A modular profile photo upload using ASP.NET MVC

ASP.NET MVC with Scaffolding and Razor template engine are great to get your LOB web application up and running shortly. But every once in a while, you find you need to do some extra work to add some features. Having a photo upload template was one of them.

My goals

  • To be able to edit user profile (name, email, etc.) as well as photo
  • To be able to view the uploaded photo before submit (similar to profile image upload of all social media apps)
  • To be built in compliance with ASP.NET MVC (i.e. no server-side controls)
  • To avoid writing extra code unless needed (no need for overkill)

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