ASP.NET MVC Development

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5 days practical workshop for up to 12 people.

Only £1975 per person

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This course covers the latest APIs and development techniques for creating dynamic, modular, and testable web applications. We'll explore the new features available in MVC6 and show how to get the best out of the latest toolset and integration possibilities.


This course is a mixture of lectures and hands on exercises designed to reinforce the topics learnt

Training Course Objectives

  • Understand MVC architecture principles and benefits
  • Creating views, view components, and tag helpers
  • Using ASP.NET dependency injection
  • Creating RESTful services using Web API
  • Getting the best out of GruntJS, NPM, and Bower integration
  • Creating Single Page Applications (SPAs)

Training Course Prerequisites

  • 6 months experience of C# programming
  • ASP.NET development experience is advantageous but not essential


Chapter 1 Getting Started with ASP.NET MVC

  • ASP.NET MVC in context
  • What's new in MVC 6
  • MVC project templates
  • Understanding the structure of an ASP.NET MVC project
  • Naming conventions
  • Creating views
  • Defining controllers
  • Defining a data model

Chapter 2 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

Chapter 3 Industrial-Strength ASP.NET MVC Applications

  • ASP.NET application architecture best practices
  • Implementing a repository and EF data model
  • ASP.NET Dependency Injection
  • Custom controller factories

Chapter 4 View Techniques

  • Defining custom tag helpers
  • Defining a layout page
  • Using styles
  • Defining and using partial views

Chapter 5 Implementing Navigation

  • Defining view-model classes
  • Implementing data filtering in a controller
  • Understanding the routing mechanism
  • Adding custom entries to a route table
  • Defining defaults, parameters, and validation
  • Generating URLs and hyperlinks
  • Custom route constraints

Chapter 6 State Management

  • Using hidden fields
  • Session and application state
  • Custom model bindings

Chapter 7 Creating RESTful Services using Web API

  • Overview of Web API
  • Building servers and clients
  • Content negotiation
  • Attribute routing
  • Custom model binding
  • Invoking RESTful services from Ajax clients

Chapter 8 Creating Single Page Applications

  • Overview of SPAs
  • Using GruntJS, NPM, and Bower support
  • Overview of AngularJS and Bootstrap