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This four-day course gives you the skills required to develop Windows applications using C# and Visual Studio. If you want to be an Application Developer, you need these skills.
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Beginner / Intermediate

4 Day Classroom Course

Certification Awarded

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Study materials included

Skills You will have at the end of the Course

  • Introduction to C# and Visual Studio
  • Creating an Application Using Windows Forms
  • Responding to Events
  • Elements of the C# Language
  • Creating a Larger Application
  • Menus and Toolbars
  • Exception Handling and Debugging
  • Programming Databases
  • The Entity Framework and LINQ
  • Classes, Structs, Interfaces and Inheritance
  • Streams and IO
  • Creating components

Course overview

The course covers object orientation, event-driven programming, and database access using ADO.NET and the Entity Framework. This course stresses good user interface and application design at all stages of development.

Requirements

This course is aimed at those who have had some experience in a programming language and who have used Windows applications.

Certification

At the end of the course, you’ll be Certified by the Irish Academy of Computer Training

 

Who would benefit

This course is aimed at those who have had some experience in a programming language and who have used Windows applications

Why take the Course

If you want to build Windows Applications that act as front ends to databases, this course will teach you all the skills you need to know.

Course curriculum

What's covered
  • Introduction to C# and Visual Studio

Product Overview – Essentials of C# development – Features of C# – Basic Class Theory.

  • Creating an Application Using Windows Forms

Adding Controls – Manipulating Controls – Running a Program – Saving a Project – Setting and changing Control Properties – Layout of a Windows Form.

  • Responding to Events

Adding code to Controls and Windows Forms – Writing Event Handlers – How to approach event driven programming design.

  • Elements of the C# Language

Variable Scope – Language Constructs – Functions and Procedures – Public, Private – .NET data types – Control structures such as If, While and Select – Naming Conventions.

  • Creating a Larger Application

Managing multiple Windows Forms to create a more complex database application – Adding an Icon to an Application – Hiding and showing Windows Forms – Communication between forms.

  • Menus and Toolbars

Adding a menu to a Windows Form – Enabling and disabling menu options – Checking a menu item. Short cut keys and mnemonics – Creating and using Toolbars.

  • Exception Handling and Debugging

Structured Exception Handling – Using Try, Catch and Finally – Throwing your own Exceptions, Design Time, Run Time and Break Mode explained – Setting Break Points – Using the Debugging tools.

  • Programming Databases

Using ADO.NET – Tables, Rows and Columns – Structured Query Language (SQL) – ADO.NET – Data aware controls – Data Sources – Creating & manipulating DataSets, DataReaders, DataAdapters and Connection objects – Adding, Deleting and Updating records – Using Stored Procedures.

  • The Entity Framework and LINQ

Entity Data Model Designer, Model Browser, Mapping Details View, Standard Query Operators, Calling Stored Procedures, Inserting Records, Updating Records, Deleting Records.

  • Classes, Structs, Interfaces and Inheritance

Class members – fields, methods, properties and events. Overloaded methods. Static class members. Static Classes. Garbage collection and reference counting. Inheritance. Polymorphism. Abstract classes and abstract members. Defining and using Interfaces. Partial Types. Constructors, destructors and finalizers. Attribute programming and using predefined attributes in code.

  • Streams and IO

Streams and backing stores. The abstract Stream class. Concrete stream derived classes. The BinaryReader and BinaryWriter classes.TextReader and TextWriter classes. StreamReader and StreamWriter classes. