A lot has changed in the world of ASP.NET 5 and MVC 6, but a lot is still the same. All of the major frameworks (Web API, forms, and MVC) have been rolled out under the umbrella of a single unified programming model. There’s a new built-in dependency framework, and there are Tag Helpers. All this has had a major impact on development.
Introduction to ASP.NET MVC 6 is a concise and fast-paced look into the new built-in features and newly consolidated Web API framework in ASP.NET 5 and MVC 6 that will revolutionize how you build web applications. We’ll build a quintessential task application in this course. It will incorporate more than one view, which covers the new features of both ASP.NET 5, MVC 6, and Entity Framework 7, all while building something familiar.
We’ll start by leveraging the scaffolding framework to build a new clean project, then we’ll break it down so you understand some of the new components as well as the new folder structure. With this foundation in place, you’ll see how to use the built-in dependency injection framework to recover data with the repository pattern. Then we’ll move on to CRUD operations and visually finishing the product offering.
Next, we introduce Tag Helpers to make the Razor views more concise and will look at how they flow into Validation in MVC 6. We’ll then customize the Identity User model and secure this application using the new Identity Framework. We’ll add a secure Web API so we can use different client-side frameworks such as Angular. Finally, we’ll explore the built-in Logging framework in ASP.NET 5 and see how we can leverage it to meet our needs!
When you step away from this course, you’ll feel much more comfortable digging into the new ASP.NET 5 framework and its components in MVC 6 and EF 7 with the rebuilt ASP.NET!
About The Author
Mike Perrenoud is a 15-year veteran enterprise application developer and mentor. He’s deployed code for some of the largest Fortune 500 companies in the United States, including GEICO and NASCAR, and has mentored developers all over the globe. Teaching developers the ins-and-outs of ever-changing frameworks is a passion for him, and comes out in his teaching style. He has also written a technical book named UI Router with Mike, which can be found on Amazon.
This video will provide you with an overview of the entire course.
How do we get started with ASP.NET 5 and MVC 6?
How are the new ASP.NET 5 and MVC 6 projects different?
How do we get a database behind our application?
How do we access our data from our controllers?
How do we add tasks to the system?
How do we edit tasks in the system?
How do we complete tasks?
What are Tag Helpers?
How does validation work in MVC 6?
How do we customize the user model for a profile in ASP.NET 5?
How do we restrict access to our application and require a login?
Often, we need an API to recover data, but what’s new in Web API?
How do we secure down our Web API?
How do we add logging to our solution?
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