Up and Running with WebMatrix and ASP.NET

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


- Hi, I'm 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 it's 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.

So, let's get started with Microsoft's WebMatrix.

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