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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 …