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Performance

Resources for optimizing performance of ASP.NET MVC applications.

  1. Using Asynchronous Methods in ASP.NET MVC 4

    By Rick Anderson|

    This tutorial will teach you the basics of building an asynchronous ASP.NET MVC Web application using Visual Studio Express 2012 for Web , which is a free version of Microsoft Visual Studio. You ca...

  2. Profile and debug your ASP.NET MVC app with Glimpse

    By Rick Anderson|

    Glimpse is a thriving and growing family of open source NuGet packages that provides detailed performance, debugging and diagnostic information for ASP.NET apps. It's trivial to install, lightweigh...

  3. Bundling and Minification

    By Rick Anderson|

    Bundling and minification are two techniques you can use in ASP.NET 4.5 to improve request load time. Bundling and minification improves load time by reducing the number of requests to the server a...

  4. MVC Recommended Resources

    By Rick Anderson|

    Links to documentation resources about ASP.NET MVC.

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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