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[MVC 3] MvcImage Project……Its Alive!…..


Over the last few months i have done the following blog posts to explain how to handle images using MVC and various technologies like JQuery and Entity Framework. Now the majority of hits i receive are concerning these blogs posts, so obviously Image Handling is a common Achilles heel. The posts are also being referenced in forums to answer Image related questions. So i have decided to create a Open Source project which combines all of these blog posts into one solution for people to use. This project can be found here for anyone who wants to use it:

Codeplex: http://mvcimage.codeplex.com/

Github: http://garfbradaz.github.com/MvcImage/

At the moment it includes everything i have blogged about and shows you how to extend the RegisterModel to include adding Images when registering a new user. I will be adding the following to the project moving forward as i want this to an organic project that grows:

  1. Adding Thumbnails to the database and displaying these
  2. A details page of users so you can view their details and the images – A User Dashboard for the Admin
  3. A Image FileResult.
  4. A PDF document explaining what the Project does and where.

MY ORIGINAL BLOG POSTS – Image Handlers – JQuery/ASP.NET/SQL DB & Entity Framework (MVC3)

Tutorial 1 – Image Preview – JQuery

Tutorial 2 – Image Preview – HTML Helpers

Tutorial3 – Upload Image – SQL Server & Entity Framework

Tutorial 4 – Images – Downloading Images

Tutorial 5 – Thumbnail Support

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  1. Bob
    October 27, 2012 at 11:45 pm

    I didn’t see the source code the bradaz DLL that is managing image processing. I found the very slow and not usable in an enterprise application.

    • November 10, 2012 at 1:12 pm

      Hey Bob,

      Apologies for the delay in replying. I’m sorry you are finding it slow. Unfortunately I haven’t perfchecked this code, it was for learning purposes only but the theory is sound. The code for the DLL can be found here:

      http://bradaz.codeplex.com/

      Let me know how you get on.

      Gareth

  2. Ken Penrod
    December 13, 2012 at 4:37 pm

    Gareth,
    I have been working with your MvcImage code for several weeks and I am totally confused. Your code doesn’t seem to work with adding new images. There is no @Html.UploadImageFor code in the Create.cshtml like I would expect. Also, the [HttpPost] method in ImageController.cs does not match the code in your ‘Upload Image- SQL Server…’ blog. Do I not have the latest code?

    Thanks,
    Ken

    • December 19, 2012 at 8:18 pm

      I have my VM’s installed so i can start testing using SQL Express. I will get a new and refreshed post/code out within the week Ken.

      • Ken Penrod
        December 19, 2012 at 9:44 pm

        Thanks. I’ll be looking for them. OBTW, great code for getting image sizes, etc.

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