In ASP.NET MVC: All possible ways to call Controller Action Method from a Razor View

I know this is a pretty basic question over here. But could you tell me all possible options available to, call a Control Action Method [generally any server side routine] from a Razor View and, in what scenarios each are best applicable to be used in. Thanks. Answer Method 1 : Using jQuery Ajax Get … Read more

ContentPlaceHolder in Razor?

I can use ContentPlaceHolder’s with Webforms view engines to put stuff in different locations in the master page. How do I do that with Razor? <div id=”content”> <asp:ContentPlaceHolder ID=”MainContent” runat=”server”> </asp:ContentPlaceHolder> </div> <div id=”footer”> <asp:ContentPlaceHolder ID=”Footer” runat=”server”> </asp:ContentPlaceHolder> </div> Answer Yet again I managed to ask before finding the correct search keywords in Google. In … Read more

MVC SelectList combining multiple columns in text field

How would I generate a select list, where the text field, is made up of two or more text columns, eg: Where I have a Description and Rate field in my database, I want to combine these to show: Large–£200 Medium–£150 Small–£100 Controller code is: var stands = db.Stands.Where(s => s.ExhibitorID == null).ToList(); ViewBag.StandID = … Read more

dropdownlist set selected value in MVC3 Razor

Here is my model: public class NewsCategoriesModel { public int NewsCategoriesID { get; set; } public string NewsCategoriesName { get; set; } } My controller: public ActionResult NewsEdit(int ID, dms_New dsn) { dsn = (from a in dc.dms_News where a.NewsID == ID select a).FirstOrDefault(); var categories = (from b in dc.dms_NewsCategories select b).ToList(); var selectedValue … Read more

Javascript, Razor and Escape characters. Like apostrophe

I am using Razor in my MVC3 project. And also I’m using FullCalendar JQuery plugin. So when I’m trying to fill the array it works good. Except one thing. If s.Name contains apostrophe it renders like&#39; that’s not what I want. I tried to use different methods like Encode and Decode and even MvcHtmlString.Create and … Read more

Replacement for @helper in ASP.NET Core

So far, i don’t think ViewComponent solves that neither does TagHelper. Is there any replacement to this? Something that takes parameters and returns a HtmlString? I don’t see anything harmful with: @helper foo(string something) { <div>Say @something</div> } var emailbody =“hello”); //store result in a variable for further processes For now i believe its … Read more