New features of ASP.NET 4.5  

Strongly Typed Data Controls
The ASP.NET 4.5 provides a strongly typed data controls by which a user will get intellisense by through a user just need to assign the ItemType property to a model that is going to be associated with the data controls used in .aspx pages.
Model Binding – Isolating the Web Form from the Model
The Model binding feature in ASP.NET 4.5 allows a user to develop Webforms that are independent of the Model that populates the view. The biggest advantage of using Model Binding is that a user can easily do the unit testing on the methods.
Enhanced support for asynchronous programming
ASP.NET 4.5 provides excellent support in asynchronous programming by through a user can read and write HTTP requests and responses without the OS threads. it also support for two new keywords – await and async.
Friendly URLs
The popularity of tiny url demonstrates the widespread problem of keeping up with long, arcane URLs. This feature is now available with ASP.NET applications via the Friendly URLs feature.
Support for HTML5 form types:
ASP.NET 4.5 provides excellent support for HTML5 form types. The following are the list of new controls available in HTML5:
Date pickers i.e., date, month, week, time, datetime, datetime-local
Web Sockets
Web Sockets provides HTML5 standard to ASP.NET 4.5 that runs on IIS 8.0 via the SignalR library. This also allows a user to easily add real-time Web functionality to the applications.
Support for OpenID in OAuth Logins
ASP.NET 4.5 provides support for OpenID for OAuth logins by through a user can easily use external services to login to an application.ASP.NET 4.5 allows a user to register OAuth provider in the App_Start/AuthConfig.cs file. A user can also use this data dictionary to pass additional data.
Bundling and Minification Feature
The newly introduced bundling and minification feature helps to bundle and minimize the size of the scripts and style sheets in an application. This feature has a great impact on the performance of web application.
Value Providers
ASP.NET4.5 provides many Value Providers that can be used to filter data. These are:
Control Value
A user can also have their own custom value providers.
This is included in ASP.NET MVC 4 and ASP.NET Web Forms. This new ASP.NET Web API helps a user to build and consume HTTP services easily.

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