Here is a summary of the sessions I attended in the second day of MIX11:
An Overview of the MS Web Stack of Love
In the session Scott Hanselman showed a lot of demos in the Microsoft web platform.
The things that Scott showed:
- ASP.NET MVC 3 + new tools
- IIS Express
- Glimpse – a new open source package which is FireBug like tool for MVC framework.
Get the insight of the flow of your MVC application.
Steve Sanderson presented a small introduction to knockout.js library. The library enables rich client-side interactivity, MVVM pattern and wide browser support. What it does is automatic dependency tracking, declarative binding and integrated templating. You can download the library from here.
Building Data-Centric N-Tier Applications with jQuery
Brad Olenick talked a little about what is coming in vNext for WCF Data Services which will include jQuery client, AppFabric integration and rich OData support. Then Brad presented the jQuery client for WCF Data Services – RIA/JS.
RIA/JS is available in two ways:
Steve Sanderson explained what is scaffolding (generating code to make the process of development faster) and then deep dive into demos of GUI scaffolding, command-line scaffolding, T4 templates customization and more.
This is it for the second day of MIX11.