CHAPTER 9

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SportsStore: Completing the Cart

In this chapter, I continue to build out the SportsStore example app. In the previous chapter, I added the basic support for a shopping cart and now I am going to improve on and complete that functionality.

Using Model Binding

The MVC Framework uses a system called model binding to create C# objects from HTTP requests in order to pass them as parameter values to action methods. This is how the MVC framework processes forms, for example: it looks at the parameters of the action method that has been targeted and uses a model binder to get the form values sent by the browser and convert them to the type ...

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