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Looking at all the Stack Overflow architecture details posts, I understand SO is built with asp.net mvc 3 framework. If so, please could someone explain me how the URLs relate to the asp.net views?

For example: this url [http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4610101/source-control-bitbucket-and-assembla]

What is "source-control-bitbucket-and-assembla" part in the url? Is it one of the parameter to the controller method?

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It's the title of the question... –  animuson Sep 8 '12 at 6:31
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The name part in the URL is for SEO purposes only; the actual lookup is done using the numeric ID. However, the name part is checked as well and a header redirect performed if it doesn't match the current name –  Pëkka Sep 8 '12 at 6:32
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...and the URL of this very question would be so much better if its title was more meaningful! –  Arjan Sep 8 '12 at 7:38
    
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MVC4, we upgraded! –  Nick Craver Sep 8 '12 at 9:11
    
@Pekka - could you post your answer again in below, I would like mark it as answered! Thanks –  Narayan Akhade Sep 8 '12 at 21:19

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