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Building ASP.NET MVC Apps with EF Code First, HTML5, and jQuery

by Dan Wahlin

This course provides an end-to-end look at building a Web application using several different technologies.

What you'll learn

This course provides an end-to-end look at building a Web application using different technologies such as ASP.NET MVC, Entity Framework Code First, HTML5, jQuery, along with several other key technologies. Throughout the course you’ll learn how different server-side and client-side technologies can be integrated to create a robust application that provides flexible data display options to end users. Topics covered include data access with Entity Framework Code First, serving up HTML5 and JSON content using ASP.NET MVC controller actions, jQuery DOM manipulation and event handling, HTML5 Boilerplate integration, jQuery UI features, rendering HTML with client-side templates, applying patterns to structure JavaScript code, using Modernizr to detect features, as well as several HTML5 technologies including SVG, canvas, video, and more. If you've been waiting for a course that provides a cohesive look at how multiple technologies can be integrated together to create an application, this course will help jump-start the learning process while also providing several best practices that can be followed along the way.

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About the author

Dan Wahlin founded Wahlin Consulting, which provides consulting and training services on JavaScript, Angular, Node.js, C#, ASP.NET MVC, Web API, Docker, and Kubernetes. He is a Google GDE (and former Microsoft MVP and Regional Director), Docker Captain, and speaks at conferences and user groups around the world. Dan is active on Twitter (@DanWahlin), blogs at, and adds a lot of code to his Github repos at

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