net/visual-studio/overview/2013/release-notes Contents
In my previous post I described how to start working with SASS using Mindscape Web Workbench.
In this post I am taking next step - start working with Compass - CSS Authoring Framework.
SignalR gives you a very easy framework to sync clients. In the ComicsTale project we used it to show a client that another client has changed the same story so he can refresh and see the changes. Before using SignalR, you need to download the nuget package Microsoft ASP.NET SignalR. SignalR is called from client side.
ASP.NET MVC 4 Beta is out, follow ScottGu's blog for details http://weblogs.asp.net/scottgu/archive/2012/02/19/asp-net-mvc-4-beta.aspx
Prior ASP.NET 4.0, the only way to handle extensionless URLs was setting runAllManagedModulesForAllRequests=”true” (IIS 7 integrated mode) or mapping a wildcard (IIS 6 and IIS 7 in classic mode). That impacts the performance of static requests (HTML, JPG, GIF, CSS, JS, etc), because a all requests are handled by ASP.NET and runs application pipeline with all attached modules.
MvcConf is a virtual conference focused on one thing: writing awesome applications on top of the ASP.Net MVC framework. Your brain will explode from taking in so much hard core technical sessions. Sounds fun eh? This is a community event and we want the best and brightest sharing what they know.
Very sool we will get new view engine from ASP.NET MVC.
It is under development with codename "Razor".
read more about in Scott Guthrie's blog.
Why we nee yet another view engine? Is it better then others?
By me the best feature of "Razor" is integration with Visual Studio (due to made by MS).
Of couse I will prefer it to others since they have no such feature, but it drives me to get locked into MS world.
ASP.NET MVC 2 has validation architecture that support both server-side and client-side validation. ScottGu describes in details how to get validation works in his post ASP.NET MVC 2: Model Validation. The best feature in client-side architecture is that you may use alternative java scripts validation libraries like jQuery validation. There is a steps to get client-side validation works using jQuery validation plug-in: