ASP.NET MVC3 Vs MVC4 Vs MVC5

By | February 11, 2014

In this ASP.NET MVC tutorial, we will have a quick look into new and important features introduced in major versions of Microsoft ASP.NET MVC starting from MVC 3 to MVC 5 (the latest one so far).

 

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MVC3 Vs MVC4 Vs MVC5

ASP.NET MVC 3

  • New Project Templates having support for HTML 5 and CSS 3.
  • Improved Model validation.
  • Razor View Engine introduced with a bundle of new features.
  • Having support for Multiple View Engines i.e. Web Forms view engine, Razor or open source.
  • Controller improvements like ViewBag property and ActionResults Types etc.
  • Unobtrusive JavaScript approach.
  • Improved Dependency Injection with new IDependencyResolver.
  • Partial page output caching.

ASP.NET MVC 4

  • ASP.NET Web API, a framework that simplifies the creation of HTTP services and serving a wide range of clients. Follow to create your first ASP.NET Web API service.
  • Adaptive rendering and other look-n-feel improvements to Default Project Templates.
  • A truly Empty Project Template.
  • Based on jQuery Mobile, new Mobile Project Template introduced.
  • Support for adding controller to other project folders also.
  • Task Support for Asynchronous Controllers.
  • Controlling Bundling and Minification through web.config.
  • Support for OAuth and OpenID logins using DotNetOpenAuth library.
  • Support for Windows Azure SDK 1.6 and new releases.

ASP.NET MVC 5

  • Bootstrap replaced the default MVC template.
  • ASP.NET Identity for authentication and identity management.
  • Authentication Filters for authenticating user by custom or third-party authentication provider.
  • With the help of Filter overrides, we can now override filters on a method or controller.
  • Attribute Routing is now integrated into MVC 5.
Hopefully, this article will help you in comparing core features of ASP.NET MVC in different versions.

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