From the Back Cover
A comprehensive overview covering the new features of MVC 2
ASP.NET MVC 2, Microsoft's latest version of the successful web development framework, helps you create dynamic data-driven web sites; this book gives you an extra edge. Starting with Scott Guthrie's popular NerdDinner.com application, this book uses real-world examples to discuss the theory behind MVC 2: how to transition from ASP.NET Web Forms development, and how you benefit from advanced features. The author team scrutinizes MVC 2's new features and explains how MVC 2 relates to Visual Studio® and .NET versions.
Professional ASP.NET MVC 2:
Shows you how to create the database, build the Model, and work with Controllers and Views
Addresses authentication and authorization
Explores MVC 2 in relation to Ruby on Rails®, Django® and Python®, MonoRail, and others
Dissects views: what they do, what they shouldn't do, and how to specify a view
Explains how to share data between Web Forms and MVC
Points out the important changes between MVC 1.0 and MVC 2
Includes 2 weeks of Rob Conery's TekPub, expert screencasts on ASP.NET MVC 2, LINQ, ASP.NET 4, Entity Framework, jQuery, and more
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About the Author
Jon Galloway works at Microsoft and is part of the Server and Tools online group where he focuses on the ASP.NET community including the ASP.NET web site.
Phil Haack is a senior program manager on Microsoft's ASP.NET team.
Scott Hanselman is a senior program manager on Microsoft's ASP.NET team.
Scott Guthrie is corporate vice president of Microsoft's .NET Developer Division.
Rob Conery is an expert in ASP.NET and creator of SubSonic.