Chapter 1. High-speed beginner ramp-up
This chapter covers
- Introducing the MVC pattern
- Dissecting the default application template
- Creating your first ASP.NET MVC 2 project
- Handling user input
- Working with the view
This chapter is intended to provide you with a quick, high-level overview of the ASP.NET MVC Framework. We’ll create a basic sample application, collect user input, and display some web pages.
But first, let me introduce you to your new friend...
1.1. Welcome to ASP.NET MVC
ASP.NET MVC is a new web application framework from Microsoft. It was first unveiled in November 2007 and has since seen more than 10 releases and 2 major versions. With the high number of releases, this framework has received quite a bit of feedback and ...