From the Back Cover
A complete look at the new features of ASP.NET MVC 3
ASP.NET MVC 3 is the eagerly anticipated revision of Microsoft's approach for creating data-driven dynamic applications. Written by a team of Microsoft insiders, this in-depth book shows you how to use the new features and exciting capabilities of ASP.NET MVC 3. Beginning with a short introduction to the ASP.NET MVC framework, this resource quickly shows you each step to install and create an ASP.NET MVC project. In addition, practical tutorials reinforce concepts and prepare you to create real-world applications.
Professional ASP.NET MVC 3:
Describes what views are and explores the Razor syntax, NuGet, unit testing, and much more
Explains the role of Controllers in the MVC framework and what role models play in binding and data access strategies
Demonstrates how to display and process forms
Covers the new features added in the April 2011 Tools Update, such as scaffolding and HTML5 project templates
Walks you through performing client and server validation of your models
Uncovers tips for making use of the membership, authorization, and security features
Highlights how TDD applies to ASP.NET MVC
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About the Author
works at Microsoft as part of the Server and Tools online group, where he focuses on the ASP.NET community and the ASP.NET website.
Phil Haack is a senior program manager at Microsoft on the Web Platform and Tools team. His areas of responsibility include ASP.NET MVC and NuGet.
Brad Wilson has nearly 20 years of experience in professional software development and web development. He currently works on the ASP.NET MVC project at Microsoft.
K. Scott Allen is the founder of OdeToCode LLC where he provides custom development, consulting, and mentoring services for clients around the world.