Shawn Wildermuth

Author, Teacher, and Filmmaker
.NET Foundation Board Member

My Videos

A collection of my instructional videos


Published: Thursday, 28 May 2020

Getting Started with Vue.js

A talk for the Mississauga .NET Users Group

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Published: Wednesday, 22 April 2020

Shawn Wildermuth's Rants: Episode 2 - Best Practices

In this episode, I discuss my hypocrisy about the idea of best practices, dogma, and pragmatism.

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Published: Sunday, 19 April 2020

Coding in the Time of Covid-19

In this short video, I talk with different people about how they are handling the lock-down orders.

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Published: Saturday, 11 April 2020

Shawn Wildermuth's Rants: Episode 1 - Fear

In this new series, I'll be talking about topics that I care about in software development. In this first episode, I talk about fear.

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Published: Thursday, 12 March 2020

Hire People Not Skills

From Antacticonf

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Published: Thursday, 09 January 2020

Developing ASP.NET Core in VS Code

From WROC# 2019

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Published: Monday, 16 December 2019

Creating Your Own Build/Test with GitHub Actions

I created this video because I didn't see an easy walkthrough for Github Actions.

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Published: Friday, 04 October 2019

Versioning APIs with ASP NET Core

From .NET Conf 2019

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Published: Thursday, 20 September 2018

Turning Passion into Experience

From ProgNET London 2018

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Published: Tuesday, 21 November 2017

How Should We Version our APIs?

From 'The Hello World Show'

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Published: Friday, 17 March 2017

NDC Sydney 2016 – Ask Me Anything! with Shawn Wildermuth (Anglular 2.0)

I was interviewed down in Sydney about my thoughts on Angular 2

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Published: Saturday, 18 June 2016

Tech and Friends - Episode 437: Shawn Wildermuth on the "Hello World" Road Trip

I'm interviewed by David Giard about the Road Trip!

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Published: Saturday, 14 May 2016

Creating the Smallest ASP.NET Core RC2 App

This short tutorial shows you how to convert a new console app to a web server to see how the pieces fit together with the upcoming RC2.

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Published: Tuesday, 19 April 2016

Visual Studio Tips: Refactoring and Building Classes

In this video, I show you how to build classes and types with Visual Studio's built-in refactoring support.

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Published: Friday, 08 April 2016

Docker and ASP.NET Core

Some learnings from my fun with hosting ASP.NET Core in a Docker container, both on a local machine and in Azure.

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Published: Saturday, 02 April 2016

Visual Studio Tips: Shortcut Keys

I get asked a lot about what keys I tap during my courses, so I thought I'd put together some of my favorite trips with shortcut keys in Visual Studio.

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Published: Saturday, 02 April 2016

Angular 2 and ASP.NET Core Projects

Originally a webcast where I build an Angular 2 project in a ASP.NET Project live, it's not without some bumps and bruises but hopefully there are some things to learn here.

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Published: Tuesday, 08 March 2016

What is Bootstrap 4

From NDC London 2016: After a couple of years in the planning, Bootstrap 4 is finally coming. If you’re already using Bootstrap or if you want a responsive framework to start building websites, this talk will introduce you to the newest version of this popular framework.

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Published: Friday, 20 November 2015

Learn about ASP.NET 5 with expert Shawn Wildermuth

In this Pluralsight webcast, I show you how to build an ASP.NET Core (e.g. ASP.NET 5) project from scratch!

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Published: Tuesday, 10 November 2015

Using Bower in ASP.NET Core and Visual Studio 2015

A video where I show how to use Bower to do your ASP.NET 5 (ASP.NET Core) projects.

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Published: Friday, 12 December 2014

How to build AngularJS directives using Webstorm 9

In this preview of my Webstorm 9 course for Pluralsight, I show how to build directives directly in Webstorm.

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Published: Monday, 24 November 2014

What's new with WebStorm 9

In this webinar, I will walk through the new features in WebStorm 9, a full web IDE from JetBrains.

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Published: Tuesday, 08 July 2014

Making scalable JavaScript

In thie preview of my Pluralsight Course on Large Scale JavaScript, I talk about how scalability in JavaScript.

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Published: Wednesday, 05 February 2014

Why Testing DOM-Centric JavaScript is Hard

In this free clip from Large Scale JavaScript for Client and Server, I show you why testing your DOM-Centric JavaScript is difficult.

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Published: Wednesday, 04 December 2013

Bootstrap 3 grid system explained

In this preview of my Pluralsight Bootstrap 3 course, I show how the grid system works.

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Published: Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Piggybacking on ASP.NET authentication with Web API

In this preview of Preview of my Pluralsight ASP.NET Web API course, I show how to use cookie authentication to secure your REST APIs.

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Published: Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Scoping in JavaScript Functions

In this excerpt from my "JavaScript for C# Developers", I show you how scoping in JavaScript is different from C# so you don't make the same mistakes he did when he first was dabbling in the language.

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Published: Monday, 30 September 2013

Modifying Styles with Firebug

In this course excerpt from Debugging the Web, I show you how you can change styling information using Firebug and see the results in real-time.

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Published: Tuesday, 10 September 2013

Refactoring CSS Rules to LESS

In this demo from his A Better CSS: LESS and SASS course, I show you how to take nested CSS Rules and refactoring them using LESS into more maintainable code.

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Published: Tuesday, 27 August 2013

Building the Wireframe in Visual Studio with Zen Coding

In this preview from my Pluralsight course on ASP.NET 4 (end-to-end), I show Zen Coding in Visual Studio.

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Published: Wednesday, 10 July 2013

Designing Web API URIs

In this preview of my Pluralsight course on Designing APIs, I talk about starting a Web API by designing the URLs.

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Published: Tuesday, 04 September 2012

Namespace Simulation Using C# in JavaScript

Too many globally scoped variables and functions can make Javascript code difficult to work with, particularly on large projects. In this video excerpt fromm course JavaScript for C# Developers you'll see how to simulate the concept of namespaces using objects.

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Published: Saturday, 21 July 2012

aspConf 2012: Modern Web Development

In this talk, Shawn will walk the attendees through the new way that web applications are being built today using the latest in client-side development the best practices of how to carry that out with ASP.NET MVC.

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Published: Saturday, 21 July 2012

aspConf 2012: Responsive Design

Instead of creating separate sites for the different sized mobile experiences, you should be creating sites that adapt to the screen they're shown on. In this talk, Shawn Wildermuth will show you the basics of making CSS work for you with responsive design techniques.

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Published: Wednesday, 06 June 2012

CSS Debugging Tips

Getting your web applications styled just right can sometimes require a bit of iteration. In this video excerpt from my course "Debugging the Web" you'll see how to edit the CSS rules in the browser where you can see the affects immediately and then how to move those changes back to your source stylesheet.

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