Chapter 1. What's New in ASP.NET MVC 2?

Introducing ASP.NET MVC 2

ASP.NET MVC is the new Framework for building web applications released by Microsoft at the beginning of 2009. It adopts an approach that is completely different from the traditional Web Forms one that was introduced with the release of the .NET Framework in 2002: Instead of using an event-based programming style, ASP.NET MVC implements the Model-View-Controller pattern so that it's easier to achieve a better separation of concerns and it's easier to make the application extensible and testable.

Version 1.0 has been downloaded and used by almost 1 million developers in the first year after its final release, becoming more and more popular every month. But some thought that it was ...

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