ASP.NET MVC 5.2.3, Web Pages 3.2.3 and Web API 5.2.3 Release

While the MVC team is working hard on MVC 6 as part of the ASP.NET 5 effort, we also keep working on the 5.x packages. Today we are releasing ASP.NET MVC 5.2.3, Web Pages 5.2.3 and Web API 5.2.3. This release addresses 13 issues. Here is the full list. Highlight of issues fixed Web API… Read more

Making It Better: Updates for ASP.NET 5 in Visual Studio 2015 CTP 5

It’s been about two months since we released the first beta of ASP.NET 5, and today we happy to announce that ASP.NET 5 Beta2 is available. For developers using Visual Studio, you’ll find great new tools to support and enhance your development process.  All ASP.NET developers will be able to take advantage of a new… Read more

Announcing Microsoft.ASPNET.Facebook 1.1 RTM

The NuGet packages for Microsoft.ASPNET.Facebook 1.1 are now live on the NuGet gallery! Download this release You can install or update the NuGet packages for Microsoft.ASPNET.Facebook 1.1 using the NuGet Package Manager Console, like this: Install-Package Microsoft.AspNet.Facebook –Version 1.1.0 What’s in this release? In this release, we enabled better support for the Safari browser and… Read more

Announcing the Release of Web API OData 5.3

The NuGet packages for ASP.NET Web API OData 5.3 are now live on the NuGet gallery! Download this release You can install or update the NuGet packages for ASP.NET Web API OData 5.3 using the NuGet Package Manager Console, like this: Install-Package Microsoft.AspNet.OData -Version 5.3.0 Install-Package Microsoft.AspNet.WebApi.OData -Version 5.3.0 What’s in this release? This release… Read more

Announcing Microsoft.AspNet.Facebook 1.1 beta

This past June we released the first version of the Microsoft.AspNet.Facebook NuGet package and the corresponding Visual Studio template. Today we released an update to this package: Microsoft.AspNet.Facebook 1.1 beta. In this release, we enabled better support for the Safari browser and added a new feature that gives developers the ability to add custom logic… Read more

Announcing the Release Candidates for Web API OData 5.3

The release candidate NuGet packages for ASP.NET Web API OData 5.3 are now live on the NuGet gallery! Download this release You can install or update the release candidate NuGet packages for ASP.NET Web API OData 5.3 using the NuGet Package Manager Console, like this: Install-Package Microsoft.AspNet.OData -Version 5.3.0-rc -Pre Install-Package Microsoft.AspNet.WebApi.OData -Version 5.3.0-rc -Pre… Read more

Updating the MVC Facebook API

Over the past several months Facebook made changes to their application development APIs that were incompatible with the MVC Facebook support. We have been working on updates while the Facebook API kept evolving, and on 4/30/2014 Facebook announced a two-year stability guarantee. This was a fantastic announcement because this ensured a similar stability for ASP.NET… Read more

Release Candidates for ASP.NET MVC 5.2, Web API 2.2 and Web Pages 3.2

The release candidate NuGet packages for ASP.NET MVC 5.2, ASP.NET Web API 2.2 and ASP.NET Web Pages 3.2 are now live on the NuGet gallery! Download this release You can install or update the release candidate NuGet packages for ASP.NET MVC 5.2, ASP.NET Web API 2.2 and ASP.NET Web Pages 3.2 using the NuGet Package… Read more

ASP.NET MVC 5 Lifecycle Document Published

Fresh out of the oven is a PDF document that charts the lifecycle of every ASP.NET MVC 5 application. Many of you have requested this document over the years and we’re glad to finally put it in your hands now. You will find the PDF document very similar to the ASP.NET application lifecycle topic in… Read more

Attribute Routing in ASP.NET MVC 5

Routing is how ASP.NET MVC matches a URI to an action. MVC 5 supports a new type of routing, called attribute routing. As the name implies, attribute routing uses attributes to define routes. Attribute routing gives you more control over the URIs in your web application. The earlier style of routing, called convention-based routing, is… Read more