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Which books we recommend for learning about testing and testable patterns in ASP.NET MVC applications.

  1. Dependency Injection in .NET

    Dependency Injection in .NET presents core DI patterns in plain C# so you'll fully understand how DI works, covers integration with standard Microsoft technologies like ASP.NET MVC, and teaches you to use DI frameworks like Structure Map, Castle Windsor, and Unity.

  2. The Art of Unit Testing: With Examples in .Net

    by Roy Osherove. The Art of Unit Testing builds on top of what's already been written about this important topic. It guides you step by step from simple tests to tests that are maintainable, readable, and trustworthy. It covers advanced subjects like mocks, stubs, and frameworks such as Typemock Isolator and Rhino Mocks. And you'll learn about advanced test patterns and organization, working with legacy code and even untestable code. The book discusses tools you need when testing databases and other technologies. It's written for .NET developers but others will also benefit from this book.

  3. Professional ASP.NET MVC 3

    by Jon Galloway, Phil Haack, Brad Wilson, K.Scott Allen. This in-depth book shows you step by step how to use MVC 3.0. Written by top ASP.NET MVC experts at Microsoft, the latest edition of this popular book covers new and updated features such as the new View engine, Razor, NuGet, and much more. The book's practical tutorials reinforce concepts and allow you create real-world applications. Topics include controllers and actions, forms and HTML helpers, Ajax, unit testing, and much more.

  4. Test-Drive ASP.NET MVC

    by Jonathan McCracken. This book uses a test-driven development (TDD) approach to the features of ASP.NET MVC. You'll get hands-on experience building and deploying a time-management web application from start to finish. From building your first page, to data access, to integrating with web services such as Blogger.com, Test Drive ASP.NET MVC guides you step by step. You'll come away with a complete understanding of web services and data access, and you'll learn how to test each component so that your code is bug-free and maintainable from the start. You'll see how to handle security, logging, and error handling. Then, you'll protect your site with ASP.NET MVC's advanced security features.

  5. Pro ASP.NET MVC 3 Framework

    by Steven Sanderson, Adam Freeman. The ASP.NET MVC 3 Framework is the latest evolution of Microsoft’s ASP.NET web platform. It provides a high-productivity programming model that promotes cleaner code architecture, test-driven development, and powerful extensibility, combined with all the benefits of ASP.NET 4.

ASP.NET MVC Books

Microsoft's Jon Galloway recommends these books for learning ASP.NET MVC:

Pro ASP.NET MVC 4

Pro ASP.NET MVC 4

by Adam Freeman

Professional ASP.NET MVC 4

Professional ASP.NET MVC 4

by Jon Galloway, Phil Haack, Brad Wilson, K. Scott Allen