The ASP.NET MVC 3 Framework is the latest evolution of Microsoft’s ASP.NET web platform. It provides a high-productivity programming model that promotes cleaner code architecture, test-driven development, and powerful extensibility, combined with all the benefits of ASP.NET 4.
In this third edition, the core model-view-controller (MVC) architectural concepts are not simply explained or discussed in isolation, but are demonstrated in action. You’ll work through an extended tutorial to create a working e-commerce web application that combines ASP.NET MVC with the latest C# language features and unit-testing best practices. By gaining this invaluable, practical experience, you’ll discover MVC’s strengths and weaknesses for yourself—and put your best-learned theory into practice.
The book's authors Steve Sanderson and Adam Freeman have both watched the growth of ASP.NET MVC since its first release. Steve is a well-known blogger on the MVC Framework and a member of the Microsoft Web Platform and Tools team. Adam started designing and building web applications 15 years ago and has been responsible for some of the world's largest and most ambitious projects. You can be sure you are in safe hands.
What you’ll learn
- Gain a solid architectural understanding of ASP.NET MVC 3, including basic MVC
- Explore the entire ASP.NET MVC Framework
- See how MVC and test-driven development work in action
- Capitalize on your existing knowledge quickly and easily through comparison of features in classic ASP.NET to those in ASP.NET MVC
- Learn about the latest security and deployment issues, including those related to IIS 7
Who this book is for
This book is for web developers with a basic knowledge of ASP.NET and C# who want (or need) to start using the new ASP.NET MVC 3 Framework.
Table of Contents
PART 1 Introducing ASP.NET MVC 3
Chapter 1: What’s the Big Idea?
Chapter 2: Getting Ready
Chapter 3: Your First MVC Application
Chapter 4: The MVC Pattern
Chapter 5: Essential Language Features
Chapter 6: Essential Tools for MVC
Chapter 7: SportsStore: A Real Application
Chapter 8: SportsStore: Navigation and Cart
Chapter 9: SportsStore: Administration
PART 2 ASP.NET MVC 3 in Detail
Chapter 10: Overview of MVC Projects
Chapter 11: URLs, Routing, and Areas
Chapter 12 Controllers and Actions
Chapter 13 : Filters
Chapter 14: Controller Extensibility
Chapter 15: Views
Chapter 16: Model Templates
Chapter 17: Model Binding
Chapter 18: Model Validation
Chapter 19: Unobtrusive Ajax
Chapter 20: jQuery
PART 3 Delivering Successful ASP.NET MVC 3 Projects
Chapter 21: Security and Vulnerability
Chapter 22: Authentication and Authorization
Chapter 23: Deployment