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Adding mobile support for MVC4 Web Applications

A few years ago, mobile web sites were more of an after-thought for many developers unless you were involved in developing apps specifically targeted for mobile devices. I was surprised to read on wiki that it was only March 2010 when Apple began taking pre-orders for the iPad. What a different landscape we have seen since. Desktops, Tablet and Mobile support are now a major design goal for any site that needs a broad reach and this is only set to increase.


 


This article will demonstrate how MVC4, almost out of the box allows us to deliver views that cater for specific mobile devices and keep the code base shared as much as possible, creating mobile friendly web applications. Read complete article...

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