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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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.
I read this book two times. Once when I just started learning ASP.NET MVC and later when I wanted to refresh and solidify my knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of this... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Leonid Kudryavtsev
I hate tech. books that cover every feature by saying (in a thousand words or more) "This feature is really easy" and "you can do x and y and z" but never really... Read morePublished 18 months ago by ROBERT A COX
The book starts off great with a good overview of MVC by Jon Galloway. It's almost worth it for the first two chapters, but not quite. Read morePublished 21 months ago by BRichard
I am new to MVC and fairly new .Net. I bought two other highly rated books before this one and I prefer this one hands down. Read morePublished 24 months ago by No Gluten for You!
I do not usually write reviews but I just have to warn readers who are novices in ASP.NET MVC. The book is very good and I would have given it 5 stars if it were not for Chapter 9. Read morePublished on July 5, 2012 by Dalibor Carapic
Item arrived on time and was exactly what I needed. Very nice intro to MVC. Would be even better if it had a chapter about localization.Published on May 23, 2012 by Cesar
If you are new to ASP.NET and or MVC 3, don't buy this book. It is written for people who already know the subject and want a reference manual. Read morePublished on May 22, 2012 by Bret
I really enjoyed ASP.net MVC 3, especially chapters 7 (security) and 12 (test driven development). Like others have said, the style and format of the book really get you going... Read morePublished on April 13, 2012 by Mitch Lacey
Time and again as you work through a technology, delta books become increasingly important i.e. the technological texts which are concrete, concise, and build upon earlier... Read morePublished on April 6, 2012 by Adnan Masood