Difference between Asp.Net WebForm VS Asp.Net MVC and Why Asp.Net MVC is better

Posted By : Bipul Kumar Tiwari,

ASP.NET Web Forms and MVC are two web frameworks developed by Microsoft. ASP.NET MVC is not replacing ASP.NET WebForms. Both these development models exist and can be used to develop ASP.NET applications.

Difference between Asp.Net WebForm VS Asp.Net MVC

ASP.NET WebForms Asp.Net MVC
ASP.NET Web Forms uses Page controller pattern approach for rendering layout. In this approach, every page has it’s own controller i.e. code-behind file that processes the request. ASP.NET MVC uses Front Controller approach. That approach means ,a common controller for all pages, processes the requests.
Asp.Net Web Form supports view state for state management at client side. ASP.NET MVC approach is stateless as that of the web. So here no concept of viewstate.
Asp.Net Web Form has file-based URLs means file name exist in the URLs must have its physically existence Asp.Net MVC has route-based URLs means URLs are divided into controllers and actions and moreover it is based on controller not on physical file
No separation of concerns. Web Forms(ASPX) i.e. views are tightly coupled to Code behind(ASPX.CS) i.e. logic. Very clean separation of concerns. View and Controller are neatly separate.
ASP.NET WebForms model follows a Page Life cycle No Page Life cycle like WebForms. Request cycle is simple in ASP.NET MVC model.
Asp.Net Web Form has built-in data controls and best for rapid development with powerful data access Asp.Net MVC is lightweight, provide full control over markup and support many features that allow fast & agile development. Hence it is best for developing interactive web application with latest web standards.
In ASP.NET Web Forms, minimal knowledge of HTML, JavaScript and CSS is required. In MVC, detailed knowledge of HTML, JavaScript and CSS is required.

Problems with Asp.Net Web Forms:

So when ASP.NET Webform was so successful, why Microsoft thought of creating ASP.NET MVC.The main problem with ASP.NET Webform is :

Asp.Net Web Forms problems resolved with ASP.NET MVC:

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