History of ASP.NET MVC Framework

This post is a mile high overview of the history of ASP.NET MVC, the features it brought with the various versions and the extensibility points introduced. Starting to work on both a series of webcasts and articles and doing some preparatory work, collecting information on the various features and extensibility points that got into the various (official) releases of ASP.NET MVC, so I thought it could have been useful to share my little summary. There have been 3 major official releases, and 1 small tool update. ASP.NET MVC 1.0 The first official release, dated MIX 2009, brought all the core … Click here to continue…..

What is URL Routing?

URL routing was a capability we first introduced with ASP.NET 3.5 SP1, and which is already used within ASP.NET MVC applications to expose clean, SEO-friendly “web 2.0” URLs. URL routing lets you configure an application to accept request URLs that do not map to physical files. Instead, you can use routing to define URLs that are semantically meaningful to users and that can help with search-engine optimization (SEO). Mapping URLs using ASP.NET MVC The URL Routing engine introduced with ASP.NET 3.5 SP1 provides a powerful way to handle incoming URLs. Typically you write code as part of application start-up to register/map URLs … Click here to continue…..