Learn WebMatrix

WebMatrix is easy to learn and below we have collated all of the training resource’s out there on the web. If there is something we’ve missed let us know in the comments and we will update this page.

ScenarioTopics and Tasks
Getting started with WebMatrixGetting Started with WebMatrix and ASP.NET Web Pages
Your First Website Using WebMatrix
Working with the WebMatrix UIWebMatrix Site Workspace Help
WebMatrix Files Workspace Help
WebMatrix Database Workspace Help
WebMatrix Reports Workspace Help
Working with Code

Introduction to ASP.NET Web Programming Using the Razor Syntax
ASP.NET Quick API Reference
ASP.NET Web Pages Visual Basic
Programming ASP.NET Web Pages with Visual Studio

Creating a Consistent LookCreating Reusable Blocks of Content
Creating a Consistent Look Using Layout Pages
Designing Layout Pages That Have Multiple Content Sections
Making Content Sections Optional
Passing Data to Layout Pages
Creating and Using a Basic Helper
Working with FormsCreating a Simple HTML Form
Reading User Input From the Form
Validating User Input
Restoring Form Values After Postbacks
Working with DataIntroduction to Databases
Creating a database
Adding data to the database
Displaying data from a database
Inserting data in a database
Updating data in a database
Deleting data in a database
Connecting to a Database
Understanding SQL
Migrating a Database to SQL Server
Displaying Data in a Grid

Displaying Data in a Grid
Specifying and Formatting Columns to Display
Styling the Grid as a Whole
Paging Through Data

Displaying Data in a Chart

The Chart Helper
Creating a Chart from Data
Displaying Charts Inside a Web Page
Styling a Chart
Saving a Chart

Working with FilesCreating a Text File and Writing Data to It
Appending Data to an Existing File
Reading and Displaying Data from a File
Deleting Files
Letting Users Upload a File
Letting Users Upload Multiple Files
Working with ImagesAdding an Image to a Web Page Dynamically
Uploading an Image
Resizing an Image
Rotating and Flipping an Image
Adding a Watermark to an Image
Using an Image As a Watermark
Working with VideoChoosing a Video Player
Playing Flash (.swf) Videos
Playing MediaPlayer (.wmv) Videos
Playing Silverlight Videos
Adding Email to Your Web SiteSending Email Messages from Your Web site
Sending a File Using Email
Adding search to Your Web SiteSearching from Your Website
Adding Social Networking to Your Web SiteLinking Your Website on Social Networking Sites
Adding a Twitter Feed
Rendering a Gravatar Image
Displaying an Xbox Gamer Card
Displaying a Facebook “Like” Button
Analyzing TrafficTracking Visitor Information (Analytics)
Caching to Improve the Performance of Your WebsiteCaching to Improve Website Responsiveness
Adding Security and MembershipIntroduction to Website Membership
Creating a Website That Has Registration and Login Pages
Creating a Members-Only Page
Creating Security for Groups of Users (Roles)
Creating a Password-Change Page
Letting Users Generate a New Password
Preventing Automated Programs from Joining Your Website
Debugging your web siteUsing the ServerInfo Helper to Display Server Information
Embedding Output Expressions to Display Page Values
Using the ObjectInfo Helper to Display Object Values
Using Debugging Tools
Customizing Site-Wide BehaviorAdding Website Startup Code
Running Code Before and After Files in a Folder
Creating More Readable and Searchable URLs
Publishing your web siteHow to publish a web application using WebMatrix
Download, Edit, and Republish Your Website with WebMatrix
Microsoft WebMatrix: Publish Compatibility
Microsoft WebMatrix: Certificate errors during publishing
Modifying web site settingsSecuring Web Communications: Certificates, SSL, and https://
Download and Install a PHP Application
Viewing web site trafficAnalyze Requests to your Website
Use WebMatrix to optimize your site for search engines (SEO)
WebMatrix VideosIntroduction to WebMatrix
Start from Scratch
Start with Web Apps
Small, but complete package
Grows with you
Open Source
Database made simple
Elegant interface, simple experience
Simple to code
More than “Hello, World”
Desktop or server, it’s all the same
Tightly knit, fully integrated
Optimize for search
Site publishing
Customize and deploy your CMS
Using the Web Platform InstallerUsing the Microsoft Web Platform Installer
Web Platform Installer 2.0 Walkthrough
Web Platform Installer Resources
Using IIS ExpressIIS Express Overview
Use the Windows System Tray to Manage Websites and Applications
Running IIS Express from the Command Line
IIS Express FAQ
Additional WebMatrix ResourcesMicrosoft Web Camps training kit for WebMatrix
Submit a bug or suggestion
WebMatrix Readme
App Gallery FAQs
IIS Express Documentation
ASP.NET Razor Syntax code samples and tutorial download page
Ask a question or discuss in the forums
SQL Server Compact information

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