CHAPTER 10

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Moving From Web Forms to ASP.NET MVC

10-1. Creating a Simple Data List Using ASP.NET MVC

Problem

You are an experienced ASP.NET Web Forms developer and, in the past, you used the ASP.NET Repeater control when you needed to build a simple data-driven list. You are new to ASP.NET MVC. You have been asked to implement a page that will display a list of the last 20 new members who signed up on your company’s web site. You would like to know the proper way to do this using ASP.NET MVC 4. If possible, you would like to leverage some of your existing code.

Solution

In ASP.NET Web Forms, the Repeater control is the least complex of the data ...

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