Last week Jon Galloway, Damian Edwards and myself (with a raspy throat) were up in Redmond at the Microsoft Campus filming at Microsoft Virtual Academy.
They've got a whole studio there so we spent the whole day presenting LIVE. There were several thousand folks watching live and interacting with
Very special thanks to Brady Gaster and ASP.NET community members Scott Koon, Peter Mourfield, and Rob Chartier who were furiously handling questions in the chats! Your volunteerism and dedication to the community is deeply appreciated! Let's give them a hand, eh?
Jon worked very hard to put together a great day of content based on the successful Web Camps classes we've given all over the world. We took all this and worked to update it with all the new improvements in the ASP.NET and Web Tools 2012.2 release last week so it's very up to date.
Building Web Apps with ASP.NET Jump Start: (01) What's New in ASP.NET 4.5
This module will review what's new in ASP.NET 4.5. It will provide an overview of strongly typed data controls and model binding in web forms, friendly URLs, page inspector, Visual Studio Web Editor features and much more.
Building Web Apps with ASP.NET Jump Start: (02) Building and Deploying Websites with ASP.NET MVC 4
In this session the instructors go over ASP.NET MVC 4 and provide several demos on creating a new site; adding a model, controller and view, to using entity framework code first. Lastly they demo how to deploy to Windows Azure Web Sites.
Building Web Apps with ASP.NET Jump Start: (03) Creating HTML5 Applications with jQuery
This module introduces you to the new standards of HTML5 and provides a demo of how powerful it is. Additionally you will see how it works with ASP.NET MVC 4, jQuery overview, Visual Studio Web Tools, Web Essentials and SPLA Template.
Building Web Apps with ASP.NET Jump Start: (04) Building a Service Layer with ASP.NET Web API
Have you always want to know how to build a service layer with ASP.NET Web API? This segment shows how ASP.NET Web API fits in, and how to consume Web API from jQuery and Windows 8.
Building Web Apps with ASP.NET Jump Start: (05) Leveraging Your ASP.NET Development Skills to Build Office Apps
Get ready to see several Demos leveraging ASP.NET skills to build apps for Office specifically using HTML 5+ jQuery and ASP.NET Web API. This module will also go into further details regarding apps for Office and how they work. Using jQuery inside Office is freaky and cool.
Building Web Apps with ASP.NET Jump Start: (06) Building and Leveraging Social Services in ASP.NET
In this session you will see how to using social authentication with ASP.NET as well as an overview of the new Facebook application template.
Building Web Apps with ASP.NET Jump Start: (07) Building for the Mobile Web
This module will provide and overview of adaptive rendering in ASP.NET 4.5 and ASP.NET MVC 4. This is especially important since mobile is fast becoming the primary way people browse the web. We'll also cover jQuery Mobile.
Building Web Apps with ASP.NET Jump Start: (08) Real-time Communication with SignalR
In this segment the instructors go over SignalR, and an incredibly simple real-time web for .NET. It will also provide an overview for real-time hit counter, what SignalR is and how to build a chat application, a multi-player game and load balancing SignalR.
Building Web Apps with ASP.NET Jump Start: (09) Taking Advantage of Windows Azure Services
And where would we be if we could not scale it all up or down. This flexibility can be provided with Windows Azure. Here you will see how Windows Azure fits in with mobile services, virtual machines while managing caching and storage.
I hope you enjoy the day! Here's a complete course outline with jumps to specific spots:
Building Web Apps with ASP.NET Jump Start
If you’d like more information, including links to a lot of the sample code, see Jon’s wrap-up post.