© Lee Naylor 2016

Lee Naylor, ASP.NET MVC with Entity Framework and CSS , 10.1007/978-1-4842-2137-2_3

3. Searching, Advanced Filtering, and View Models

Lee Naylor

(1)Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside, UK

This chapter will enhance the site functionality by adding a feature to search for products and add a more advanced select control using a view model to pass complex data to the view instead of using ViewBag.


If you want to follow along with the code in this chapter, you must either have completed Chapter 2 or download Chapter 2’s sour code from www.apress.com as a starting point.

Adding Product Search

To perform a search for products, I'm going to add some functionality to search through product names, descriptions, and categories so that the user ...

Get ASP.NET MVC with Entity Framework and CSS now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.