Introduction to ASP.NET MVC

Devs, are you looking to level up your web dev skills? Are you a front-end coder who wants to learn how to build data-driven, server-side web applications? Maybe you know some Web Forms and want to make the jump to ASP.NET MVC? This exciting new course focuses on the basics of this popular framework for building scalable, standards-based web applications using well-established design patterns, so you can ramp up quickly.

Experts Jon Galloway and Christopher Harrison cover the initial creation and setup of an MVC application, highlighting what developers new to MVC need to know to get up and running. They explore what's new in Visual Studio for web devs, including lots of helpful tools, like scaffolding, Bootstrap, HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript, so you can quickly build a professional-quality website that looks great on multiple devices. Bring your questions, and step up to MVC!

Course Outline:

  • Basics of MVC and the Moving Parts
  • Creating and Configuring Models
  • The Power of Visual Studio
  • Deep Dive into Controllers
  • Deep Dive into Views
  • Introduction to Bootstrap
  • Introduction to Authentication in MVC
  • Supplement Your Knowledge
Instructor Team
Jon Galloway | Microsoft Development Platform Evangelist | @jongalloway

​Jon Galloway works at Microsoft as a Technical Evangelist focused on ASP.NET and Azure Web Sites. He's co-author of Wrox Professional MVC, writes samples and tutorials, like the MVC Music Store, and is a frequent speaker at conferences and international Web Camps events. Jon's been doing professional web development for 17 years, including high-scale applications in financial, entertainment, and healthcare analytics. He's part of the Herding Code podcast, and you can follow him on his blog.

Christopher Harrison | Microsoft Content Development Manager | @geektrainer

​Christopher Harrison is a self-proclaimed geek with a passion for development and educating others. He got his first introduction to technology when his father brought home a VIC-20, graduated to a Commodore 64, and kept growing from there. Christopher parlayed that into a long career as a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), with a focus on .NET development, SharePoint, and SQL Server. When offered the opportunity to become a content developer at Microsoft, he just couldn't resist and he made the jump.

Live Event Details
June 23, 2014
9:00am–5:00pm PDT
What: Fast-paced live virtual session
Cost: Free
Audience: If you’ve done Web Forms in the past, or if you're new to development in general and want to create web applications, this course is designed for you.

Some C#, HTML, and JavaScript.