The ASP.NET MVC HTML5 Toolkit needs your help!

The ASP.NET MVC HTML5 Toolkit has been running as an open source project since August 2010. It contains a rich set of controls that you can use to build ASP.NET websites using HTML5. If you've never used it before, it can be a great way to take advantage…

WebP - Advanced image optimization using ASP.NET MVC

Most modern web pages contain a lot of images. These images often make up the bulk of a web page request. According to the HTTPArchive, images make up over 50% of the average web page and if you are looking to optimize on the performance of your web page, the…

Twitter bootstrap typeahead and ASP.NET MVC - Key/Value pairs

I suck at creating CSS. As a backend developer, I've always managed to get by with my CSS skills, but I've always been jealous of my front end developer colleagues when it comes to their ability to create beautiful web pages. Fortunately, the guys at Twitter have developed a great…

MVC and HTML5 Web Workers

HTML5 Web Workers are cool. As a developer that spends most of his time working with server side code, I like to think of Web Workers as .net's System.Threading for the front end. Basically, Web Workers allow you to run client side scripts without interrupting the page or any…

MVC and the HTML5 Application Cache

HTML5 has loads of awesome features and recently I have been playing around with a feature called the Application Cache. The Application Cache is designed to allow you to run your web application offline - that is, without a network connection. A web browser that implements HTML5 offline applications will…

MVC 3 and Remote Validation

I must admit, I've been a bit of a slow starter when it comes to Asp.net MVC 3. I am an avid fan of MVC 2 and haven't really taken the time to look at MVC 3 until now. Wow - I am impressed though! There are a load…