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What’s Razor?Razor is a simple-syntax view engine that is released as part of ASP.NET Model View Controller (MVC) 3. Read more about the syntax on ScottGu’s blog or on ASP.NET How can I get Razor syntax support in Visual Studio 2010?It’s simple. Install the MVC3 RTM bits via Web Platform Installer or download the installer directly to run it yourself. Both the options run AspNetMVC3Setup.exe and it installs Visual Studio 2010 support for Razor syntax in addition to other components bundled in the exe.
What does ASPnetMVC3Setup.exe install for Visual Studio to support the syntax?The ASP.NET MVC 3 installer includes the following components. Components in bold add the support.
Known issuesPlease check the MVC3 release notes from here for a list of known issues.
You might encounter the following issues if you install Visual Studio 2010 SP1 Beta + MVC 3 RTM.
Workaround for the above four issues would be to uninstall Visual Studio 2010 SP1 Beta or install Visual Studio 2010 SP1 RTM (whenever it’s released).
Hope this Helps,Deepak Verma