Programming ASP.NET MVC 4: Developing Real-World Web Applications with ASP.NET MVC [NOOK Book]

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Get up and running with ASP.NET MVC 4, and learn how to build modern server-side web applications. This guide helps you understand how the framework performs, and shows you how to use various features to solve many real-world development scenarios you’re likely to face. In the process, you’ll learn how to work with HTML, JavaScript, the Entity Framework, and other web technologies.

You’ll start by learning core concepts such as the Model-View-Controller architectural pattern, ...

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Programming ASP.NET MVC 4: Developing Real-World Web Applications with ASP.NET MVC

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Overview

Get up and running with ASP.NET MVC 4, and learn how to build modern server-side web applications. This guide helps you understand how the framework performs, and shows you how to use various features to solve many real-world development scenarios you’re likely to face. In the process, you’ll learn how to work with HTML, JavaScript, the Entity Framework, and other web technologies.

You’ll start by learning core concepts such as the Model-View-Controller architectural pattern, and then work your way toward advanced topics. The authors demonstrate ASP.NET MVC 4 best practices and techniques by building a sample online auction site ("EBuy") throughout the book.

  • Learn the similarities between ASP.NET MVC 4 and Web Forms
  • Use Entity Framework to create and maintain an application database
  • Create rich web applications, using jQuery for client-side development
  • Incorporate AJAX techniques into your web applications
  • Learn how to create and expose ASP.NET Web API services
  • Deliver a rich and consistent experience for mobile devices
  • Apply techniques for error handling, automated testing, and build automation
  • Use various options to deploy your ASP.NET MVC 4 application
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781449321949
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/14/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 492
  • Sales rank: 580,241
  • File size: 9 MB

Meet the Author

Jess Chadwick is an independent software consultant specializing in web technologies. He has over a decade of development experience ranging from embedded devices in start-ups to enterprise-scale web farms at Fortune 500s. He is an ASPInsider, Microsoft MVP in ASP.NET and is an avid community member, frequently delivering technical presentations as well as leading the NJDOTNET Central New Jersey .NET user group. Jess lives in the Philadelphia, PA area with his wonderful wife, baby daughter, and black lab.

Todd Snyder is a Software Architect, Consultant and Speaker who specialized in N-Tier and Web Application development on the Microsoft Platform, he has over 18+ years experiences and currently works At Infragistics as a Principal Consultant helping customers achieve success.

Architect and RIA Specialist

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Table of Contents

Preface

Up and Running

Chapter 1: Fundamentals of ASP.NET MVC

Chapter 2: ASP.NET MVC for Web Forms Developers

Chapter 3: Working with Data

Chapter 4: Client-Side Development

Going to the Next Level

Chapter 5: Web Application Architecture

Chapter 6: Enhancing Your Site with AJAX

Chapter 7: The ASP.NET Web API

Chapter 8: Advanced Data

Chapter 9: Security

Chapter 10: Mobile Web Development

Going Above and Beyond

Chapter 11: Parallel, Asynchronous, and Real-Time Data Operations

Chapter 12: Caching

Chapter 13: Client-Side Optimization Techniques

Chapter 14: Advanced Routing

Chapter 15: Reusable UI Components

Quality Control

Chapter 16: Logging

Chapter 17: Automated Testing

Chapter 18: Build Automation

Going Live

Chapter 19: Deployment

Appendixes

ASP.NET MVC and Web Forms Integration

Leveraging NuGet as a Platform

Best Practices

Cross-Reference: Targeted Topics, Features, and Scenarios

Index

Colophon

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  • Posted February 12, 2013

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    This book covers everything you need to know about MVC 4. it sta

    This book covers everything you need to know about MVC 4. it starts off with 
    an introduction of MVC - what each stands for. It tells you how to install ASP .Net 4 and creating
    Projects in Visual Studio, Routing in MVC, Model Binding, Action Filters, Razor syntax for the view,
    Partial Views, HTML Helpers etc. For client side techniques the book covers about JQuery, Javascript,
    Event, Validation, AJAX calls etc.

    Chapter 7 covers the Web API, Chapter 10 covers Mobile Web Development, Chapter 11 covers Asynchronous COntrollers,
    Caching etc.

    This book is easier to read and very understandable. It covers lot of theory and provides a solid
    understanding and design behind ASP .Net 4.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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