Friday, January 30, 2009

Telerik Watch Minute: RadMVC

No, there is no new product called RadMVC- that's just my "catchy" title for this episode of Telerik Watch Minute. As you might have guessed, though, this episode is focused on showing you how you can get started using the RadControls for ASP.NET AJAX in ASP.NET MVC. Telerik is one of the only ASP.NET component vendors supporting MVC and we're doing it without requiring you to learn a whole new set of controls. You can use the same RadControls for ASP.NET AJAX Q3 2008 SP2 that you use today in ASP.NET MVC. This is a big concept, though, so this is a longer than usual Telerik Watch Minute. Hopefully the extra time spent in the demo will help you gain a complete understanding of how you can get started with the RadControls in MVC and set you up for success on Microsoft's latest incantation of ASP.NET. Enjoy! Watch this epsidoe in full HD on Telerik TV (makes it easier to read the code)


Adrian said...

I may be mistaken but the MVC Demo ( ) feels like pre-AJAX / Clasic ASP site.. every click reloads the whole page (flickering)

Is that usability inherent to MVC or just a bug?

Todd Anglin said...

@Adrian- This is no bug. This is simply a "simple" MVC site that is highlighting how you can work with MVC routing and controllers and the RadControls. There is no AJAX applied to this MVC site. You -can- do AJAX in MVC, but it's a bit trickier to understand. For the most part, the purpose of the Forums Demo is to help you understand the core concepts of the RadControls in MVC. Hope that helps clarify.