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Classroom training -  Fast track C#

Classroom Training

3-day fast track C# training course

Available as classroom training course only

3 days

If you're learning C# you may find it difficult to spare two days out of the office for our basic C# course followed by two days for our intermediate C# course.  This combined intensive course aims to cover the combined four days of training in just 3 days (see our fast track notes for how this is possible).

Our fast-track courses are only available as tailored training, either at your premises or at either our London or Manchester venues (here's why).

Course Contents

This fast-track course combines topics from the following other Wise Owl courses:

From our INTRODUCTION TO VISUAL C# course

Creating forms

  • Drawing controls
  • Formatting forms

Coding form events

  • Forms and their events
  • The two event arguments

Laying out your code

  • Commenting out code
  • Using regions

C# variables

  • Creating and using variables
  • The types of variable

Covered if time allows If time

Enumerations and constants

  • Enumerations
  • Constants

Conditions

  • Using IF and ELSE
  • The SWITCH statement

Modular code

  • Passing arguments
  • Writing functions

Arrays

  • Using arrays
  • Splitting text

Looping

  • Looping n times
  • WHILE loops
  • Looping over collections

Files and folders

  • Stream readers and writers
  • The USING statement
  • FileInfo and DirectoryInfo

Debugging and trapping errors

  • The TRY clause
  • Stepping through code
  • Setting breakpoints

Using lists

  • Populating lists
  • Finding items

Properties in C#

  • RO, WO and RW properties
  • Coding properties
From our INTERMEDIATE C# course

Designing classes

  • The domestic cat object
  • Properties and methods
  • Encapsulation and exposure

Creating classes

  • Using namespaces
  • Creating constructors
  • Fields, properties and methods
  • Static members

The form as a class

  • Partial classes
  • InitalizeComponent method
  • Instantiating forms

Data structures

  • Generics
  • Arrays
  • Lists, stacks and queues
  • Dictionaries

Covered if time allows If time

Overloading

  • Overloaded methods
  • Overloading constructors

LINQ theory

  • Extension methods
  • Ienumerability
  • Query vs. method syntax

Writing LINQ

  • Arrays, lists and data tables
  • Criteria and ordering
  • Using LET expressions

Covered if time allows If time

Advanced LINQ

  • Projecting data
  • Anonymous types
  • Forcing query execution
  • Taking and skipping

Types of model

  • Code first
  • Model first
  • Database first

Entity Frameworks

  • Creating entity data models
  • Data contexts
  • Updating models

LINQ with Entity Frameworks

  • Creating a data context
  • Selecting data using LINQ
  • Using relationships (associations)
  • Adding, editing and deleting

Covered if time allows If time

Advanced LINQ with EF

  • Returning anonymous types
  • Using stored procedures
  • Extending (partial classes)

Covered if time allows If time

Grouping using LINQ

  • IGrouping and IEnumerable
  • Grouping keys
  • Group into and ordering
  • Using multiple keys

You don't need any programming experience to attend this course (although if you've used other languages this will be useful), but you do need to be a quick learner.  If you strugged with maths at school this probably isn't the right course for you!

Why Choose Us?

Sample customer feedback

Our thanks to everyone who agreed to share their thoughts (note that some of these reviews may be for our online courses).

"Taught at a good pace, the days are broken up well with a memorable way of teaching and you get useful resources to take home."

Holly Crabtree Skelton (North West Ambulance Service)

"Fantastic course - well done. Content and organisation just right. Manuals/exercises look very thorough. Have learnt loads. Course outlines and blogs on your website are excellent."

Stephen Carter (London Borough of Newham)

"The trainer was excellent, extremely helpful, knowledgeable and patient. Lots of online content. Like the variety of courses and the fact that they can be tailored."

Graeme Smith (Skills Development Scotland (SDS))

"The Wise Owl courses and trainers are always excellent."

Peter North (Retail Insight (RI))

"The trainer was excellent. The whole experience invaluable. (SQL) Really enjoyed the course. The trainer was great. Been an excellent experience with Wise Owl. Covered a lot in 2 days. (SSRS)"

Manbir Virk (Thurrock Council)

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Related Courses

Introduction to Visual C#

Introduction

2 day course

Intermediate C#

Intermediate

2 day course

Other Visual C# training resources

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View C Sharp exercises

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View C# Programming videos

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View Visual C# blogs

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