In this age of doing more with less, government software developers are constantly having to shrink the “time-to-release” and in some instances even compromise quality. Development teams have to content with picking up new skills/technologies, while maintaining older systems and dealing with the growing complexity of requirements. For this and other reasons, productivity has become a key requirement for any team charted with creating solutions with little time, little money and At The Speed Of Web. Enters ADO.NET Dynamic Data! (Herein Dynamic Data).
Dynamic Data is an great innovation with the potential to squeeze a great deal of development productivity when building data-driven websites. It provides some basic features:
All the underlying functionality provided by Dynamic Data enables the creation of fully functional, data-driven web applications; enhancing quality without compromising flexibility to make changes to both the UI and the model. For government dev teams, of any size, interested in focusing their energy on the key requirements and less time on the pluming ADO.NET Dynamic Data is something to consider.
for a tour of how ASP.NET Dynamic Data is integrated into Visual Studio check ScottGu’s blog entry on the subject. There is also a webcast by Rachel Appel here.