VB.NET Training Course
Learn Visual Basic .NET Programming with Microsoft .NET from VB.NET developers in London and also create projects for your portfolio
Location: Kings Cross, London
Upcoming Class: 17 Jun 2013
|17 Jun 2013||Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu||10:00 - 17:00||4||£950.00||Reserve|
VB.NET course overviewThis VB.NET course explains how to use VB.NET to create applications. After completing this training course you would be able to use VB.NET on your projects.
This instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to develop applications in Microsoft Visual Basic .NET for the Microsoft .NET platform. The course focuses on user interfaces, program structure, language syntax, and implementation details.
At Course Completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
- Create a simple Visual Basic .NET-based application based on the Windows Application template.
- Use forms and controls to create a user interface.
- Create and use variables and arrays.
- Create and use Sub and Function procedures, including predefined functions.
- Implement decision structures and loops by using conditional expressions.
- Validate user input for fields, controls, and forms.
- Apply object-oriented programming techniques to create classes, add methods, and add properties.
- Resolve syntax, run-time, and logic errors by using the debugger and structured exception handling.
- Enhance the user interface by adding menus, status bars, and toolbars.
- Create a simple Visual Basic .NET-based Web Forms application that uses an XML Web Service.
- Access and manipulate data in a Microsoft Access or Microsoft SQL ServerÂ™ database by using Microsoft ADO.NET.
- Build, package, and deploy an application.
Few practical VB.NET based projects at the end of the course will ensure that you can apply VB.NET on your projects.
This short VB.NET course is hands-on, instructor-led and classroom based. This training can be taken as a part-time evening course or even on the weekends. A list of all upcoming public VB.NET training course is given on training dragon website.
Who is VB.NET training for?This VB.NET training is designed for VB.NET beginners. This course is intended for both novice and experienced programmers who have a minimum of three months programming experience and have basic Microsoft Windows navigation skills.
Prerequisites for VB.NET course
- It is not necessary to have knowledge of any programming language before you start this VB.NET course but If you have some knowledge of programming then it will make learning this course even easier. Training Dragon’s programming courses like PHP course, java courses, Objective-C training and ASP.net training can provide an insight into programming.
What will I get?
- Training from professional VB.NET developers:
Training Dragon consultants have been implementing professional VB.NET solutions across a range of applications for many years. Those consultants write and teach our VB.NET training courses, so their experience directly informs course content.
- Real-time Practice and Projects:
Our VB.NET courses are designed to get you started in VB.NET programming. We work on industry related projects in this VB.NET course.
- Course Material:
VB.NET electronic notes are included in this course.
- Course Completion Certificate:
After completing this training you will receive a VB.NET programming course completion certificate.
- Support and Careers Advice:
After the course if you have any problems or questions regarding VB.NET do not hesitate to contact us. Training Dragon’s trainers are expert in their fields and if you need any help with you career choice, please speak to one of our trainers.
VB.NET Course Contents
Module 1: Getting Started
- Basic .NET Concepts
- Exploring the Development Environment
- Creating a Visual Basic .NET Project
Exercise 1: Creating Your First Application in Visual Basic .NET
Begin a Visual Basic .NET project that is based on the Windows Application template.
Use the standard toolbar, programming tools, and programming windows in the development environment to work with applications.
Create a simple application in Visual Basic .NET.
Module 2: Working with Forms and Controls
- Understanding Programming Concepts
- Working with Windows Forms
- Working with Controls
- Styling Your Code
Exercise 1: Creating the Main Form
Explain fundamental programming concepts, including event-driven programming, classes, objects, properties, methods, and events.
Use forms and controls to create a user interface.
Create and manage multiple forms in a simple application.
Interact with a user by using the MessageBox function.
Use Visual Basic naming conventions and standards for formatting and documenting code.
Module 3: Using Variables and Arrays
- Introduction to Data Types
- Using Variables
- Variable Scope
- Converting Data Types
- Creating and Using Structures
- Storing Data in Arrays
Exercise 1: Using Static Variables
Exercise 2: Creating, Using, and Converting Variables
Exercise 1: Creating a Structure
Exercise 2: Creating and Using Arrays
Describe the various data types they can use to declare variables.
