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I want to learn ASP.NET MVC. I have a solid background in asp.net web forms. Are there any resources that you can recommend to help me make the change? I'm ideally looking for videos which touch on the design decisions as well as the actual coding. Microsofts resources seem a little focused on the beginner.

Is there a resource out there that's the de-facto standard for describing best practices, design methodologies, and other helpful information on ASP.NET MVC ? What about that resource makes it special?

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Is this MVC or ASP.net-MVC question (because of the tag, asp.net-mvc has its own tag while mvc tag is for MVC as an implementation-agnostic architectural pattern)? –  herby Dec 11 '11 at 19:32
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I am a big fan of Steve Sanderson's MVC books. The one for MVC3 is Pro ASP.NET MVC Framework.

There is some newbie stuff in there, but imo is much more advanced than the Wrox book put out by Haack, Wilson, et al. If you already know web forms, Steve talks through the differences.

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The learning resources on MSDN are less beginner focused than the ASP.NET site.

Check out this frequently updated page.

Personally, I also like http://iwantmymvc.com/ for examples and tutorials.

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