Modify Razor Layout for Mobile

Ok, so now I’m ready to begin modifying the SwappedBooks.com project for display on mobile devices.  This will involve the _Layout.cshtml file in the Views>Shared directory. When you open this file you will see code similar to the following: <meta charset=”utf-8″ /> <title>@ViewBag.Title</title> <link href=”@Url.Content(“~/Content/Site.css”)” rel=”stylesheet” type=”text/css” /> <script src=”@Url.Content(“~/Scripts/jquery-1.8.1.min.js”)” type=”text/javascript”></script> First add two meta[…]

How to Blend jQuery Mobile and .Net MVC

I’ve got an inkling that jQuery and .Net MVC together can produce some very powerful mobile web experiences.  So I’m setting up a Greenfield project at SwappedBooks.com.  The intent of the project is to build a site capable of running across multiple mobile devices and delivering a true e-commerce experience to users. Here, I’ll be[…]

Fridays Cooking With SPAM: WordPress Plugin Akismet

If you read blogs with any frequency then you’ve seen it. Comment SPAM. This nasty trend is all the rave among modern day snake oil salesmen peddling everything from two hour weight loss to cheap drugs from Canada. It’s everywhere and if you are running a WordPress based website it’s only a matter of time[…]