Project Description
Validate ASP.NET WebForms better with attribute-based rules for server and client side validation. (The project used to be built on xVal, before it was deprecated)

Current features (v0.4):
See our demo on AppHarbor:


See the following blog posts for more information:

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Monday, June 6, 2011  |  From jrummell.ToString() » xval-webforms

I’ve been working on xVal for WebForms without xVal in the jQuery.Validate branch. So far I’ve got basic server and client side validation for most data annotations validation attributes and server side validation for IValidatableObject implementers. The only challenging part so far was understanding how to serialize the validation rules for the jQuery Validate add [...]

Tuesday, May 3, 2011  |  From jrummell.ToString() » xval-webforms

Based on comments I’ve received from my last xVal for WebForms post, I’ve decided on a direction. The project will keep jQuery Validation but will move away from the xVal dependency. We’ll be trying the approach outlined by Dave Ward at Encosia.

Sunday, March 6, 2011  |  From jrummell.ToString() » xval-webforms

I’ve been neglecting xVal for WebForms for a while now, mainly because I’m not sure which direction to take it. The xVal project is now deprecated in favor of the client side validation support introduced in ASP.NET MVC 2. This is obviously a problem since xVal for WebForms is built on top of xVal. I [...]

Thursday, August 13, 2009  |  From jrummell.ToString() » xval-webforms

Since my last post, I’ve completely rethought and re-implemented my take on xVal for WebForms. If you’re not familiar with xVal, stop now and read the tutorial. Now that you’re back, lets talk about xVal and WebForms. Model This is the model we’ll be using (you should recognize it from the xVal tutorial): public class [...]

Thursday, July 16, 2009  |  From jrummell.ToString() » xval-webforms

Update: See xVal with WebForms Part 2 for a better implementation. What is xVal and why would anyone want to use it? xVal is a validation framework for ASP.NET MVC applications. It makes it easy to link up your choice of server-side validation mechanism with your choice of client-side validation library, neatly fitting both into [...]

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Last edited Apr 25, 2012 at 12:12 AM by jrummell, version 22