How do I add ASP.NET MVC 3 Web Application in Visual Studio 2010

ASP.NET MVC 3 Web Application Template not found in Visual Studio 2010 ?

With Visual Studio 2010 installed, I wanted to create an MVC 3 Web Application, but after heading to the ‘Add New Project’ dialog box, I was surprised to not find a MVC 3 Web Application template.

How go I get MVC 3 templates ?

OK, first you need to head to this link and install ASP.NET MVC 3 framework (approx 21 MB). After you are done with the installation, restart you visual studio 2010.

Now when you create a new project, make sure you have selected .NET Framework 4 in the drop down for framework. You should be able to see both ASP.NET MVC 2 Web Application and ASP.NET MVC 3 Web Application.

And now you are good to go….