As a follow up to the recent update of DHTMLX Scheduler .NET to v.3.1, we’d like to share a simple tutorial that demonstrates how to build an appointment calendar in ASP.NET MVC5 (C#). We used our flexible web control to build a calendar together with Entity Framework (CodeFirst) and Bootstrap.
The calendar we are going to create supports all up-to-date .NET frameworks and development environments (i.e. ASP.NET 4.5 and Visual Studio 2012 or newer).
After you finish all the steps, you’ll get an Ajax-enabled flat-skin calendar template with basic functionality, namely:
Basic views: day, week and month
Highlighted current day
Dynamic data loading and
Your appointment calendar will look like this one:
Besides, you can download a ready calendar template with all work done for you:
If you use Visual Studio 2012 to build a calendar app, be sure to install Visual Studio 2012 Update 4
, which adds MVC5 support.
1st Step. Create ASP.NET MVC5 Project
We’ll build an appointment calendar in VS 2012 Express for Web, Update 4. If you use another VS version, there can be no substantial changes.
Let’s create an empty MVC5 (C#) project in VS 2012 Express and name it “AppointmentCalendar”.
2nd Step. Create a Model with...(Read whole news on source site)