MVC 5 – Third Party Date Picker that works in IE

First, send back the browser type from the controller to the browser.

ViewBag.Browser = Request.Browser.Browser; 

Add the following javascript:

<script type="text/javascript" src=""></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src=""></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="https://cdn.jsdelivr.

MVC 5 – How to Display a PDF in a View

Assuming that you have a PDF in your controller as a byte array, add the following code to convert the data to a base64 string and send to your view.

string imageBase64Data = Convert.ToBase64String(results);
string imageDataURL = string.Format("data:application/pdf;base64,{0}", imageBase64Data);

MVC 5 – Model State Always False and Data Received is NULL – The Save Action Variable Name Must Be the Same Name as Your Model Name When Receiving Just the Model Portion of Your View Model That Was Bound to Your View

I struggled with this one and learned something that was not taught in the tutorial I took on MVC 5. The instructor did not mention that when you receive a model into your Save action (Controller) instead of your view