DevExpress MVC Extensions support ASP.NET MVC 4

24 October 2012

DevExpress ASP.NET MVC Extensions have supported ASP.NET MVC 4 since we released DXperience v2012.1 in June 2012. Here's short background:

- v2011.2:  Initial support for MVC 4
- v2011.2 minor updates:  we polished this functionality
- v2012.1: provides true MVC 4 support

New MVC 4 Projects

To make it easier for you to use DevExpress MVC extensions with ASP.NET MVC 4, you can use the following two methods:

1. Create a new MVC 4 project using Microsoft file templates then add and enable DevExpress MVC extensions to this project.

2. Or you can use the DevExpress File Templates (for mobile tablets too):

DevExpress ASP.NET MVC File Template

When you select the "DXperience ASP.NET MVC Web Application" template, it will bring up this wizard which allows to choose your MVC version:

DevExpress ASP.NET MVC Project Wizard

 

Read the "MVC Web Application Template" help topic which describes the MVC file template, wizard, and project structure.

 

Converting MVC 3 to MVC 4

If you have an existing ASP.NET MVC 3 project that uses DevExpress MVC extensions and would like to upgrade it to use ASP.NET MVC 4 then please take a look at the following links:

- Microsoft Whitepaper: http://www.asp.net/whitepapers/mvc4-release-notes#_Toc303253806
- DevExpress knowledgebase article: http://www.devexpress.com/Support/Center/Question/Details/KA18612

 

If you face any issues in upgrading, then please contact the excellent DevExpress support team and they can help you. Thanks!

 

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2 comment(s)
James S K Makumbi

Great job as usual. Can we have a tutorial play list on youtube for ASP .Net MVC Extensions like there is for Grids and Frameworks? Thanks again

24 October, 2012
Qu Zhenliu

use mvc4

29 November, 2012

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