Scott Hunter

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About Scott Hunter

I'm a Principal Program Manager Lead on the ASP.NET team at Microsoft. I focus on all aspects of ASP.NET but have worked extensively in a couple of areas: Data, Dynamic Data, Web Pages (aka Plan 9) and Web Forms.

 

 

 

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    New Refresh of Dynamic Data Runtime and Tools is Posted

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    Tonight we posted a new release of the Dynamic Data Runtime and Tool on the Code Gallery website. You can grab the new release by clicking here: http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/dynamicdata/Release/ProjectReleases.aspx?ReleaseId=954 . We have also updated...
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    Podcast with Scott Hanselman on Dynamic Data

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    I was able to sit down with Scott Hanselman last week after giving a Dynamic Data talk to the Microsoft MVP's and record a podcast about Dynamic Data. Here is a link to the podcast, enjoy: http://www.hanselminutes.com/default.aspx?showID=127
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    Telerik has released some sample field template controls for Dynamic Data

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    One of the very cool extensibility points of Dynamic Data is our field template mechanism. In the existing data controls like GridView and DetailsView when the controls render a column they use some build in classes like BoundField, CheckBoxField, etc...
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    New Public Preview of Dynamic Data is Now Available

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    Today we released a new public release of Dynamic Data on the MSDN code gallery site. You can download the new version at: http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/dynamicdata . These releases are cutting edge releases and not as refined as a CTP but this is a...
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    Sample for Displaying Images Updated + Screencast

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    We've recently started getting newer builds of Dynamic Data out to the private testers and soon to more public testers. As a result I've got an updated version of my image controls that I posted on my blog in January. As well I've recorded a screen cast...
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    Presenting At VSLive in San Francisco Next Week

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    I will be presenting Dynamic Data at VS Live in San Francisco next week on March 31, 2008. You can see full details of the show here: http://vslive.com/2008/sf/ . My presentation is at 3pm on Monday. If you are at the show please stop by and see Dynamic...
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    Cleaning up Default GridView Markup

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    I saw an interesting question today from a customer related to some of the default markup for a GridView. The following code: < asp : GridView ID ="GridView1" runat ="server"> </ asp : GridView > Will generate this markup...
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    Accessing Controls in ListView Templates

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    Today when doing some application building I came across a case where I wanted to embed a ASP control inside one of the template of the asp:ListView control. This is legal and simple todo, however it has some interesting effects. Since the control is...
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    Sample for Displaying Images from the Database using Dynamic Data

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    I'm posting a sample project that shows some custom field template controls for Dynamic Data that allow images to be viewed/edited from a database. The sample also shows how you can view images that have their filenames in the database but the images...
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    Breakdown of Dynamic Data Features

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    I thought I would write a post that describes all of the things that Dynamic Data provides to developers. Dynamic Data provides a scaffolding mechanism through templates but scaffolding is just a MINOR subset of the feature set we provide. I’m not...
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    Custom Metadata Providers in Dynamic Data

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    Marcin Dobosz is a member of Dynamic Data team in ASP.NET. He has written a great post on metadata in Dynamic Data. One of the features of Dynamic Data is instead of making the developer make the same decision on each page that uses a control to instead...
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    Microsoft ASP.NET 3.5 Extensions Preview Released

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    Today we released the ASP.NET 3.5 Extensions Preview which contains lots of the new things the ASP.NET team is working on. Here is a brief list of items: - Dynamic Data: This is extensions to existing Data Controls allows them to generate much more code...
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    My New Blog

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    My family and I just recently have relocated up to the Redmond area from Southern California after I took a job as a Senior Program Manager on the ASP.NET team. After 20 years of almost no weather (Southern California) it has been quite different in Redmond...
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