Setting Up Your Environment
3-1. Acquiring the Ideal Developer Hardware
You are new to Microsoft development and want to know what you need to get started. You are unsure if your current computer will make a good developer machine. If you need to upgrade, how do you justify the cost of this hardware to your management?
The ideal developer machine has a powerful multicore CPU, fast and abundant disk drives, and copious amounts of RAM; is attached to multiple large flat-screen monitors; and needs a video card powerful enough to drive them.
As an ASP.NET MVC developer, you are writing software that runs on the server ...