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Visual Basic for Beginners Training Course

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

2 days

This introductory 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:Thu 13 September 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

"Excellent course which was run at a good pace for all participants. Facilities and lunch were great, a well thought out and well taught course. Would recommend."

Paul Langton (Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership)

"Good approach to build fundamentals from scratch. Doing exercises was very useful to grasp the contents and concepts."

Santosh Tiwari (DHL Supply Chain)

"Excellent course. Very enjoyable. Can't wait to take these skills back to the office."

Claire Jones (Swiss Reinsurance Management Ltd)

"The trainer was a very good instructor and explained concepts with relevant examples, plus a good sense of humour! It was fast paced but gave me a deep enough foundation to practice on my own."

Patlian Johnson (Harney Westwood Riegels)

"The trainer is excellent - highly recommended. The website is great and informative."

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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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