Chapter 22. The ASP.NET MVC Framework

After completing this chapter, you will be able to

  • Understand the software patterns behind Model-View-Controller (MVC).

  • Understand how ASP.NET implements the MVC pattern.

  • Create a functional MVC-based Web site.

As many aspects of ASP.NET have stabilized and matured over the years, some interesting new features have appeared. Of the new features, ASP.NET application of the classic Model-View-Controller (MVC) software development pattern has probably received the most attention of all.

The ASP.NET MVC framework represents an alternative to the ASP.NET Web Forms environment. Web Forms offers a structured, controls-based framework for generating Web pages. Using Web Forms can make it feel like you're developing a desktop ...

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