Course Description

Web development has changed dramatically in recent times. The focus has moved away from monolithic server-side applications towards modular and dynamic client-side single page applications.

This course covers all aspects of SPA web development using Visual Studio 2015, ASP.NET 5, MVC 6, and Web API. You’ll learn about the new unified programming model for creating ASP.NET MVC web pages and Web API RESTful services, and then see how to create dynamic, adaptable, and eye-catching SPA user interfaces using HTML5, CSS3, and best-of-breed JavaScript libraries such as AngularJS, Bootstrap, and jQuery.

What you’ll learn

  • Creating ASP.NET 5 MVC web sites and Web API RESTful services
  • Utilizing HTML5 and CSS3 features
  • Implementing robust and maintainable JavaScript code
  • Using JavaScript libraries effectively
  • Getting the most out of Visual Studio 2015 tooling



5 Days


Target Audience

This course is for developers wishing to learn how to use JavaScript, Ajax, MVC, REST and Web API to create client-rich Web applications.


Course Prerequisites

  • Programming experience in C#
  • Some familiarity with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript


Suggested Follow on Courses

There are a number of options of suitable follow-on courses, depending on your business needs. PleaseĀ contact usĀ for further details.


Course Content

Getting Started with ASP.NET 5
  • Overview of ASP.NET 5
  • Understanding the structure of an ASP.NET 5 project
  • Creating views
  • Defining controllers
  • Defining a data model
Creating a Complete ASP.NET MVC Application
  • Strongly-typed views
  • Razor syntax
  • Understanding URLs and action methods
  • MVC6 tag helpers
  • Form post-backs
  • Data validation
  • Using Entity Framework 7
Creating RESTful Services using Web API
  • Overview of Web API
  • Building servers and clients
  • Content negotiation
  • Attribute routing
  • Custom model binding
Web API 2 Techniques
  • Managing flexible HTTP requests and responses
  • HTTP message handlers
  • Filters
  • Attribute routing
  • Model binding
  • Dependency injection
Effective JavaScript Coding
  • JavaScript quick recap
  • Object-oriented programming in JavaScript
  • Using jQuery
  • Managing namespaces
  • Immediately-Invoked Function Expressions (IIFEs)
JavaScript Platform Integration
  • Using the File API
  • Implementing drag-and-drop
  • Incorporating audio and video
  • Using the Geolocation API
Creating Effective User Interfaces
  • Using the canvas API
  • HTML5 layout features
  • CSS3 animations and effects
Creating Adaptive User Interfaces
  • Media queries
  • Creating applications that look good in different form factors
  • Creating printer-friendly applications
  • Using Bootstrap for adaptive user interfaces
Creating Performant User Interfaces
  • Full-duplex communication with web sockets and SignalR
  • Asynchronous programming with web workers
  • Disconnected operation with local storage and offline working
Implementing Ajax-Enabled Web Pages
  • Overview of Ajax
  • Using Ajax manually
  • Using Ajax with jQuery
  • Using Ajax2 and Cross-Origin Requests (CORS)
  • Working with JSON data
Structuring Client-Side Code with AngularJS
  • Angular essential syntax
  • Models, views. and controllers
  • Implementing services
  • REST integration
Tooling for SPA
  • Using GruntJS
  • Using NPM for Node.js modules
  • Using Bower for Angular modules
Tooling for Apache Cordova
  • Overview of Tools for Apache Cordova
  • Creating cross-platform mobile apps for iOS, Android, and Windows
  • Switching between VS and command-line tools
  • Accessing native device capabilities
  • Using templates to create mobile UIs


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