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MVC Helper Extensions

Project Description
MVC Helper Extensions is a .NET library that makes creating links within your ASP.NET MVC application a snap by eliminating the need to repetitively specify controller names, action names and model ids for HTMLHelpers. It can also save you from "magic string" pitfalls in MVC.

Instead of calls like this in your MVC views:
 <%= Html.ActionLink("Person #3 - Hard Way", "Details", "People", new { ID = person3.ID }, null /*HTML attributes*/) %> 

Improve your code by using the MVC Helper Extensions:
 <%= Html.LinkTo(“Person #3 - Easy Way”, person3) %> 

There is no more need to specify controller names, action names and model ID's manually time and time again.

Getting Started

To help you get started you might want to take a look at the QuickStart Guide:

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The project is open for all to use. The only thing I ask is that you please leave me some feedback here or on my blog. Tell me that you are using it or suggest new features. Send a patch if you feel so inclined!

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Last edited Mar 11, 2010 at 3:44 PM by WizardOfOgz, version 7