WHAT’S IN THIS CHAPTER?
Most developers spend an inordinately large amount of time writing code that deals with data. This is so fundamental to what developers do on a daily basis that an acronym has appeared to describe this type of code — CRUD, which stands for Create, Read, Update, Delete, which are the four basic functions that can be performed on data.
For example, consider a simple application to maintain a Tasks or To Do list. At the very least the application must provide the following functionality:
ASP.NET Dynamic Data is a framework that takes away the need to write much of this low-level CRUD code. Dynamic Data can discover the data model and automatically generate a fully functioning, data-driven web site at run time. This allows developers to focus instead on writing rock-solid business logic, enhancing the user experience, or performing some other ...