Image store in database in binary format using mvc 4 and entity framework
Today, I go over a technique on how to upload and store images using ViewModels. Storing images in SQL Server database In order to store images to the table you will first upload them to your web server from the client browser. This is how we transfer the uploaded file to the controller for processing. Close ; Retrieving images from database Now, let us read the images from the database we stored previously. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:
This post went over an easy way to upload a file from the client to the server and place that file into a field in a table. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress. Feel free to check this out once you have read the post. Conducted by Bipin Joshi on weekends.
If you think this was a convoluted way to upload the file and dirty up your controller, you could easily use a ModelBinder to take care of all of this behind the scenes and just have the ModelBinder deliver a packaged ViewModel to the controller for processing and saving your data. This is how we transfer the uploaded file to the controller for processing. I guess that's why I like ASP.
I hope you must have found the article interesting. Close ; Retrieving images from database Now, let us read the images from the database we stored previously. Pay particular attention to the beginning form tag. Since the image data is binary data we used Response. Use ModelBinders for QueryStrings.
This time around we will be uploading an image to a Database, which is handled little differently than normal CRUD operations. Use ModelBinders for QueryStrings. While this post addresses the technique on how to save the uploaded file to a database table, you can, if you want, easily change the functionality to store it in a directory instead.
At this point, we are done. The table is simple. Here, we will output the image directly to the browser.