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Bootstrap for ASP.NET MVC - Second Edition

By : Pieter van der Westhuizen
Book Image

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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Modal dialogs

Modals are used to provide a pop-up dialog style element that can be used to provide information to the user or even allow the user, to complete a form inside the modal. A Bootstrap modal is essentially made of three parts: a header, body, and footer. You can put any standard HTML markup inside the modal's body element, including standard text or even an embedded YouTube video.

As a general rule, always place the modal's markup in a top-level position inside your view, the top or bottom of the view is the best place to put your modal markup.

In order to show a modal when a button is clicked, you can set the data-toggle and data-target attributes of a Bootstrap button. For example, in the following HTML markup, a button's data-toggle attribute has been set to modal and its data-target attribute has been set to employeeModal:

<div class="row"> 
    <button type="button" class="btn btn-primary btn-lg" data-toggle=
        "modal" data-target="#employeeModal"&gt...