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Bootstrap for ASP.NET MVC - Second Edition

By : Pieter van der Westhuizen
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Bootstrap for ASP.NET MVC - Second Edition

By: Pieter van der Westhuizen

Overview of this book

One of the leading open source frontend frameworks, Bootstrap has undergone a significant change and introduced several features that make designing compelling, next-generation UIs much simpler. Integrating Bootstrap with ASP.NET's powerful components can further enhance its capabilities. This book guides you through the process of creating an ASP.NET MVC website from scratch using Bootstrap. After a primer on the fundamentals of Bootstrap, you will learn your way around and create a new ASP.NET MVC project in Visual Studio. You will move on to learn about the various Bootstrap components as well as techniques to include them in your own projects. The book includes practical examples to show you how to use open-source plugins with Bootstrap and ASP.NET MVC and guides you through building an ASP.NET MVC website using Bootstrap, utilizing layout and user-interface components. At the end of this book, you will find some valuable tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your Bootstrap-integrated and ASP.NET MVC-integrated website.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Bootstrap for ASP.NET MVC Second Edition
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Button dropdowns

Button dropdowns are useful when you need a button that can perform multiple related actions. For example, you could have a save button that saves a record, but you would also like to give the user an option to save the record and automatically show a new empty form to create another record. This will be beneficial to the user when they need to create multiple records of the same type.

For example, the following code creates a button dropdown menu inside a form that will create a save button with two additional actions:

<div class="dropdown"> 
    <button class="btn btn-primary dropdown-toggle" type="button" 
     data-toggle="dropdown" aria-haspopup="true" aria-expanded="false"> 
    <div class="dropdown-menu" aria-labelledby="dropdownMenu2"> 
        <button class="dropdown-item" type="submit">Save &amp; New</button> 
        <div class="dropdown-divider"></div...