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Kigg, a cool new asp.net MVC application

My good buddy Kazi Manzur Rashid has made out a cool project named Kigg , it looks like DotnetKics but even more powerful than Digg  :-) . But its shows a nice way of harnessing the power of MVC (comes as a part of Asp.net 3.5 Extensions).

The project is live at  http://kigg.dotnetslackers.com/

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You can even  download the project source and play around it from http://www.codeplex.com/Kigg .

So far, to me it looks like the best starter-kit for developing Asp.net MVC applications.

Enjoy !

Posted: Feb 19 2008, 10:40 PM by mehfuzh | with 5 comment(s) |
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.Net Adventures said:

The another interesting part I found in the project .You     can explore how to use AJAX together with Asp.Net MVC from the Kigg.

# February 19, 2008 5:13 PM

mehfuzh said:

Yes, indeed!

# February 20, 2008 1:05 AM

Kazi Manzur Rashid said:

Thanks Mehfuz for promoting it.

# February 20, 2008 1:06 AM

WebReservoir said:

Hi,

Any tutorials are available about installation and getting it working on VWD ( Visual Web Developer )

This would be of very important for students learning such type of projects for the first time.

Are there any plans to convert standard Classified Starter Kit ( Now available on asp.net downloads) to Asp.Net MVC .

Real Life examples like KIGG would do wonders. How about starting Classified Project and making it work.

Just my 2 cents. I am keen to work on such projects

# February 20, 2008 1:27 AM

Kazi Manzur Rashid said:

@WebReservoir:

You can check the following article to configure the VWD for ASP.NET MVC.

geekswithblogs.net/.../117569.aspx

We have published the first part of the multipart series article on Developing Kigg, you will it in the following location:

dotnetslackers.com/.../KiggBuildingADiggCloneWithASPNETMVC1.aspx

I am not sure about the Classifieds Starter Kit as we are not the owner. But it will also be a good starting point for learning ASP.NET MVC. Pls Contact the Owner if they are interested enough to convert it.

# February 20, 2008 3:02 AM

mehfuzh said:

Writing provider is alwasy fun, but its even easy with LinqExtender.

Wrtitng provider for this app, not really but his app is a worth mention :-)

# April 4, 2008 2:25 AM