ASP.NET MVC for Java Developers

Are you a Java Developer who is curious about ASP.NET? If you want to explore a new dev environment with the pros who know, this is the event for you. Get a concrete look at the similarities and differences between Java and ASP.NET, including tooling and syntax, apples to apples, in this demo-rich and practical course.

Industry experts Christopher Harrison and Ted Neward walk through the basics of C#, show you how to set up your environment, look at views and controllers, and get you started with ASP.NET MVC development. Learn to integrate third-party libraries, explore the ecosystem, and deploy applications to Azure, as you leverage your existing skills and get .NET fluent!

Course Outline:

  • Getting Started with .NET
  • Generics, Lambda Statements, and LINQ
  • Creating Models and Controllers
  • Views and Razor Syntax
  • Integrating Third-Party Libraries and Common Packages
  • Deploying Applications to Azure and Configuring Websites
Instructor Team
Christopher Harrison | Microsoft Content Developer | @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.

Ted Neward | Author and Speaker | @tedneward

Ted Neward is an independent consultant specializing in high-scale enterprise systems, working with clients ranging in size from Fortune 500 corporations to small 10-person shops. He is an authority in Java and .NET technologies, particularly in the areas of Java/.NET integration, programming languages of all forms, back-end enterprise software systems, and virtual machine/execution engine plumbing.

He is the author or co-author of several books, including Professional F# 2.0, Effective Enterprise Java, C# In a Nutshell, SSCLI Essentials, and Server-Based Java Programming, and a contributor to several technology journals. All told, he has written close to 100 articles in both print and online form.

Ted is also a Microsoft F# MVP, an F# Insider, C# Insider, and VB Insider, INETA speaker, former DevelopMentor instructor, current PluralSight course author, frequent worldwide conference speaker, and a member of various Java JSRs. You can follow Ted Neward on his blog.

Live Event Details
March 11, 2015
9am–5pm PDT
What: Fast-paced live virtual session
Cost: Free
Audience: Java Developers

Java experience required; no .NET experience necessary