This introductory course is designed for those who wish to use Visual Basic and the .NET Framework to create applications and utilities.
NOTE: This course is delivered with Visual Studio 2017. Previous release levels can be covered on request, please ask for details.
Those attending should have a good working knowledge of a Microsoft Windows environment. Some programming experience, preferably in a high level language, is recommended.
5 days. Hands on.
After completing this course, delegates will understand:
- How to use the Visual Studio IDE and its facilities.
- VB.net syntax and coding.
- How to Create Windows Applications.
- How to create and manipulate classes.
- How to use name spaces.
Introduction to Visual Basic programming
An introduction to Visual Studio
How to design a Windows Forms application
How to code and test a Windows Forms application
The Visual Basic language essentials
How to work with numeric and string data
How to code control structures
How to code procedures and event handlers
How to handle exceptions and validate data
How to work with arrays and collections
How to work with dates and strings
More skills for working with Windows forms and controls
How to create and use classes
How to debug an application
An introduction to database programming
How to work with data sources and datasets
How to work with bound controls and parameterized queries
How to use ADO.NET to write your own data access code
How to work with default properties, events, and operators
How to work with inheritance
How to work with interfaces and generics
How to organize and document your classes
More skills for working with data
How to work with files and data streams
How to work with XML files
How to use LINQ
Enhancement, deployment, and Windows 10
How to enhance the user interface
How to deploy an application
An introduction to Windows 10 programming