ASP.NET MVC provides a Model-View-Controller (MVC) framework for developing Web applications using Visual Studio. ASP.NET MVC also includes ASP.NET Web API, ASP.NET Web Pages, Web Optimization and NuGet, a free, open source developer focused package management system.
How to install ASP.NET MVC
ASP.NET MVC can be installed from the ASP.NET MVC home page (https://www.asp.net/mvc) using the Web Platform …
When you create a new ASP.NET MVC 3 application with Visual Studio 2010, it automatically adds several files and directories to the project, as shown in the next picture.
Visual Studio 2010 basic MVC3 application
ASP.NET MVC 3 projects by default have six top-level directories and two files, shown in the next table:
This directory is used to …
After creating a new MVC 3 application (described in the article How to create a basic MVC 3 application with Visual Studio 2010), you’ll be presented with an intermediate dialog with some MVC-specific options for how the project should be created, as shown in the next picture. The options you select from this dialog can set …
You can create a basic MVC 3 application, by following the next steps:
1. Begin by choosing File -> New -> Project
New Project selection with Visual Studio 2010
2. In the Installed Templates section on the left column of the New Project dialog, shown in the next picture select the …
ASP.NET MVC 3, abbreviated as MVC 3, shipped just 10 months after MVC 2 (described in the article Basic MVC 2 features), driven by the release date for Web Matrix. Its new features include:
– Expressive Views including the new Razor View Engine. For more details you can read the article Razor view engine in ASP.NET 4.0
– .NET 4 Data …
In MVC 3 you can find some big improvements in simplifying more sophisticated application-level tasks with support for dependency resolution and global action filters.
ASP.NET MVC 3 introduces a new concept called a dependency resolver, which greatly simplifies the use of dependency injection in your applications. This makes it easier to decouple application components, which makes them …
– Ajax helpers (such as Ajax.ActionLink and Ajax.BeginForm) render clean markup for the FORM tag, wiring up behavior leveraging extensible attributes (data- attributes) and jQuery.
The default view engine used in MVC 2 is called Web Forms View Engine, because it uses the same ASPX/ASCX/MASTER files and syntax used in Web Forms. Razor was designed specifically as a view engine syntax. It has one main focus: code-focused templating for HTML generation.
To see the differences between two view engines two markups related to the …
ASP.NET MVC 2 was released in March 2010. Some of the main features in MVC 2 included:
– UI helpers with automatic scaffolding with customizable templates
– Attribute-based Model validation on both client and server
– Strongly-typed HTML helpers
– Improved Visual Studio tooling
– Support for partitioning large applications into areas
MVC is a standard architectural design pattern that many developers are familiar with. The pattern helps developers to create applications that separate the different aspects of the application (input logic, business logic, and user interface UI logic), while providing a loose coupling between these elements The ASP.NET MVC framework provides an alternative to the ASP.NET Web Forms pattern …