History of ASP.NET MVC Framework

Introduction to ASP.NET MVC:


Microsoft had introduced ASP.NET MVC in .Net 3.5 and then many features have been added. ASP.NET MVC(Model-View-Controller) is a Web Application Framework. MVC is highly testable open source framework. Here we will discuss released version history of ASP.NET MVC Framework.

History of ASP.NET MVC

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ASP.NET MVC 1:


  • The first version of ASP.NET MVC  was Released on March 13, 2009
  • Visual studio 2008 Provide support to develop ASP.NET MVC Application and Runs on .NET 3.5
  • Concepts of HTML Helpers

ASP.NET MVC 2 :


  • The second Version of ASP.NET MVC was released on March 10, 2010.
  • Visual Studio 2008 and 2010 with improved tool Support to develop ASP.NET MVC 2 Application. Its runs on .NET 3.5 & 4.0.
  • Support for Partitioning a large application into Areas.
  • Many Helper methods HTML helpers, Asynchronous controllers and Concept of scaffolding.

ASP.NET MVC 3:


  • The Third Version of ASP.NET MVC  was released on January 13, 2011.
  • Visual Studio includes code colorization for Razor syntax in MVC 3 application.
  • Included new HTML 5 project templates.
  • .NET MVC3 Application supports for one or more view engine

ASP.NET MVC 4:


  • .NET MVC 4 was released on August 15, 2012
  • MVC 4 application runs on .NET 4.0 & 4.5
  • Enhanced Support for asynchronous method
  • Lot of new features to support mobile application

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ASP.NET MVC 5:


  •  ASP.NET MVC 5 was released on January 13, 2011.
  • Runs ASP.NET MVC 5 Application on .Net 4.5, 4.5.1 and with Visual Studio 2013
  • A lot of New Features added in asp.net mvc5.These are,
  1. One Asp.Net
  2. .Net Identity
  3. New Scaffolding
  4. Bootstrap Support

ASP.NET MVC 6:


  • In order to support the web applications and services, a many numbers of changes have been made in MVC
    6. MVC 6 is a cross-platform application works on cloud and on-premises
  • .NET MVC and Web API have been merged.
  • Many features introduced in ASP.NET MVC 6.
  1. Cloud Optimization
  2. Tag Helpers
  3. Olx and Linux Support
  4. No more Web Forms

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