.NET Presentations: Events in a Box!

Welcome to .NET "Presentations in a Box." We have a listing of workshops and presentations YOU can use AND contribute to! Remix and share, and present at Meetups, User Groups, CodeCamps, or Conferences! Not familiar with .NET? Download open source .NET Core for any OS at http://dot.net or try it in your browser at http://try.dot.net now!

.NET Conf 2020

Here are the presentations from .NET Conf 2020 (and previous events), along with creative content and info you can use to put on your own .NET Conf Local event!


.NET Core Workshop .NET Core Workshop

Are you ready to get started with .NET Core? This one day workshop covers the basics, then digs into web development with ASP.NET Core, .NET Standard, porting from .NET Framework, and containers.

ASP.NET Core App Workshop ASP.NET Core App Workshop

In this workshop, you’ll learn by building a full-featured ASP.NET Core application from scratch. We’ll start from File/ New and build up to an API back-end application, a web front-end application, and a common library for shared data transfer objects using .NET Standard.

ASP.NET Core For Beginners ASP.NET Core For Beginners

Are you completely new to .NET? No problem! Here’s a half day workshop for developers who have no experience with .NET Core or ASP.NET. We’ll start with the basics and build up to a movie database website with search.

ASP.NET Core Overview Workshop ASP.NET Core Overview Workshop

This ASP.NET Core workshop is broken down by topics: middleware, front-end, etc.


AWS CDK allows developers to define their cloud infrastructure in code instead of writing large JSON or YAML files. .NET developers can build their cloud infrastructure in C# or F# taking advantages of .NET compilers and tools to validate their infrastructure.

Blazor Workshop Blazor Workshop

Blazor is a single-page app framework for building client-side web apps using .NET and WebAssembly. In this workshop we will build a complete Blazor app and learn about the various Blazor framework features along the way.

C# 9 Workshop C# 9 Workshop

Are you ready to get started with C# 9? This 2 hour introductory C# workshop will take you through everything you need to know to use the latest and greatest features of C#.

Xamarin.Forms Workshop Xamarin.Forms Workshop

In this workshop, you’ll learn by building a full-featured iOS, Android, and Windows application from scratch built with Xamarin.Forms. We’ll start from File/ New and build up a full application that lists data from a RESTful backend, adds navigation, and native features including geolocation.

Presentation Decks

.NET Today and Tomorrow

Overview of the .NET platform, open source ecosystem, features in the latest releases, and the future roadmap of .NET Core 3.0. Great for keynotes.

ASP.NET Core - Security and Identity

Overview of Security and Identity in ASP.NET Core 2.0, including Authorization Policies, Cookie Auth, and TOTP. Demos included.

Crafting Real-time Mobile Apps with Xamarin & SignalR

Stop polling and enable bi-directional communication between your server and mobile apps, in real-time. Better yet share all your real-time communication business logic between iOS and Android Xamarin apps with .NET Standard and SignalR.

Introduction to Mobile Development with Xamarin

Complete walkthrough of mobile development with Xamarin. This includes how Xamarin integrates into the .NET ecosystem to build iOS, Android, macOS, tvOS, and watchOS apps with .NET and Visual Studio. This goes through all of the essential pieces to development with Xamarin.

What is .NET?

Level 100 Beginner 45min presentation on what .NET is and how to get started!

Xamarin.Essentials - Cross-platform Native APIs

Xamarin.Essentials, a powerful cross-platform library that provides a clean and lightweight API to access common features on mobile platforms, in your cross-platform C# apps without writing abstractions or platform-specific code.

Xamarin.Forms - Extend and Optimize

This deck focuses on the latest developments in Xamarin.Forms that will help developers share more code and build beautiful native iOS and Android apps in less time.

Community E-Books and Tutorials

250+ ASP.NET Core Samples 250+ ASP.NET Core Samples

Dody has built an amazing collection of over 180 code samples for ASP.NET Core 2.1, 2.2, and 3.0 fundamentals. These are really focused samples that are quick to set up and run, and he keeps them really up to date.

Akka.NET Bootcamp Akka.NET Bootcamp

A step-by-step, self-paced tutorial for learning the basics of the actor model and Akka.NET syntax. You’ll learn how to create your own actors, how to use them to build highly concurrent applications safely and easily, and you’ll learn how to integrate actors with other popular .NET technologies such as the Task and Parallelism Library (TPL.)

ASP.NET Core A-Z e-book

This is a great way to learn ASP.NET Core key concepts, with A-Z deep dives on important concepts and features from “Authentication & Authorization” to “Zero-Downtime Web Apps”.

The Little ASP.NET Core Book

You don’t need to know anything about web programing or ASP.NET Core to get started! The Little ASP.NET Core Book is structured as a tutorial. You’ll build an app from start to finish and learn:

  • How to build an application with the ASP.NET Core framework
  • The basics of the MVC (Model-View-Controller) pattern
  • How to read and write data to a database
  • How to add login, registration, and security
  • How to deploy the app to the web

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