The release of Visual Studio 2013 has unified the experience of using ASP.NET technologies. ASP.NET MVC 5 is the latest version developed with suggestions and contributions from the .NET community. ASP.NET MVC 5 comes along with the official release of Visual Studio 2013.
What’s with Visual Studio 2013?
Visual Studio 2013 offers a free web development environment for developing and testing next-generation standards-based web applications and services. It includes many productivity features like statement completion and IntelliSense, thus facilitating more work and less hunting for methods. It also includes powerful debugging features that enable developers to step through the codes and explore variables and data within it, fix bugs, and deploy the application. One can even step through line-by-line and get a look at what the application is doing.
What showcases ASP.NET MVC 5? With ‘One ASP.NET’ a project creation wizard in MVC 5, it is possible to choose a project template and configure the authentication at the same time. Also, the seamless integration of the Web MVC project template with the new One ASP.NET is one of its kind experience. Bootstrap Framework has been made more user-friendly and customizable. It’s ideal for mobile devices because of its fast layout integration and responsiveness. ASP.NET identity has been introduced which can be used for authentication and identity management. Also, a new kind of filter called Authentication filter is introduced to authenticate users by custom or third-party authentication providers.? In MVC 5 it’s now possible to override filters by providing an action method or controller by specifying an override filter. Attribute routing is also integrated into MVC 5 which allows for specific routes by annotating actions and controllers.
Visual Studio 2013 on ASP.NET MVC 5 is a culmination of a dynamic ecosystem filled with components that empower the application with millions of lines of open source code to use, read and learn from.