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Up and Running with WebMatrix and ASP.NET
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Up and Running with WebMatrix and ASP.NET

with Jess Chadwick

Video: Welcome

Hi, I am Jess Chadwick, WebMatrix is a great entry-level site editor that makes getting up and running on the web very easy. In this course, I'll show you how to download and install WebMatrix and get started with building your sites. Then, I'll show you the Razor syntax for introducing ASP.NET code right into your webpages. I'll also show you the built-in database management functionality of WebMatrix, as well as some of its more advanced features, such as Security and Caching. WebMatrix is a great starting point for tying your ASP.NET code together with HTML and CSS.
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  1. 3m 22s
    1. Welcome
      42s
    2. Prerequisites
      40s
    3. Using the exercise files
      2m 0s
  2. 6m 0s
    1. What is WebMatrix?
      37s
    2. Downloading and installing WebMatrix
      43s
    3. Hello world: Creating a web site
      55s
    4. Exploring the WebMatrix IDE
      2m 10s
    5. Running your web site
      1m 3s
    6. Inspecting the server environment with ServerInfo
      32s
  3. 8m 2s
    1. Choosing a site template
      1m 11s
    2. Installing the WordPress template
      2m 17s
    3. Installing the Joomla! template
      2m 4s
    4. Installing the nopCommerce template
      2m 30s
  4. 3m 17s
    1. Using file templates
      1m 41s
    2. Incorporating a style sheet
      1m 36s
  5. 10m 34s
    1. Introducing Razor (aka the @ symbol)
      1m 12s
    2. Declaring and using variables
      2m 42s
    3. Mixing code and markup
      2m 38s
    4. Declaring and using collections of values
      2m 45s
    5. Using loops
      1m 17s
  6. 9m 57s
    1. Generating URLs with the href helper
      1m 47s
    2. Exploring other helper methods
      1m 56s
    3. Creating custom helper methods
      4m 5s
    4. Creating custom functions
      2m 9s
  7. 6m 42s
    1. Separating content from layout
      1m 27s
    2. Creating a layout file
      1m 29s
    3. Creating a content page that uses a layout file
      1m 2s
    4. Adding sections of content
      2m 44s
  8. 3m 59s
    1. Creating and consuming partial views
      2m 22s
    2. Passing data to a partial view
      1m 37s
  9. 6m 40s
    1. Installing the ASP.NET Web Helpers
      1m 37s
    2. Displaying images and multimedia
      3m 1s
    3. Integrating social media
      2m 2s
  10. 12m 36s
    1. Creating a database
      1m 42s
    2. Adding data to the database
      29s
    3. Retrieving data from the database
      1m 39s
    4. Inspecting data with ObjectInfo
      47s
    5. Displaying data in a grid
      3m 33s
    6. Displaying data with a chart
      4m 26s
  11. 14m 53s
    1. Creating a form
      1m 17s
    2. Accepting form posts
      1m 42s
    3. Validating form posts
      4m 17s
    4. Using CAPTCHAs to protect forms
      2m 9s
    5. Saving posted data to a database
      2m 4s
    6. Showing a form post confirmation page
      3m 24s
  12. 3m 18s
    1. Executing site initialization code
      1m 11s
    2. Executing code before every page
      2m 7s
  13. 2m 49s
    1. Configuring the email server
      1m 16s
    2. Sending email
      1m 33s
  14. 13m 46s
    1. Securing files and folders
      3m 29s
    2. Allowing users to create accounts
      1m 39s
    3. Confirming new user accounts
      5m 13s
    4. Allowing users to log in
      1m 39s
    5. Changing account passwords
      1m 46s
  15. 9m 0s
    1. What is caching and how does it help?
      2m 10s
    2. Caching entire pages
      1m 33s
    3. Caching data
      2m 55s
    4. Caching resources in the browser
      2m 22s
  16. 3m 47s
    1. Creating a web site analysis report
      2m 32s
    2. Adding live site analysis with Google Analytics
      1m 15s
  17. 8m 0s
    1. Choosing and signing up for web hosting
      3m 47s
    2. Publishing your site to the internet
      4m 13s
  18. 37s
    1. Goodbye
      37s

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Up and Running with WebMatrix and ASP.NET
2h 7m Beginner Nov 16, 2011

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With the web development tool WebMatrix, you can create a dynamic web site that integrates HTML, CSS, and ASP.NET. In this course, author Jess Chadwick explains the basics of creating a site, working with built-in templates, incorporating dynamic logic, and creating a consistent site style. The course also covers how to code with Razor syntax, easily manage data, and use web forms to gather data. Tutorials on security and caching are also included.

Topics include:
  • Exploring the WebMatrix integrated development environment
  • Inspecting the server environment
  • Installing WordPress, Joomla! and nopCommerce templates
  • Declaring and using variables and collections of values
  • Using helper methods
  • Creating a content page that uses a layout file
  • Adding sections of content
  • Creating reusable components
  • Integrating social media with the Web Helpers Library
  • Displaying data in a grid or chart
  • Using CAPTCHA to protect forms
  • Executing code before every page loads
  • Configuring an email server and sending email
  • Allowing users to create accounts and log in
  • Caching data, pages, and resources in the browser to increase speed
  • Adding live site analysis with Google Analytics
  • Deploying a web site
Subjects:
Developer Web Web Development
Software:
ASP.NET WebMatrix
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Jess Chadwick

Welcome

Hi, I am Jess Chadwick, WebMatrix is a great entry-level site editor that makes getting up and running on the web very easy. In this course, I'll show you how to download and install WebMatrix and get started with building your sites. Then, I'll show you the Razor syntax for introducing ASP.NET code right into your webpages. I'll also show you the built-in database management functionality of WebMatrix, as well as some of its more advanced features, such as Security and Caching. WebMatrix is a great starting point for tying your ASP.NET code together with HTML and CSS.

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