In this chapter, we introduce model binding, one of the major additions to Web Forms in ASP.NET 4.5. Model binding simplifies the process of creating instances of the classes used to represent business objects in web applications and is a powerful tool for reducing errors and simplifying code-behind classes. It is closely related to data binding, which we describe in Chapter 35.
Preparing the Example Project
For this chapter, we have created a new project called Binding using the Visual Studio ASP.NET Empty Web Application project template. We started by creating a folder called Models; as we described in Chapter 6, that ...