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Old June 16th, 2011, 01:26 PM
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I agree with you on the value of the series overall.

There is a detailed chapter in the Nick Berardi Wrox MVC book on choosing between MVC and WebForms, which I believe is actually re-posted on his blog (, so it's free for the reading. There are also some resources at the website

Keep in mind that I don't agree 100% with everything that Nick wrote, but that being said, there are still some excellent insights in there.

I believe there are only 2 main reasons one might want/need to stay with WebForms. One is organizational inertia, which you already addressed. The other is if one lacks knowledge of HTTP, HTML and CSS. You really do need a solid grasp on that stuff to work effectively with MVC, as you don't have server controls or postbacks to rely on.
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