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Visual Basic has a rich history in the landscape of Microsoft development technologies, and it continues to play an important role today with the .NET Framework. VB provides a clear and explicit way to implement contemporary object-oriented solutions on the .NET platform.

This VB and .NET Development training course will give you a deep and broad understanding of VB as a programming language. You will also gain confidence to explore the richness of the .NET Framework library, including LINQ, the Entity Framework, and asynchronous programming.


What you’ll learn:

  •     Essential VB syntax
  •     Implementing object-oriented designs in VB
  •     Using generics, collection classes, and exceptions
  •     File handling
  •     ADO.NET, Entity Framework, and LINQ
  •     Multithreading and asynchronous programming
  •     Dynamic programming
  •     Overview of WPF and WCF

VB and .NET Development

Course Code

GTNET04

Duration

5 Days

Course Fee

POA

Accreditation

N/A

Target Audience

  • This VB and .NET Development training course is aimed at developers who are familiar with object-oriented principles and need to develop applications for the .NET platform using VB.

Attendee Requirements

  • At least 6 months programming experience
  • Familiarity with OO concepts would be an advantage

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Course Description

Visual Basic has a rich history in the landscape of Microsoft development technologies, and it continues to play an important role today with the .NET Framework. VB provides a clear and explicit way to implement contemporary object-oriented solutions on the .NET platform.

This VB and .NET Development training course will give you a deep and broad understanding of VB as a programming language. You will also gain confidence to explore the richness of the .NET Framework library, including LINQ, the Entity Framework, and asynchronous programming.


What you’ll learn:

  •     Essential VB syntax
  •     Implementing object-oriented designs in VB
  •     Using generics, collection classes, and exceptions
  •     File handling
  •     ADO.NET, Entity Framework, and LINQ
  •     Multithreading and asynchronous programming
  •     Dynamic programming
  •     Overview of WPF and WCF
Course Outline

Introduction to VB and .NET

  •     .NET Framework building blocks
  •     Hello world in VB
  •     Using Visual Studio
  •     Namespaces and assemblies

Core VB Programming Constructs

  •     Variables, operators, and statements
  •     Reference types vs. value types
  •     Conversions
  •     Nullable types
  •     Using the Console and String classes
  •     Flow-of-control
  •     Using implicit types

More VB Programming Constructs

  •     Defining methods
  •     Input, output, and optional parameters
  •     Method overloading
  •     Arrays
  •     Structures

Defining and Using Classes

  •     Defining classes
  •     Defining constructors and finalizers
  •     Defining properties
  •     Creating and disposing objects
  •     Defining constants and read-only fields
  •     Static members
  •     Partial classes/methods

Inheritance and Polymorphism

  •     Defining base classes and derived classes
  •     Overriding methods
  •     Abstract classes
  •     Interfaces

Exception Handling

  •     Defining Try/Catch/Finally blocks
  •     Throwing exceptions
  •     Defining new exception classes
  •     Defining Using blocks

Creating Collections of Objects

  •     Overview of generics
  •     Using List collections
  •     Using Dictionary collections

Delegates, Events, and Lambdas

  •     Overview
  •     Defining simple delegates
  •     Defining and handling events
  •     Using lambda expressions

Additional Language Features

  •     Operator overloading
  •     Extension methods
  •     Object initializers
  •     Anonymous types

Introduction to LINQ

  •     The role of LINQ
  •     Simple LINQ query expressions
  •     Using LINQ with collections
  •     LINQ query operators

File Handling

  •     Using the DriveInfo, DirectoryInfo, and FileInfo classes
  •     Using the Directory and File classes
  •     Using stream readers and writers
  •     Serialization

Managing Data

  •     .NET data providers
  •     Connecting to a database
  •     Executing a query
  •     Result sets
  •     DataSets
  •     Using the Entity Framework

Creating XAML-based User Interfaces

  •     Overview of Windows Presentation Foundation
  •     Getting started with XAML
  •     Implementing event handlers
  •     Data binding

WCF and Data Services

  •     Overview of Windows Communication Foundation
  •     Creating a service
  •     Hosting a service
  •     Creating a client
  •     Implementing and using WCF data services

Multithreading, Tasks, and Asynchronous Operations

  •     Invoking methods asynchronously via delegates
  •     Creating threads programmatically
  •     Synchronization
  •     Parallel programming
  •     PLINQ
  •     Asynchronous programming

Integrating with Unmanaged Code

  •     The dynamic keyword
  •     The Dynamic Language Runtime

Additional .NET Techniques

  •     Reflection
  •     Assembly management
  •     Attributes
  •     Encryption and decryption
Learning Path
  • There are a number of options of suitable follow-on courses, depending on your business needs. Please contact us for further details.
Ways to Attend
  • Attend a public course, if there is one available. Please check our schedule, or register your interest in joining a course in your area.
  • Private onsite Team training also available, please contact us to discuss. We can customise this course to suit your business requirements.

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