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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    Data Enhancements in .NET 4 / Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2

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    On Wednesday we are releasing .NET 4 / Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 to the public and  it brings many cool enhancements to the ASP.NET data controls and Entity Framework. I’m going to drill into a few features of these data related features and you...
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    Program Manager Position on the ASP.NET PM team

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    Are you interested in making a change? Do you want to join a fast moving team inside of Microsoft and help drive the future features in ASP.NET?We have a program manager position on the ASP.NET team which is currently available. You can access the listing...
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    PDC ASP.NET Content Available Now

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    Just got back from PDC 2008 last week, we showed all kinds of cool new stuff. Here is a list of links for the videos of all the ASP.NET sessions:   ASP.NET 4.0 Roadmap - http://channel9.msdn.com/pdc2008/PC20/ ASP.NET MVC: A New Framework for Building...
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    Interview with Craig Shoemaker Posted

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    Last week I had a great chat with Craig Shoemaker on Dynamic Data. We talked about using Dynamic Data in existing applications, some about our new Futures release and some about upcoming work on having an MVC version of Dynamic Data. You can check out...
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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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    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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    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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    Web Pages Beta 2–Request Validation

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    Today we released all kinds of goodness at Microsoft for ASP.NET developers: - Web Pages Beta 2 – An update to our new support for adding simple Razor syntax pages to to web applications. - MVC 3 Beta – An update to our preview release from a few months...
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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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    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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    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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    Automatically prepopulate fields for Insert in .NET 4

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    We introduced a lot of little data enhancements in .NET 4 that you may not have heard about. One of these is a mechanism for setting the default value of fields in a data control when you want to do an Insert. In our controls today you would probably...
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    PersistedSelection in Data Controls in .NET 4

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    We did a variety of small feature items across the data controls when we were working on .NET 4 and I’m going to do a couple of blog posts on some of this new functionality. When we were building Dynamic Data we made small enhancements to the data controls...
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