Features

This is a blank ASP.NET MVC 4 project that you can use as a quick start for your own ASP.NET MVC Calendar implementation.

  • It includes basic configuration (week view)
  • It initializes the Calendar using the server-side OnInit event
  • It loads sample calendar event data from a dummy DataManager class
  • Drag and drop event moving is enabled

License

Licensed for testing and evaluation purposes. You can use the source code of the tutorial if you are a licensed user of DayPilot Pro for ASP.NET MVC. Buy a license.

Requirements

  • Visual Studio 2015
  • .NET Framework 4.5.2

Included

  • ASP.NET MVC 4 (4.0.40804.0), as a NuGet reference
  • DayPilot Pro for ASP.NET MVC (trial) as a local reference

MVC View

Views/Home/Index.cshtml

@using DayPilot.Web.Mvc
@using DayPilot.Web.Mvc.Enums
@using DayPilot.Web.Mvc.Events.Calendar
@using ViewType = DayPilot.Web.Mvc.Enums.Calendar.ViewType
@section TitleContent {
    ASP.NET MVC 4 Calendar
}

<h1>Calendar</h1>

<script src="~/Scripts/DayPilot/daypilot-all.min.js"></script>

@Html.DayPilotCalendar("dp", new DayPilotCalendarConfig()
{
    BackendUrl = @Url.Action("Calendar", "Backend"),
    StartDate = new DateTime(2017, 1, 1),
    ViewType = ViewType.Week,
    EventMoveHandling = EventMoveHandlingType.Notify
})

For additional configuration options, please see the event calendar documentation.

MVC Backend Controller

Controllers/BackendController.cs

using System.Web.Mvc;
using DayPilot.Web.Mvc;
using DayPilot.Web.Mvc.Enums;
using DayPilot.Web.Mvc.Events.Calendar;
using TutorialMvc4CalendarQuickStart.Data;

namespace TutorialMvc4CalendarQuickStart.Controllers
{
    [HandleError]
    public class BackendController : Controller
    {
        public ActionResult Calendar()
        {
            return new Dpc().CallBack(this);
        }
    }

    class Dpc : DayPilotCalendar
    {
        protected override void OnInit(InitArgs e)
        {

            // load events
            Events = new DataManager().GetData();
            DataIdField = "Id";
            DataTextField = "Text";
            DataStartField = "Start";
            DataEndField = "End";


            // request a full update (resources and events)
            Update(CallBackUpdateType.Full);
        }

        protected override void OnEventMove(EventMoveArgs e)
        {
            new DataManager().MoveEvent(e.Id, e.NewStart, e.NewEnd, e.NewResource);
        }
    }
}