MVC, MVVM and Frameworks

I’ve been writing a whole bunch about MVC architectures – client side and server side.  But I hit a problem.  You see, MVC and MVVM are pretty simple concepts.  Here is a typical diagram that I see when looking at MVC descriptions: It’s nice and simple.  The controller loads the model and passes some form…

ASP.NET MVC6 Identity Part 1 – The Database

About a month ago, I published a series of nine articles that tackled ASP.NET Identity in the ASP.NET MVC5 framework using Beta-3 of the framework. Well, Beta-4 is now out, along with Visual Studio 2015 RC and things have changed. As a result, the next five articles will go through the same process as before….

ASP.NET vNext Identity Part 1 – The Database

I’m progressing in my investigation of web applications using the latest tools and now it’s time to tackle identity. I have a few requirements here: I want an administrative user that doesn’t rely on anything else I also want to register users via Facebook, Twitter, Google or Microsoft I’m going to have to get down…