There has been a lot of trash talk recently about .NET for startups. People make ridiculous claims about how .NET killed MySpace and you should never hire .NET programmers. Well I'm building my startup in .NET and for a lot of good reasons.
I love AppHarbor. I've been waiting for a year for someone to do "Heroku for .NET", and it's finally here! One of the basic use cases for an ASP.NET MVC web app is membership support. This post will be a very quick walk through on using the default (forms authentication) membership provider for an AppHarbor web app.