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Investment proof Backbone to MVC is routing. URL rewriting and routing difference?

Because it is GET enabled, it is REST enabled, SEO supported Static table is provided by MVC called RouteTable. RoutingReistry. ASP.NET adds an entry to this registry Routes is a static property on RouteTable static class. Routing APIs support is given only in IIS7 and upwards. Representational State Trasfer. A mechanism of accessing resources from server a s a URL. You can unit test the controller itself. MVC is unit testable. UI components can also be unit tested. With MVC there is better control over HTML rendered to the browser. Thus can be optimized for browsers. Easy to leverage HTML 5 JQuery, YUI, AmazonUI JQuery will be used for Ajax from client side in MVC There is no concept like controls. There is no events or viewstate in MVC. There is no life cycle. Partial View is the equivalent for re-usable components. A layout page is similar to the master page. The names have changed because you will apply the old things also the same way in the new MVC approach. There is a method called RenderHTML (provide partial view) A layout has to be chosen at runtime. That way we can change the layout based on geographics There are options to create layout and content pages Support for strongly typed views. If the view is aware of the model, then it is called Strongly Typed View support HTMLHelpers are to be used as much as possible. We can extend them also AjaxHelper, URLHelper are supported by MVC Non-functional capabilities can be added to the controllers using filters All UI validations should be done outside of the controller. ASP.NET MVC supports 4 types of filter. Before the action is executed, after -> Action Filters Before the result is processed, after -> Result Filter Exception Filter Authorization Filter

Filters implement chain of responsibility pattern. In what ever order the filter s are added, thay are executed in the same order. This is like a pipe line based processing. One's out put is the input to other Logging is supported in Action Filter Security Support - Membership and Role provider can be leveraged for authenticat ion and authorization in MVC A controller checks the validity of the model using IsModelValid Model validation support. Server side/ Client side ValueProvider, Model Binder, RouteData, FormInput Data, SOAP components are used for preparing the model from request object. We can come with a provider for preparing the model also Able to extend anything. Customization is easy. Plugability is easy We can also write our own view engine. By default MVC uses reflection to create an instance of the controller. We can b uild our own controller factory MVC controller is stateles (no session) C# 4.0 uses a new feature called "Dynamic". In this compiler does not infer the type during compilation. ViewData is a dictionary that can be used in controller and view. ViewBag is the new data dictionary given in MVC 3 ViewBag.Name = "ABCD". This is the way to use it. For every request ViewData or viewbag Context is created. that means viewdata di ctionary is created. If a controller's action redirects to another controller and another action, the n the view data or viewbag created by the first controller is lost. TempData is a new feature with MVC3. This uses the session itself but the object is marked for deletion when the data is retrieved. There is a provison to keep the data. This has to be done explicitly. Need to research. You can customize this tempdata using customdataprovider. MVC 3 takes advantage of Dependency Injection and IoC using a component called D ependency Resolver. This is required because if a controller has to be passed a certain type (like Interface) then there should be some way to associate the i nterface implementing class which is done by IoC. ChildAction - Calling a controller from a view is called ChildAction ChildActionOutput Cacheing is supported by MVC3. This is the fragment cacheing. That means part of the output from a view can be cached. MVC3 has a new type of validation called RemoteValidation. In this a JQuery is s ent to the client which will call the server side controller's action method. Ex. To test if the customer id entered by the user exists in the database or not . (This is JQuery enabled server side validation) There is a new concept called ModelMetaData provider in MVC3. This supports addi ng dynamic extra information to models.

MVC3 provides a new library called Anti XSS Library. In this you can only encode the javascript/vbscript / HTML Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF): Example. Take the form information (where the submit happens) from some other site and create a small JS code and submit it in a loop. This can be prevented in MVC3 ba sed on tokens. AntiForgeryToken is a new feature in MVC3 to prevent CSRF (Cross Site Request Fo rgery attacks). GlobalFilters Filter provider. This helps to add general purpose filter to all c ontroller actions. GlobalFilters are available in global.asax.cs file inside RegisterGlobalFilters method FilterProvider support to choose filters at runtime. NuGet is a new feature in MVC3. This can get updated version of the components. NuGet deployment support is provided with MVC3. Front controller calls the controller activator which uses reflection to create an instance of our controller by passing the context of the request object. _ViewStart.cshtml has all the details about how to apply the default layout for all the views By Default razor views are compiled into classes that inherit from System.Web.Mv c.WebViewPage. This is visible from web.config located inside views folder _Layout.cshtml file has the layout to follow for all the view pages. Error.cshtm l is used for displaying any errors that occure during page execution Packages.config: This file is located at the project level. When ever we aded NuGet reference then that entry is added in the packages.confi g file. If your class is inheriting from IController, then it is called CustomController . Or it can inherit from controller class All the public non-static methods in the controller are callable from the browse r. If you want a public method but cannot be called then it has to be decorated with [NonAction] If we add the attribute ActionName = "ABCD" to a public non static method inside a controller class, then that method has to be called as ABCD only and not the exact method name. There are two types of action result. (1) ViewResult (2) Non-ViewResult. Produci ng JSON output is a non view result

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scafolding - to be understood Best practices How to have sub folders inside areas. One way is to remove the constraint inside the web.config urlhelper htmlhelper ajaxhelper viewhelper Filters are used for adding non-functional features like Authorization, security , logging etc. MVC supports 4 types of filters. 1. Before the action is executed 2. Post the action has occurred Action Filters Result Filters Exception Filters Authorization Filters Filters implement the chain of responsibility pattern To support logging we have to use Action Filter. Membership provider and Role provider can be leveraged as is in ASP.NET MVC ValueProvider, ModelBinder -- These components are used for preparing the model from the collection Asynchronous Controllers are like ajax on the server side. They give back the as p.net thread and works in the background thread ModelMetaData - This is like adding additional information like validation to th e model class ViewTemplate for the models ChildAction is for displaying some other controller's action method in another c ontrollers's view Output and fragment cacheing are supported in controllers and actions Cross Site scripting/ simplified html encoding web.config transformations How would deploy a MVC application Unique features of MVC 3 ----------------------Razor view Session Stateless controller Dynamic programming - Compiler does not worry about the type ViewBag is a dynamic object TempData - When the data is read from this structure, then the data is deleted.

For performing ChildAction, we can save the data from controller1, action1 and access it in controller2, action2 Custom TempData provider Dependency Resolver will be used with IoC and Dependency Injection Fragment cacheing is supported. It is called ChildAction Output cacheing support Remote Validation -- To generate some JQuery that would call some other controll er's action (Ajax enabled server side validation) ModelMetaData Provider Anti XSS Library (Encode only vbscript, only javascript etc.) Global Filters Filter Provider - This would apply to all the controllers' action s Filter Providers support to choose filtes at runtime nuGet Support (minifier is a package for js minification) ControllerActivator -- Uses reflection to create our controller. This passes a c ontext called controllercontext as a property. So we can call this in out controller like this.Context.Current etc.