Name, declare, initialize, and use variables and constants.
Declare variables with different levels of scope.
Create user-defined structures.
Convert variable values from one data type to another.
Store data in arrays.
Module 4: Working with Procedures
- Creating Procedures
- Using Procedures
- Using Predefined Functions
Exercise 1: Creating Functions in a Module
Exercise 2: Working with the Main Form
Create and call Sub procedures and Function procedures.
Write procedures in modules to enable code reuse.
Pass arguments by value and by reference.
Use predefined functions in application code.
Module 5: Decision Structures and Loops
- Using Conditional Expressions
- Using Decision Structures
- Using Conditional Loop Structures
Exercise 1: Checking User Input
Exercise 2: Confirming Application Close
Create formulas and conditional expressions by using arithmetic, comparison, and logical operators.
Use IfÂ…Then structures to evaluate whether a condition is true or false and direct the program flow accordingly.
Use Select Case structures to execute one of several statements.
Use ForÂ…Next structures to execute statements a set number of times.
Use DoÂ…Loop structures to execute statements until a specific condition is met or while a specific condition is true.
Choose the appropriate decision structure or loop based on the requirements of the application.
Module 6: Validating User Input
- Restricting User Input
- Validating Field Data
- Validating Form Data
Exercise 1: Validating User Input
Restrict the type of data that can be entered in a field.
Test user input at the field level to determine if it is valid, and display messages to help the user correct invalid data.
Set control properties to specify the order of data entry, the type of data to enter, and how to display the data when the application is run.
Validate user input at the form level, and guide users through the process of finding and fixing errors.
Module 7: Object-Oriented Programming in Visual Basic .NET
- Understanding Classes
- Working with Classes
- Using Shared Members
- Inheritance, Polymorphism, and Namespaces
Exercise 1: Creating a Derived Form Class
Explain object-oriented programming concepts, including abstraction, encapsulation, classes, and objects.
Use the Object Browser to examine available programming elements, including classes and objects.
Create a new class, including its methods, properties, and data members with appropriate access levels.
Create and use an instance of a class, including instance and shared data members, and shared and non-shared methods.
Explain how constructors and destructors work.
Explain inheritance, polymorphism, and namespaces.
Module 8: Handling Errors and Exceptions
- Types of Errors
- Using the Debugger
- Handling Exceptions
Exercise 1: Using Try…Catch Blocks
Exercise 2: Using Try…Catch…Finally Blocks
Define and give examples of syntax, run-time, and logic errors.
Debug code by using the Visual Studio .NET debugger.
Implement structured exception handling in an application.
Module 9: Enhancing the User Interface
- Creating Menus
- Creating Status Bars
- Creating Toolbars
Create custom menus to group application commands.
Create a status bar to provide users with feedback about an application.
Create a toolbar to provide a graphical interface with which users can access key functions of an application.
Module 10: Web Forms and XML Web Services
- Working with Web Forms
- Using XML Web Services
Exercise 1: Creating the User Interface
Exercise 2: Using XML Web Services
Create, build, and run an application that uses Web Forms.
Explain the process for discovering and calling XML Web services.
Use a proxy to call an XML Web service from a Web Form.
Module 11: Using ADO.NET
- Database Concepts
- Overview of ADO.NET
- Working with Data
Exercise 1: Using the Data Form Wizard
Define basic database terminology, including database, table, record, field, and key.
Describe some commonly used ADO.NET objects.
Create and open a connection to a database.
Create, read, update, and delete records in a database.
Use the Data Form Wizard to create a simple data access application.
Display and modify data extracted from a database.
Module 12: Deploying Applications
- Introduction to Deployment
- Deploying a Windows-based Application
Exercise 1: Using the Setup Wizard
Exercise 2: Installing the Loan Application
Describe how to deploy applications by using Visual Studio .NET.
Create and customize a Setup program for a Windows-based application.
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