TypeScript + ASP.NET Web API + AngularJS Bootcamp – Graduation

Wow! It has been 9 weeks and it is graduation day for our latest troop of students. They have spent 9 weeks studying: TypeScript/ECMAScript 2015 AngularJS C# ASP.NET Web API Agile They spent the last three weeks building their group projects. Come see what a group students working day/night for 3 weeks can build with […]

TypeScript + ASP.NET Web API + AngularJS Bootcamp – Week 6

Last week I taught the sixth week of the nine-week AngularJS+ASP.NET bootcamp.  The sixth week was all about Agile. We focused on software project management using Scrum and Visual Studio Team Services (formally known as Visual Studio Online). The students learn how to participate on an Agile team. They learn how to create a Product […]

TypeScript + ASP.NET Web API + AngularJS Bootcamp – Week 5

I taught the fifth week of the FullStack .NET bootcamp last week and the week was devoted to building mobile apps. Students learned how to build hybrid mobile apps that can run on iPhones, Windows phones, and Android phones. We used the following technologies: TACO – The Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova. Ionic – […]

TypeScript + ASP.NET Web API + AngularJS Bootcamp – Week 4

This past week of the bootcamp was devoted to the Microsoft ASP.NET Web API. In other words, students learned how to build the server-side half of their full stack Web apps. By this point in the camp, students understand how all of the various pieces of a modern web app fit together. On Monday, we […]

TypeScript + ASP.NET Web API + AngularJS Bootcamp – Week 3

This third week of the boot camp was all about learning C#. This means writing a lot of console apps and getting familiar with the standard classes in the .NET framework. In the C# week, students devote a significant amount of time learning how to work with the collection classes such as the List<T> and […]

TypeScript + ASP.NET Web API + AngularJS Bootcamp – Week 2

We finished week 2 of the 9-week boot camp. This week was AngularJS week. We covered building the front-end of a Single Page App with the AngularJS framework. In particular, we covered topics such as client-side routing, making Ajax calls using the $http service and the $route factory, building custom AngularJS services, working with Google […]

TypeScript + ASP.NET Web API + AngularJS Bootcamp – Week 1

I just finished teaching the first week of a 9-week, super-intensive, hands-on boot camp that focuses on TypeScript/ASP.NET Web API/AngularJS. I decided to write a series of blog posts that describes each week of the camp. Who makes it. The challenges the students encounter. And, the material that we cover. The Students Some of the […]

Top 10 Changes in ASP.NET 5 and MVC 6

Update on April, 30 2015 When I wrote this blog post, I wrote that Microsoft was not planning to support VB.NET in ASP.NET 5/MVC 6. That was true when I wrote the blog post, but this blog post generated some strong reactions from the VB.NET community. Well, it looks like VB.NET is back! http://www.infoq.com/news/2015/04/VB-Core I […]

ASP.NET 5 Deep Dive: Routing

In this blog post, I focus on how routing is implemented in ASP.NET 5 and MVC 6. I explain how to create routes, use RESTful routes, and use route constraints. While researching this blog post, I took full advantage of the open-source code for ASP.NET 5 located at the following GitHub repositories: https://github.com/aspnet Routing in […]

ASP.NET 5 and AngularJS Part 7, Running on a Mac

This is the seventh part in a multiple part blog series on building ASP.NET 5 (ASP.NET vNext) apps with AngularJS. In this series of blog posts, I show how you can create a simple Movie app using ASP.NET 5, MVC 6, and AngularJS. ASP.NET 5 and AngularJS Part 1, Grunt, Uglify, and AngularJS ASP.NET 5 […]

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