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Localized enums with Entity Framework Code-First 4.1 in WPF MVVM and ASP.NET MVC 3. Part 3)

By Mirek on (tags: ASP.NET MVC, Code First, Entity Framework, enums, lozalization, mvvm, WPF, categories: code)

Part 3. Displaying and binding localized names of enum values in ASP.NET MVC 3 application To display localized enums in ASP.NET MVC 3 application we use custom description attribute described in Part 2) and extension method to get the description for each enum value. The type converter is not useful here so we need another approach to achieve the goal. Let’s generate the editi…

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Localized enums with Entity Framework Code-First 4.1 in WPF MVVM and ASP.NET MVC 3. Part 2)

By Mirek on (tags: ASP.NET MVC, Code First, Entity Framework, enums, localization, mvvm, WPF, categories: code)

  Part 2. Displaying localized names of enum values in WPF application To achieve the human readable enums I have performed following steps. For each language I want to support I have added a resource (.resx) file with key equals the string representation of the enum value.   Then we decorate our enum values with Display attribute as follows 1: public enum Status 2: {…

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Localized enums with Entity Framework Code-First 4.1 in WPF MVVM and ASP.NET MVC 3

By Mirek on (tags: ASP.NET MVC, Code First, Entity Framework, enums, localization, mvvm, WPF, categories: code, web)

In part 1) I would like to present the solution of using enum types with Entity Framework Code-First (EF CF later). Then in part 2) I would like to show how easily display these enums in WPF MVVM and in Part 3)  I will try to explain my approach for displaying and binding localized enums in ASP.NET MVC 3 application. EF CF approach is still developed and in version 4.1 it …