Use AngularJS to learn the basics of MVC

Nowadays, there are many new technologies in the world, so there may be some confusion as to which ones are available and which is the best technology to build our applications.

Most of the time, programmers will build their applications in MVC, because MVC (Model-View-Controller) is loosely coupled and we can reuse the structure of the pattern.

ASP.NET MVC with WEB API is most suitable for server-side technology. We can reuse the same service for other communication devices (mobile devices, iPad, etc.), and the Web API will be hosted in IIS separately. It will increase the performance of the server.

Angular JS is best for the client. We can use rapid development, which is very useful for data binding because it uses the RESTful protocol.

Why should we use MVC?

ASP.NET MVC provides you with a powerful and pattern-based way to build dynamic websites, allowing you to fully control the markup for a pleasant development experience.

The Model-View-Controller (MVC) architecture pattern divides the application into three main components.


Models are usually used for business objects. It will directly manage data, logic and application rules.


This is a user interface that shows the output of the operation.


The controller is the core of the application. It accepts input and converts it into a model or view command.

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Features of ASP.NET MVC

  • Web API supports MVC framework built by RESTful.
  • We can use NuGet to install jQuery, AngularJS, etc.
  • We can write the asynchronous operation method as a single method, which returns an object of the task.
  • The routing module is responsible for mapping specific controller actions.

Why should we use AngularJS?

AngularJS is an open source scripting language. It will work based on the Model-View-Controller pattern and the latest client Java.

One of the biggest advantages of data binding is that whenever the model changes, it will automatically change the value of the view and update the model when the view changes. This is called two-way binding.

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Features of AngularJS

  • Two-way data binding.
  • Use and support the MVC design pattern.
  • Support routing, just like a single page application.
  • Support RESTful services.
  • Dependency injection.

Why should we use AngularJS in MVC?

Both ASP.NET MVC and AngularJS are compatible with the MVC pattern, and there are many projects that can be used together. This is great because your MVC server-side code provides JSON results for Angular client calls .

In addition, you can use the MVC controller to control the HTML view or Razor view in the application. This provides you with authorization, redirection, error handling and other functions.

How to configure Angular JS in MVC

Open Visual Studio 2015 and click => File => New => ASP.NET Web Application. Select the project type => select the Web API project, open a project solution, right-click the above project and select Manage NuGet package, click the browse tab and search for AngularJS, we must download AngularJS, AngularJS.Core and AngularJS.Route files, the download is complete Later, these file paths will be displayed in the output window.

Add a new folder and create a new Java file as Ng.Module.js

After the download is complete, these file paths will be displayed in the output window.

Add a new folder and create a new Java file as Ng.Module.js

Open the Index.cshtml page and write the code of ng-controller, as shown below.

<div class=”row” ng-controller=”HomeController”>

<div class=”col-md-4 btn-success”> {{Testname}} </div>

<div class=”col-md-4 btn-primary”> {{Test}} </div>

<div class=”col-md-4 btn-danger”> {{happy}} </div>


Link the AngularJS files in _layout.cshtml page




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