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Developing Web Applications Using Microsoft Visual Studio 2010
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> Target Audience
This course will teach students to develop advanced ASP.NET MVC and Web Forms applications using .NET Framework 4 tools and technologies. It is intended for professional Web developers who use Microsoft Visual Studio in a team-based, medium-sized to large development environment.
> Course outline
  1. Overview of Web Application Design
  2. Designing a Web Application
  3. Developing MVC Models
  4. Developing MVC Controllers
  5. Developing MVC Views
  6. Designing for Discoverability
  7. Writing Server-Side Code for Web Forms
  8. Optimizing Data Management for Web Forms
  9. Ensuring Quality by Debugging, Unit Testing, and Refactoring
  10. Securing a Web Application
  11. Applying Master Pages and CSS
  12. Developing Client Side Scripts and Services
  13. Implementing Advanced AJAX in a Web Application
  14. Deploying a Web Application
  15. Developing a Web Application by Using Silverlight


Module 1: Overview of Web Application Design
  • This module describes the underlying architecture and design of a Web application.
  • Overview of IIS 7.0
  • Overview of ASP.NET 4.0
  • Introduction to the MVC Framework
  • Overview of the Request Life Cycle
  • Lab: Exploring the Adventure Works Web Site
Skills
  • Describe the underlying architecture of ASP.NET 4.0.
  • Identify new features in ASP.NET 4.0.
  • Describe the components of the MVC framework.
  • Describe the structure of an MVC application.
  • Describe the life cycle of a Web Forms page.
  • Describe the life cycle of an MVC page.
  • Describe the differences between the life cycle of a Web Forms page and an MVC page.
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Module 2: Designing a Web Application
  • This module describes the best practices and trade-offs that you need to make when designing a Web application.
  • Web Applications: Case Studies
  • Web Application Design Essentials
  • Guidelines for Determining When to Use Web Forms and MVC
  • Visual Studio 2010 Tools and Technologies for Web Application Design
  • Lab: Redesigning the Adventure Works Web site
Skills
  • Explain the different types of web applications and their characteristics.
  • Choose the correct design based on the on business requirements, utilizing Web Forms and MVC based.
  • Explain the different tools and technologies and best practices around each.
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Module 3: Developing MVC Models
  • This module describes the MVC development model (Models, Controllers, and Views) and how to create the Models that are used to access and modify the data in a data source.
  • Exploring Ways to Create MVC Models
  • Creating a Data Repository
  • Lab: Developing MVC Models
Skills
  • Create MVC models by using classes and data mapping tools.
  • Create a data repository.
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Module 4: Developing MVC Controllers
  • This module describes how to create the Controllers that are used to respond to communications from the user and how to implement the application flow and logic.
  • Implementing MVC Controllers
  • Creating Action Methods
  • Lab: Developing MVC Controllers
Skills
  • Implement MVC controllers.
  • Create action methods.
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Module 5: Developing MVC Views
  • This module describes how to create the Views used to expose the application UI.
  • Implementing MVC Views
  • Implementing Strongly-Typed MVC Views
  • Implementing Partial MVC Views
  • Lab: Developing MVC Views
Skills
  • Describe what an MVC view is and the varied types of views.
  • Create an MVC view.
  • Implement strongly typed MVC views.
  • Implement partial MVC views.
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Module 6: Designing for Discoverability
  • This module describes how to implement the navigational design and also how discoverability will be achieved through content keywords and page URLs.
  • Overview of Search Engine Optimization
  • Creating the Robots and Sitemap Files
  • Using ASP.NET Routing
  • Lab: Designing for Discoverability
Skills
  • Describe the need to optimize the design of a Web site for discoverability by search engines and how the IIS SEO Toolkit helps in optimization.
  • Create robots.txt and sitemap.xml files.
  • Use ASP.NET with Web Forms and MVC pages.
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Module 7: Writing Server-Side Code for Web Forms
  • This module describes the advanced features of server-side coding and technologies. It will also cover how to use the custom validator and regular expressions.
  • Overview of the Structure of a Web Application
  • Controlling ViewState
  • Localizing a Web Application
  • Persisting Data on a Web Forms Page
  • Validating User Input
  • Lab: Writing Server-Side Code for Web Forms
Skills
  • Describe the structure of a Web application.
  • Control ViewState based on performance requirements.
  • Localize a Web application using resource files.
  • Describe the techniques used to persist user information.
  • Describe the different technologies used in web farms.
  • Validate user input in Web Forms and MVC pages.
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Module 8: Optimizing Data Management for Web Forms
  • This module describes how to optimize and display data management tasks for a Web Forms-based application using Dynamic Data, Data Binding, LinqToEntities, server side controls, and server-side code.
