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Visual Basic Training

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:Tue 19 March 2019
  • 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 good trainer, approachable style, made the course content very easy to understand. All course materials were great and very useful. Great venue."

Myfyr Prys (Prifysgol Bangor University)

"Great lunches, very enjoyable course at a good speed and perfect mix of lecturing and practical exercises, would definitely recommend Wise Owl."

Kevin Stirrup (Stirrup Computing Services Ltd)

"Great content. Delivered very well. Limited use of the manual during the course which favoured more hands on work which was appreciated."

Sophie See (Chevron)

"Explanations and run through were thorough and humorous and entertaining."

Julie Truong (Symphony EYC)

"Super trainer!!"

Omer Malik (Architas)

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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.

Scheduled Introduction to VB.NET training dates

Here are the Introduction to VB.NET courses we have scheduled for the next 3 months:

Dates Days Venue Price Booking
Tue/Wed 19-20 March 2019 2 £695 Book places
Date(s) Venue
19/03

All prices exclude VAT. If you can't see the dates you want, ask us about running onsite Visual Basic training at your offices (we'll even provide and set up the computers).

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