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Programming with the Microsoft .NET Framework (Microsoft Visual Basic .NET)

This course will provide developers with a hands-on tour of the Microsoft .NET Framework and tutorials about working with assemblies, versioning, the common type system, memory management, file and network I/O, serialization, remoting and web services.

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Praha5 21 000 CZK included in course price 50
Brno5 21 000 CZK included in course price 50
Bratislava5 725,00 EUR - 50

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Who is the course for

This course is intended for experienced, professional software developers, including those employed by software companies or working on corporate development teams. Most students will be Microsoft Visual Basic® developers.

What we teach you

  • List the major elements of the .NET Framework and explain how they fit into the .NET platform.
  • Explain the main concepts behind the common language runtime and use the features of the .NET Framework to create a simple application.
  • Create and use components in Microsoft Windows® Forms-based and ASP.NET-based applications.
  • Use the deployment and versioning features of the .NET runtime to deploy multiple versions of a component.
  • Create, use, and extend types by understanding the common type system architecture.
  • Create classes and interfaces that are functionally efficient and appropriate for given programming scenarios.
  • Use the .NET Framework class library to efficiently create and manage strings, arrays, collections, and enumerators.
  • Use delegates and events to make an event sender signal the occurrence of an action to an event receiver.
  • Describe and control how memory and other resources are managed in the .NET Framework.
  • Read from and write to data streams and files.
  • Use the basic request/response model to send and receive data over the Internet.
  • Serialize and deserialize an object graph.
  • Create distributed applications using XML Web services and object remoting.

    Required skills

    Before attending this course, students must be proficient in the Microsoft Visual Basic programming language and have been exposed to the Visual Basic .NET language. Students can meet these prerequisites by taking Course 2559: Introduction to Visual Basic .NET programming.

    Teaching methods

    Expert instruction with practical examples, computer practice

    Teaching materials

    Original Microsoft Student Guide, price is not included.

    Course Outline

    Overview of the Microsoft .NET Framework

    • Overview of the Microsoft .NET Framework
    • Overview of Namespaces

    Introduction to a Managed Execution Environment

    • Writing a .NET Framework Application
    • Compiling and Running a .NET Framework Application

    Working with Components

    • An Introduction to Key .NET Framework Development Technologies
    • Creating a Simple .NET Framework Component
    • Creating a Simple Console Client
    • Creating an ASP.NET Client

    Deployment and Versioning

    • Introduction to Application Deployment
    • Application Deployment Scenarios
    • Related Topics and Tools

    Common Type System

    • Introduction to the Common Type System
    • Elements of the Common Type System
    • Object-Oriented Characteristics

    Working with Types

    • System.Object Class Functionality
    • Specialized Constructors
    • Type Operations
    • Interfaces
    • Managing External Types

    Strings, Arrays, and Collections

    • Strings
    • Collections Defined
    • .NET Framework Arrays
    • .NET Framework Collections

    Delegates and Events

    • Delegates
    • Multicast Delegates
    • Events
    • When to Use Delegates, Events, and Interfaces

    Memory and Resource Management

    • Memory Management Basics
    • Non-Memory Resource Management
    • Implicit Resource Management
    • Explicit Resource Management
    • Optimizing Garbage Collection

    Data Streams and Files

    • Streams
    • Readers and Writers
    • Basic File IO

    Internet Access

    • Internet Application Scenarios
    • The WebRequest and WebResponse Model
    • Application Protocols
    • Handling Errors
    • Security
    • Best Practices


    • Serialization Scenarios
    • Serialization Attributes
    • Object Graph
    • Serialization Process
    • Serialization Example
    • Deserialization Example
    • Custom Serialization
    • Custom Serialization Example
    • Security Issues

    Remoting and XML Web Services

    • Remoting
    • Remoting Configuration Files
    • XML Web Services
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