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ASP.NET Dynamic Data Unleashed by Oleg Sych

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Chapter 1. Getting Started

In This Chapter

Creating a New Dynamic Data Application

Creating a Data Model

Metadata in Entity Framework and Dynamic Data

Field Templates and Dynamic Controls

Data Annotations

Entity Templates

Grid Columns and Dynamic Fields

Filter Templates

Page Templates and URL Routing

Dynamic Data is an extension of the ASP.NET WebForms framework. It includes a number of new controls for rendering common UI elements dynamically, including data entry fields, forms, lists, and search criteria. These controls complement the standard ASP.NET controls—GridView, FormView, DetailsView, and ListView and serve as building blocks for creating new or improving existing web pages.

Dynamic controls are not a black box. They ...

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