UI, Layouts, and Themes

The Razor syntax and how to use it in views (the V in MVC) to display information.

  1. Introduction to Razor Syntax

    An introduction to Razor syntax. Though written for ASP.NET Web Pages, the syntax is the same in MVC Razor views.

  2. Razor Views

    This Pluralsight video explains how to work with Razor views. Though written for MVC 4, most of it is still relevant to MVC 5.

  3. Introduction to ASP.NET Web Programming Using the Razor Syntax

    By Tom FitzMacken|

    A 9-part tutorial series that introduces ASP.NET Web Pages and Razor syntax. Several tutorials in the series have information relevant to MVC views; see especially the second tutorial.

  4. Bootstrap

    Module 4 from ASP.NET MVC 5 Fundamentals. 47 minutes 27 seconds.

  5. Using Page Inspector in ASP.NET MVC

    By Tim Ammann|

    Page Inspector in Visual Studio 2012 is a web development tool with an integrated browser. Select any element in the integrated browser, and Page Inspector instantly highlights the element's source...

  6. Dynamic v. Strongly Typed Views

    By Rick Anderson|

    This tutorial compares and contrasts dynamic and strongly typed views. Though written for MVC 3 it contains information that is still relevant to the current version.

  7. 30 Days of Bootstrap with the MVC Framework

    A series of posts on on using Bootstrap with ASP.NET MVC by James Chambers.

  8. Recommended Resources for MVC

    Search the page for "views" to find links to recommended resources for working with MVC views.

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1. Introduction and Prerequisites

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2. OWIN and Katana

51 mins

3. Identity and Security

54 mins

4. Bootstrap

47 mins

5. Web API 2

50 mins

6. Entity Framework 6

61 mins

7. SignalR

49 mins

8. Web Developer Tools and Visual Studio 2013

44 mins

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