Hanselminutes Podcast by Scott Hanselman

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Code Generation

Code Generation

Show #14 Apr 19 2006 plus show notes

Scott talks about CodeSmith as well as other code generators, highlighting their strengths and weaknesses, and offering his usual insight into the issues. Of course, resources abound.

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Create compelling app experiences across any screen with Telerik Platform. Our end-to-end platform uniquely combines industry-leading UI tools with cloud services to simplify the entire app development lifecycle. Telerik offers everything .NET developers need to build quality apps—faster. Try it free at www.telerik.com/platform
CodeSmith is the most powerful code generation tool on the market. With features such as template based code generation, a rich integrated template development environment including statement completion, and a highly extensible metadata system that includes database schema, XML, and many other sources standard. CodeSmith enables you to generate "Your Code. Your Way. Faster!"

Two great ASP.NET control suites starting at $50! Professional Validation And More contains more than 45 controls designed around data entry web forms. Its validation is far superior to the built-in ASP.NET validators and greatly expands the concept. Use it to avoid writing all those custom validators, custom code and hacks users encounter with the ASP.NET controls. It has 6 improved textboxes. The client-side toolkit helps you build interactive web forms with its controls and tools that generate the multibrowser compatible java-script for you.

 

Peter's Date Package contains 19 controls for date, time and calendar entry. Both products have a huge following with the most testimonials published on www.asp.net Control Gallery of any ASP.NET control.

Acknowledged as the world's leading independent unbiased developer reference source for .NET developers, .NET Developer's Journal features technical insights into every aspect of .NET, including the server side, the desktop, and mobile devices. Written by .NET developers for .NET developers, .NETDJ offers a lively mix of articles, interviews, product reviews, and commentary. .NETDJ's highly active editorial board includes some of the luminaries of the sorftware development world.

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