Matt Millican

Matt Millican

Matt Millican leads the back end development team at Graydient Creative, a full-spectrum digital marketing company serving the hospitality and experiential markets. He has been a developer as his full-time job and as a consultant for his personal company, InternetMill, for more than ten years. Matt’s leadership and innovative spirit guides his development ,resulting in best-in-class digital solutions every day for clients. Matt specializes in Microsoft .NET MVC, full-stack web development. He enjoys exploring new technologies to improve solutions and customer experiences. When not busy coding he can be found around Milwaukee photographing the city from all angles, traveling, working on his model railroad layout or hitting the links at a local golf course.

Recent Articles


Perks of using UI for ASP.NET MVC

Whether you code in pure JavaScript, Angular, Microsoft's ASP.NET MVC or PHP, Kendo UI allows you to code in whatever language you're most comfortable with. Kendo UI has implementations for jQuery, Angular 1.x and 2.x, ASP.NET AJAX, ASP.NET MVC (and .NET Core), Java and PHP. Being a .NET developer, my choice is the UI for […]

  • June 21, 2017

Kendo UI Grid Filtering with Querystrings

Kendo UI's Grid component supports several methods of data binding. The two that I most commonly use are Local and Ajax (Ajax being the more common as of late). One pain point I've always had with this however is that the AJAX binding doesn't store state when filtering, paginating, sorting, etc. Compare this to the […]

  • October 19, 2016

Building OWIN MiddleWare for ASP.NET vNext

OWIN (which stands for Open Web Interface for .NET) allows a developer to decouple their ASP.NET application from a web server, such as IIS. Additionally, OWIN allows developers to “plug in” various components to their web apps without tightly coupling them to one another. A good example of this may be to build a logger […]

  • February 8, 2016

Create a Photo Gallery with Kendo UI and ASP.NET MVC

In this tutorial, I am going to show how to create the administrative UI for managing a photo gallery that could be part of a simple CMS built with ASP.NET MVC and Kendo MVC wrappers. The simple photo gallery can be used for for managing albums and photos. To keep this article manageable, I am […]

  • February 19, 2015