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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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Creating a Bootstrap Alert Tag Helper

To create a Bootstrap Alert Tag Helper, which will be a little bit more advanced than the previous example, follow these steps:

  1. Create a new class called BootstrapAlertTagHelper in the TagHelpers folder.

  2. Change the class to inherit from TagHelper.

  3. Add a Boolean property called Dismissable and a string property called Color to the class:

             public bool Dismissable { get; set; } 
            public string Color { get; set; } 
  4. Next, override the ProcessAsync method, as illustrated here:

            public override async Task ProcessAsync(TagHelperContext context, 
           TagHelperOutput output) 
                output.TagName = "div"; 
                output.Attributes.Add("class","alert alert-" + Color); 
                output.Attributes.Add("role", "attribute"); 
                if (Dismissable) 
                $"<button type="button" class="close" data-dismiss="alert">
                <span aria-hidden="true...