  • Managing Data by Using LINQ to Entities
  • Using Data Source Controls
  • Using ASP.NET Dynamic Data
  • Lab: Optimizing Data Management for Web Forms
Skills
  • Use the LINQtoEntities framework to manage data
  • Use data source and data bound controls in Web Forms.
  • Use ASP.NET Dynamic Data in Web Forms.
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Module 9: Ensuring Quality by Debugging, Unit Testing, and Refactoring
  • This module describes how to perform check-in testing for their Web Forms and MVC applications as well as how to use the built-in debugging capabilities of VS2010.
  • Debugging and Refactoring Code
  • Unit Testing Code
  • Processing Unhandled Exceptions
  • Test Driven Development
  • Lab: Debugging, Unit Testing and Refactoring
Skills
  • Debug and refactor code.
  • Unit test code.
  • Describe how to log information to a file, database, event or other, including best practices.
  • Describe the Test-Driven Development methodology.
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Module 10: Securing a Web Application
  • This module describes how to mitigate common security threats and to implement the essentials of Web security in both MVC and Web Forms applications.
  • Configuring Authentication
  • Configuring ASP.NET Membership
  • Managing Authorization by Using ASP.NET Roles
  • Lab: Securing a Web Application
Skills
  • Configure authentication.
  • Configure ASP.NET Membership.
  • Manage authorization by using ASP.NET Roles.
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Module 11: Applying Master Pages and CSS
  • This module describes how to achieve a consistent UI in a reusable manner.
  • Applying Master Pages
  • Applying CSS, Skins, and Themes
  • Lab: Applying Master Pages and CSS
Skills
  • Identify challenges in developing a Web application that is compatible across a wide range of browsers and ways to address these challenges.
  • Apply master pages for a consistent application UI.
  • Apply CSS for a consistent application UI.
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Module 12: Developing Client Side Scripts and Services
  • This module describes how to develop client-side scripts and services for a responsive, rich, and interactive application UI.
  • Developing Client-Side Scripts
  • Implementing AJAX
  • Creating Services
  • Lab: Developing Client Side Scripts and Services
Skills
  • Develop client-side scripts.
  • Implement advanced JQuery.
  • Create services.
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Module 13: Implementing Advanced AJAX in a Web Application
  • This module describes the programmatic side of AJAX enabled controls (as well as extending server controls to include AJAX functionality) on a Web Forms page as well as implementing AJAX on a MVC page.
  • Implementing AJAX in ASP.NET MVC Pages Using Microsoft AJAX
  • Implementing AJAX in ASP.NET MVC Pages Using jQuery
  • Working With jQuery and AJAX Events
  • Lab: Implementing Advanced AJAX for the AdventureWorks web application
Skills
  • Manage browser history.
  • Implement AJAX in MVC pages.
  • Implement jQuery.
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Module 14: Deploying a Web Application
  • This module describes how to plan, configure, and perform deployment tasks associated with a production Web site.
  • Overview of Web Application Deployments
  • Overview of Web Site Deployments
  • Deploying AdventureWorks
  • Lab: Deploying AdventureWorks
Skills
  • Identify challenges in deploying Web applications and describe varied target environments.
  • Describe Web application compilation methods and tools.
  • Transform the web.config file when deploying a Web application.
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Module 15: Developing a Web Application by Using Silverlight
  • This module introduces students to Silverlight by having them integrate a Silverlight module into an existing ASP.NET application.
  • Introduction to Rich Internet Applications
  • Overview of Silverlight
  • Creating a Silverlight Application
  • Lab: Developing a Web Application by Using Silverlight
Skills
  • Describe the characteristics of RIAs and the technologies for building them.
  • Describe the features of Silverlight, its architecture, and the use of XAML for developing Silverlight applications
  • Create a Silverlight application.
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> Pre-Requisites
Before attending this course, students must have the following pre-requisites:
  • Basic Knowledge of HTML and web page creation using JavaScript and CSS and 2 months .NET 4 experience with C# or VB
  • Or
  • Have attended courses F1051 Intorduction to Programming C# with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 (3 days) and 10267 Introduction to Web Development with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 (5 days)
> Purpose
After completing the course, students will be able to describe the underlying architecture and design of a Web application; develop MVC models; develop MVC controllers; develop MVC views; optimize the design of a Web application for discoverability by search engines; write server-side code for Web Forms; optimize data management for Web Forms; ensure quality by debugging, unit testing, and refactoring; secure a Web application; apply Master Pages and CSS for a consistent application UI; develop client-side scripts and services for a responsive, rich, and interactive UI; implement advanced AJAX in a Web application; deploy a Web application; develop a Web application by using Silverlight.