What's New with ASP.NET 5

Wondering what's new and exciting in ASP.NET 5? Join the experts from the product team as they highlight the newest open source web framework from Microsoft for building modern web apps on Windows, Linux, and Mac.

This session digs into the changes in ASP.NET and focuses on how it can make you more productive. Get a deep dive into the new features in MVC, Web API, and Entity Framework, all open-sourced and cross-platform. And check out the newest web tooling in Visual Studio to support ASP.NET 5 and modern web standards, including support for Grunt, Gulp, Bower, npm, and much more. ASP.NET 5 merges the power of .NET with the flexibility and elasticity of the cloud, along with today’s client-side tools for the open web. Get the details on how to upgrade your sites and your skills!

Course Outline:

  • ASP.NET 5 What and Why
  • Visual Studio Tooling for ASP.NET 5
  • ASP.NET 5 Internals Deep Dive
  • Entity Framework 7
Instructor Team
Scott Hanselman | Microsoft Principal Program Manager | @shanselman

Scott Hanselman is a Web Developer who has been blogging for more than a decade. He works on Azure and ASP.NET for Microsoft. And he has three podcasts, https://hanselminutes.com for tech talk, https://thisdeveloperslife.com on Developers' lives and loves, and https://ratchetandthegeek.com for pop culture and tech media. He has written a number of books and has spoken in person to almost half a million Developers worldwide.

​Sayed Hashimi | Microsoft Senior Program Manager | @sayedihashimi

Sayed Ibrahim Hashimi has a degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Florida. He works at Microsoft as a Program Manager, creating better web ­development tools. Previously, he was a Microsoft Visual C# MVP. Sayed has written four books on MSBuild. Follow him on his blog.

Daniel Roth | Microsoft Senior Program Manager | @danroth27

Daniel Roth is a Senior Program Manager at Microsoft on the ASP.NET team, currently working on ASP.NET 5. His passions include .NET development and delighting customers by making frameworks simple and easy to use.

Scott Hunter | Microsoft Azure Principal Program Manager | @coolcsh
Scott Hunter is Principal Program Manager, Microsoft Azure, with more than 20 years of experience building, marketing, and selling software products. Scott has spent the past seven years specializing in .NET and ASP.NET development. Follow Scott on his blog.
Rowan Miller | Microsoft Program Manager

Rowan Miller works as a Microsoft Program Manager for the ADO.NET Entity Framework team. He is a regular speaker at technical conferences. Follow him on his blog.

Louis DeJardin | Microsoft Principal Software Engineer | @loudej

Louis DeJardin is a Software Engineer creating building blocks for ASP.NET 5. He has a background developing OSS software, and he is among the original authors of projects like Orchard CMD and Spark View Engine. Previously, he worked at major financial information firms creating robust and heavily trafficked websites and back-end systems.

Live Event Details
December 15, 2014
9am–3pm PST
What: Fast-paced live virtual session
Cost: Free
Audience: Web developers

Familiarity with ASP.NET 4