HostASP now officially supports ASP.NET 4.5 web hosting. You can now take advantage of new features with Visual Studio 2012 IDE. ASP.NET 4.5 is an in-place upgrade of 4.0 Framework which addresses lot of improvements including security enhancements.
Some of new features and enhancements of ASP.NET 4.5 are highligted as follows
- ASP.NET 4.5 supports Asynchronous programming in reading and writing HTTP requests and responses without the help of OS threads. Support for new key words await and async.
- ASP.NET 4.5 provides ways to read invalidated request data so that it allows users to pass markup for selected fields or pages.
- ASP.NET 4.5 support for MVC 4
- ASP.NET 4.5 support for web socket protocols.
- ASP.NET 4.5 uses bundling and minification of client scripts
- ASP.NET 4.5 supports two-way data-binding expressions in Web Forms data controls.
- ASP.NET 4.5 supports new syntax that lets you encode HTML output in page markup
- ASP.NET 4.5 supports for HTML5 form types, Web Pages 2
- ASP.NET 4.5 with improved paging of GridView control and more