The Upshot? It's a Knockout: Listing 1.
The NorthwindController.Customer partial class.
Partial Public Class NorthwindController
Inherits LinqToEntitiesDataController(Of NorthwindEntities)
Public Function GetCustomers() As IQueryable(Of Customer)
Return ObjectContext.Customers.OrderBy(Function(c) c.CustomerID)
Public Sub InsertCustomer(entity As Customer)
Public Sub UpdateCustomer(entity As Customer)
Public Sub DeleteCustomer(entity As Customer)
Peter Vogel is a system architect and principal in PH&V Information Services. PH&V provides full-stack consulting from UX design through object modeling to database design. Peter tweets about his VSM columns with the hashtag #vogelarticles. His blog posts on user experience design can be found at http://blog.learningtree.com/tag/ui/.