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Introduction to VB.NET (2 days)

£695 + VAT for most venues (£795 + VAT for London)

This course focuses on how to write programs in Visual Basic (called VB by its friends, and also VB.NET). Forget about the user interface (this two-day course does), but learn instead how to use conditions, loops, error-trapping and all of the other standard VB programming techniques.

Course details

  • Locations for Introduction to VB.NET coursesLocations:Manchester
  • Next Introduction to VB.NET course locationNext course:Tue 01 May 2018
  • Introduction to VB.NET course timesTime:09.30-16.30

Course Contents

Basics of forms

  • Training topicCreating basic forms
  • Training topicForm events

Coding in VB.NET

  • Training topicWriting routines
  • Training topicCommenting and uncommenting
  • Training topicUsing code regions

Variables and constants

  • Training topicDefining variables
  • Training topicScope of variables
  • Training topicConstants

Covered if time allows If time

Enumerations

  • Training topicCreating enumerations
  • Training topicChanging integer values

Testing conditions

  • Training topicIF, ELSE and END IF
  • Training topicUsing SELECT CASE

Passing arguments

  • Training topicWriting modular code
  • Training topicByRef and ByVal
  • Training topicCreating functions

Using arrays

  • Training topicDefining arrays
  • Training topicUsing arrays to split text

Loops

  • Training topicFixed number of iterations
  • Training topicLooping UNTIL or WHILE
  • Training topicLooping over collections

Working with files

  • Training topicStreamreaders and streamwriters
  • Training topicDefining scope with USING
  • Training topicFileInfo / DirectoryInfo

Debugging

  • Training topicDebugging applications
  • Training topicStepping through code
  • Training topicDefining breakpoints

Error trapping

  • Training topicTRY / CATCH
  • Training topicThe DEBUG.PRINT statement

Lists

  • Training topicThe wonderful VB list
  • Training topicAdding and removing items
  • Training topicFinding items

Creating properties

  • Training topicTypes of property
  • Training topicWriting properties

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Sample customer feedback

"Very friendly. Good relevant content, delivered in a progressively understandable way."

Danny Hudson (Liberty Speciality Markets)

"I really enjoyed the course, we had a great trainer. I was very engaged by his teaching, which is something I’ve struggled with on other courses. The trainer showed great patience and technical knowledge. Every time I hit an error, he could quickly point me in the right direction. The exercises were at the right level of challenge, and were not just another step-by-step guide. This made the course far more engaging for me. The facilities, room and laptops/environments were great. As a final plus, it was easy to book, with the course instructions being clear and simple. Everything was straight forward to do! "

Connor Kirkpatrick (IBM (UK) Limited)

"Very clear and interesting training. Very enjoyable! Didn't want London and fewer candidate numbers appealed!"

Sue McGrath (SuperBreak)

"Trainer was attentive to everyone. Pace of course was good - not too overwhelming. Exercises were useful for reinforcing what we have learnt."

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"Manuals really clear and helpful. Very good all round."

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Although it's not a pre-requisite, you'll find this course much easier if you've already done some programming in another language.

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