Monthly Archives: June 2013

ASP.NET MVC HiddenFor Causing Performance Issues When Client Side Validation Enabled

I ran into a really interesting performance problem in ASP.NET MVC 4. An MVC view was taking almost 30 seconds of time on document.ready. After digging into the issue I discovered that jquery.validate.unobtrusive.js that ships with MVC is surprisingly slow.

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CodingWithSpike is Jeff Valore. A professional software engineer, focused on JavaScript, Web Development, C# and the Microsoft stack. Jeff is currently a Software Engineer at Virtual Hold Technologies.


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