Scott Guthrie (AKA The man!) has posted on his blog that you can download a free ASP.NET MVC eBook Tutorial in pdf format. The book is licensed under a “Creative Commons Attribution No Derivatives” license – this means you can share, distribute, print, or hand it out to anyone.

This is what is covered in the book

_Create a database

Build a model with validation and business rules

Implement data listing/details UI on a site using Controllers and Views

Enable CRUD (Create, Update, Delete) data form entry

Use the ViewModel pattern to pass information from a Controller to a View

Re-use UI across a site using partials and master pages

Implement efficient data paging

Secure an application using authentication and authorization

Use AJAX to deliver dynamic updates

Use AJAX to add interactive map support

Perform automated unit testing (including dependency injection and mocking)_

You can download the book here:

Scott Guthrie also announced that the ASP.NET MVC framework is about to ship any day now. Check out Scott Guthrie’s blog post here: where he has some more info about the book.