Ever wanted to build your own website?  Maybe you’ve already built a site as part of a school/uni project...  Now you can create a website in no time using Microsoft WebMatrix.  It’s a free tool to make things very simple for you!

WebMatrix is a free web development tool from Microsoft that includes everything you need for website development. Start from open source web applications, built-in web templates or just start writing code yourself. It’s all-inclusive, simple and best of all free. Developing websites has never been easier.

If you’re curious to try it, here are a few resources to get you started:

  • Download WebMatrix here
  • Watch a short overview video
  • Web Development 101 using WebMatrix: this series includes 9 parts to walk you through development
  • A 6 part tutorial specially designed with students in mind
  • For those of you that are advanced and want an in depth e-book, check this one out.  It teaches you everything you need to know about WebMatrix, ASP.NET Web pages and the Razor syntax.  It has step-by-step exercises for you.

Building a website has never been this easy.  I still remember writing HTML code to create my first website Smile

If you try WebMatrix, let me know what you think of it.  Have fun!