Items By Category
post_id: 39 / post_date: 2011-06-04
This is a simple crossmatrix of items by category or categories by item.
Its developed as a simple standalone asp.net page with a backing static class (with xml serialization for persistence) 3 simple structs for item, category and ItemInCategory.
There are 5 tabs which show one after the other (on the same page)
Cats: Manage List of Categories / Add
Items: Manage List of Items / Add
Matrix: Lets you add items to categories.
Cat Viewer: Shows list of categories, letting you see the items belonging to them.
Item Viewer: Shows list of Items, and the categories in which they belong.
Simple Xml serialization (no other database)
Easy to read manager class.
Matrix & Viewer tabs built with simple linq queries.
See tabs overleaf for the code or browse.
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