Getting Started with Sitecore 9 and Helix

by Shelley Benhoff

This course provides ASP.NET web developers with a quick start guide to Sitecore development. By the end of this course, you will be able to implement a simple Sitecore 9 website using Helix architecture from scratch.

What you'll learn

Disclaimer: Not official Sitecore training. Are you an ASP.NET web developer who is starting out in Sitecore development? In this course, Getting Started with Sitecore 9 and Helix, you will learn how Sitecore combines content with presentation as you build a simple Sitecore 9 website. First, you will explore configuring a local development environment for Sitecore including installing SQL Server and Solr, and install Sitecore using two methods: Sitecore Install Assistant (SIA) and Sitecore Installation Framework (SIF). Next, you will begin setting up a Sitecore MVC Visual Studio project using Helix architecture, and build a working web page with content managed in Sitecore using layouts, renderings, and data templates. You will also learn how to deploy your Sitecore Helix Visual Studio solution to your Sitecore website. Finally, you will learn about some valuable resources to help you continue studying Sitecore. By the end of this course, you will be able to build a Simple Sitecore 9 website using Helix architecture from scratch.

About the author

Shelley has 20+ years of experience in IT as an Entrepreneur, Manager, Trainer, and Sitecore MVP. She has a passion for tiaras, technology, gaming, and general nerdery. She loves to learn new things as well as mentor and teach others. She teaches leadership, communication, Docker, and Sitecore development. Shelley aims to provide her students with an immersive learning experience, not just a bunch of lectures and handouts. She has studied learning and instructional design so that she can combine... more

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