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Pro ASP.NET MVC 5 Platform by Adam Freeman

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CHAPTER 9

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Configuration

The first service that the ASP.NET platform provides to applications is configuration. This may not seem like the most exciting topic, but the configuration feature is rich and flexible and helps avoid one of the pitfalls of complex software development: hard-coding behaviors into software components. As you will learn, the ASP.NET support for configuration can be adapted to suit all kinds of web applications and is worth taking the time to understand. Table 9-1 summarizes this chapter.

Table 9-1. Chapter Summary

Problem

Solution

Listing

Define simple configuration values.

Use application settings.

13

Read application ...

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