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Simple Interactive Search with jQuery and ASP.Net MVC
Google now has a feature where the search updates as you type in the search box. You can implement the same feature in your MVC site with a little jQuery and MVC Ajax. Here's how: Create a javascript global variable to hold the previous value of your search box. Use setTimeout to check to see if the search box has changed after some interval. (Note: Don't use setInterval since we don't want to have to turn the timer off while Ajax is processing.) Submit the form if the value is changed. Set the update ......

Posted On Tuesday, December 21, 2010 11:03 AM

Force Blank TextBox with ASP.Net MVC Html.TextBox
I recently ran into a problem with the following scenario: I have data with a parent/child data with a one-to-many relationship from the parent to the child. I want to be able to update parent and existing child data AND add a new child record all in a single post. I don't want to create a model just to store the new values. One of the things I LOVE about MVC is how flexible it is in dealing with posted data. If you have data that isn't in your model, you can simply use the non-strongly-typed HTML ......

Posted On Tuesday, December 21, 2010 10:03 AM

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