How to use MVC 5 RC1 in your visual studio 2012

Software development in emerging markets

Published on 28 Aug 2013

ASP.Net MVC 5 (RC1) materials are all related to Visual Studio 2013. I know they need to promote their new wares but it’s still a bit annoying.

Anyway, here are the steps to use ASP.Net MVC 5 in your Visual Studio 2012

#Start your ASP.Net MVC 4 project.

#Install-Package Microsoft.AspNet.WebApi -pre

#Install-Package Microsoft.AspNet.Mvc -Pre

#Install-Package Microsoft.AspNet.SignalR -Pre

These two will update

Microsoft.AspNet.Mvc 5.0.0-rc1


Microsoft.AspNet.WebApi 5.0.0-rc1

Microsoft.AspNet.WebApi.Client 5.0.0-rc1

Microsoft.AspNet.WebApi.Core 5.0.0-rc1

Microsoft.AspNet.WebApi.WebHost 5.0.0-rc1

Microsoft.AspNet.WebPages 3.0.0-rc1

and some other goodies

If these upgrades did not update your web.config, then check out this useful stackoverflow discussion