Portable Areas with Jeffrey Palermo and Eric Hexter

In this episode of the Polymorphic Podcast Eric Hexter (@ehexter) and Jeffrey Palermo (@jeffreypalermo) join Craig Shoemaker (@craigshoemaker) to discuss Portable Areas. The Portable Areas contribution to MVC Contrib are an option for building single component or multi-page components for ASP.NET websites.

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What Are Portable Areas?

How Does a Portable Area Communicate with the Host Application?

How Is Integration Into the Application Handled?

How Do the Areas Handle Layout and External Files?

What Are Some Examples?

The following are items Eric and Jeffrey mentioned as examples that are implemented as portable areas, or they would like to see as a portable area. This list will hopefully give you an idea of how and when to use this feature: