Chapter 2. Building a Simple ASP.NET MVC Application

In the previous chapter, we discussed all the lofty goals of the ASP.NET MVC framework. In this chapter, we completely ignore them. In this chapter, we build a simple database-driven ASP.NET MVC application in the easiest way possible. We ignore design principles and patterns. We don’t create a single unit test. The goal is to clarify the basic mechanics of building an ASP.NET MVC application.

Over the course of this chapter, we build a simple Toy Store application. Our Toy Store application enables us to display a list of toys and create new ...

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