New version of ASP.NET provides lots of way of binding data to the data controls like Grid View, Repeater etc. You can now bind this controls with strong type. I have earlier written a blog post about How we can use Model binding with ASP.NET 4.5 and Visual Studio 2012. SelectMethod in ASP.NET 4.5: In asp.net 4.5, It is also possible to bind controls with SelectMethod attribute. This method specify the data that you want to bind with data controls like grid view and repeater controls. So what we are waiting for?? Let’s take an simple example. I have create a basic model class “Employee” like below.