ASP.NET MVC 3 Project Templates - Razor Support and Empty Templates

ASP.NET Team Blog
31 January 2011
Update: Watch the webinar video that shows DevExpress with ASP.NET MVC 3 Razor View Engine.

Check out these new DevExpress ASP.NET MVC 3 project templates that make using the DevExpress MVC Extensions easy with ASP.NET MVC 3:

DevExpress ASP.NET MVC 3 Project Templates

4 New Project Templates for C# and VB.NET

ASP.NET MVC 3 introduces a new view engine called Razor which the DevExpress MVC Extensions already support.

The new view engine means you can choose between the WebForms engine or the new Razor engine.

Project templates in CSharp and VB.NET for both engines are available to you to create DevExpress MVC web projects.

Two new projects templates for ASP.NET MVC are available.

Hybrid Empty Project Template

Visual Studio 2010 allows you to create either a new empty web project or one with a basic layout and login capabilities. And it provides a lot of other project template types too.

Because we didn't want to include too many new project templates, our new MVC 3 project templates are a compromise between the full and empty VS2010 project templates.

Here's what the new project template looks like:

DevExpress ASP.NET MVC 3 Project Templates - Layout

In the new project template, there is:

  • one master page
  • one empty view page (Index)
  • one Home controller with an action for the Index view
  • and no Login functionality (like our previous project template)

Of course, all of the necessary scripts, style sheets and references are added for you to use DevExpress MVC Extensions. This makes it easier for you to start with a clean MVC 3 web project to use DevExpress MVC Extensions.

Available In v2010.2.5

These new project templates are available starting with minor release DXperience v2010.2.5.

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