This is the first in a series of blog posts I’m doing on the upcoming ASP.NET MVC 2 release. This blog post covers the new strongly-typed HTML helpers added with ASP.NET MVC 2.
Existing HTML Helper Methods
ASP.NET MVC 1 shipped with a set of HTML helper methods that can be used within view templates to help with the generation of HTML UI. For example, to output a textbox you could write code (within your .aspx view template) using the Html.TextBox() helper method below.... (more)