Creating strongly typed rendering parameters
In the previous recipe, you learned using additional parameters, but these are loosely typed. So, chances are that content authors may enter invalid values such as non-numeric values for the
RecordsCount parameter and a style class in
CssClass that does not exist, and so on, which can lead to misbehavior of the application. Now, just imagine how happier your content authors will be if they see strongly typed parameters such as checkbox, integer, droplist, and so on.
In this recipe, we will use the
Integer field for
RecordsCount and a
Droplist field for
CssClass so that we always get valid values from the input.
Stylesheet Class template and create different items outside the