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Building Applications with ASP.NET MVC 4

by Scott Allen

This course is a comprehensive introduction to ASP.NET MVC 4, and will give you the essentials you need to start building applications with Microsoft's MVC framework.

What you'll learn

Hello, and welcome to Pluralsight! My name is Scott Allen, and I want to give you a quick overview of my course, Building Applications with ASP.NET MVC 4.

This MVC4 course is designed to help you learn the essentials you need to start building applications with Microsoft's MVC framework, and covers things like working with controllers and Razor views, as well as:

  • Entity Framework
  • Entity Framework migrations
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
  • Visual Studio web deployment tools
When you’re done, you’ll be ready to start building your own applications within the MVC framework.

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Course Overview

Course FAQ

What is ASP.NET?

ASP.NET is an open-source, server-side web application framework that is designed for web developments that produce dynamic web pages. It was developed my Microsoft to allow programmers an easier way to develop and build dynamic websites, applications, and services.

What will you learn in this ASP.NET course?

In this course, you will learn about all the essential elements within Microsoft's MVC 4 and by the end you will be ready to build your own applications within the MVC framework. You will also learn about key components such as: Entity frameworks, Entity framework migrations, JavaScript, jQuery, and Visual studio web deployment tools.

Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone who wants to expand their ASP.NET knowledge. This course is great for people who are just getting started with ASP.NET and would like to take it one step further.

What is MVC?

Model View Controller (MVC) is a software design pattern commonly used for developing user interfaces that divides the related program logic into three interconnected elements.

Are there prerequisites for this course?

Prerequisites for this course would be understanding the C# basics and HTML.

About the author

Scott has worked on everything from 8-bit embedded devices to large scale web sites during his 15+ years in commercial software development. Since 2001, Scott has focused on server-side and web technologies, like ASP.NET, ASP.NET AJAX, Windows Workflow, Silverlight, and LINQ. Scott is also a speaker at national conferences like VSLive!, as well as code camps and user groups near his hometown of Hagerstown, MD. Scott has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP since 2005, and has written or co-... more

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