ASP.Net MVC Tutorial

What is ASP.Net MVC?

ASP.Net MVC is a framework which follows Model View Controller (MVC) architecture.

MVC stands for Model View and Controller. Originally, it was Thing-Model-View-Editor and later known as Model View Controller.

MVC is an architectural pattern that isolates an application into three primary logical segments: the model, the view, and the controller. Every one of these parts are worked to deal with explicit improvement parts of an application. MVC is perhaps the most oftentimes utilized industry-standard web improvement structure to make adaptable and extensible software applications.

You may use the MVC pattern in Java, C++, C#, and other languages as well.
The first version of MVC, MVC 1 was released in the year 2009, since then Microsoft released 5 major versions of ASP.Net MVC and now Core MVC 1.0 and Core MVC 2.0 has been introduced.

What are 3 main building blocks of ASP.Net MVC?

Model, View and Controller are 3 major elements of ASP.Net MVC.

Let’s understand Model, View, and Controller one by one in this blog.

View is equivalent to ASPX or HTML page which is responsible for presenting UI section of the application. All form controls used in MVC based application are available in View components of MVC application.

Controller is like the code behind in traditional ASP.Net application.  The very first request comes to the controller only. It acts like an interface between model and view components and processes the business logic and handle all incoming requests. In general a user raises an HTTP request and controller handles this request.

Model is the middleware in the MVC pattern. Model is responsible for all data related tasks. A normal C# class is used to represent model in MVC.

ASP.Net MVC 5 Intro

ASP.Net MVC 5 was released in the year 2013 along with Visual Studio 2013.

Highlights of MVC 5

  1. ASP.Net Identity
  2. Bootstrap Template
  3. Attribute Routing
  4. Authentication Filters
  5. ASP.Net Scaffolding
  6. Filter Overrides

Software Requirements to learn MVC 5

OS – Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows Server 2008/2012
IDE – Visual Studio 2013 and above 

Is MVC easy or difficult?

ASP.Net MVC isn’t all difficult. It is simple compared with Framework of some other programming languages. Anyway you need to have good understanding of C#.

Why MVC is popular?

Today, MVC is famous among different programming languages, for example, ASP.Net, Java, Python, Ruby, PHP, but MVC model is generally used for a web application development with framework. Today ASP.Net is widely used as a powerful development framework system for building web applications using the MVC design pattern.

Is MVC a front-end or backend technology?

MVC is suitable for front-end and backend both. It works well with database and code is written in C# language.

View in MVC is similar to HTML or UI presentation. The view page has extension .cshtml

ASP.Net Core MVC

ASP.Net Core MVC is a new development framework provided by Microsoft.
Microsoft introduces ASP.Net Core MVC in the year 2016. The main purpose of introducing Core MVC is to make it platform-independent. Core MVC is lightweight and as a result, it is faster than older versions of MVC.
Here you will find the tutorial on ASP.Net Core MVC as well.

Software Requirements to run ASP.Net Core MVC

OS – Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server 2008/2012/2016
IDE – Visual Studio 2015 and Visual Studio 2017 

In this ASP.Net MVC Tutorials, you will find basic to intermediate level topics. All topics covered within this tutorial are in easy and simple language. 
To complete this tutorials you need  Visual Studio 2013 and above, ASP.Net framework 4.5 and above, C# and SQL Server 2008 and above.

Step by Step ASP.Net MVC Tutorial

Follow below link to learn all topics in this MVC Tutorial. All the topics explained in this tutorial are in simple and easy language. Also, code snippet is available for better explanation wherever required.

MVC Tutorial

Basics of ASP.Net Core MVC

Dot Net Core MVC