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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
About the Author
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Creating an empty ASP.NET project

Because Visual Studio Code is folder-based and not project-based like Visual Studio, it does not have a File | New Project option in its list of menus.

Scaffolding a project using Yeoman

Instead, you'll use Yeoman to scaffold a basic empty ASP.NET project. If you do not already have npm installed, complete the following steps:

  1. Open a new command prompt and navigate to the folder where you would like to create your project, for example, C:\MyBootstrap4Site.

  2. Enter the following command in the command prompt in order to install Yeoman and supporting tools:

            npm install -g yo grunt-cli generator-aspnet bower 

    After Yeoman and supporting tools have been installed, follow these steps:

  3. Enter the following command and press Enter to start the Yeoman ASP.NET generator:

            yo aspnet
  4. Select Empty Application from the list of applications and press Enter:

  5. When prompted for the name of your ASP.NET application, type Bootstrap4Site and press Enter.

  6. Yeoman will...