In this two-part series, you will learn how to a typical front end of an e-commerce system using the great Microsoft ASP.NET MVC 1.0 framework.
In the first part, we will focus upon the following points:
- system design
- functionality design
- architecture design and
- database design etc…
In the second part, we will discuss the detailed coding related things.
With the rapid development of Internet, online book sales, as a typical example of the development of Web e-commerce systems, have been deeply mixed up with people’s daily life. Staying at home, people can choose to buy their own favorite variety of books, which greatly shortens the buying time and improves efficiency. Across time and spatial constraints to business circulation, online book sales system has not only brought great changes in commercial circulation, but also brought conveniences to consumers.
Based on the famous MVC design pattern, Microsoft ASP.NET MVC provides a design framework and technical foundation for creating web applications under the .NET platform. It is a lightweight, highly testable framework, which combines the existing excellent ASP.NET characteristics (such as the Master pages, etc.).
It is worth noting that ASP.NET MVC framework has greatly simplified the complex part of programming inside the ASP.NET Web forms solution; and, at the same time, whether the strength or flexibility are concerned, they are not inferior to the latter at all.
In this two-part series, we will construct a client side of an online book sales system using the ASP.NET MVC framework.