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What is WebMatrix?

Agile web development with WebMatrix…

Developing with ASP.NET has the following flavors:

ASP.NET

  • ASP.NET Web Pages (simple, fast, light)
  • ASP.NET Web Forms (10 yr history)
  • ASP.NET MVC (powerful, flexible, agile, strong architecture)

Developer Tools

WebMatrix

Webmatrix is the all-in-one web editor for ASP.NET that complements Visual Studio.

  • simple
  • fast
  • light weight
  • supports ASP.NET, PHP, MySQL 
  • create, customize, publish
  • parts of web matrix
    • Dev tools
    • Web Server
    • Database (SQL Server Express, File based database)
  • Scenarios
    • create something from scratch
    • create from folder
    • create from OpenSource app
  • Razor – new powerful view engine
  • Razor can be extended with helpers
    • @Facebook.LikeButton() – you don’t need to learn the APIs of Facebook
    • Paypal - @SimplePay.Execute(to: <>, amount<>, from:<>)
    • grid, facebook, paypal, twitter, wufoo (form builder), templatemonster.com…
  • Razor landing page – mysites, sites from gallery, site from template, site from folder
  • to go to admin page go to _admin
  • Admin page takes you to the package manager

Visual Studio

  • powerful
  • flexible
  • integrated

Nice msdn article here

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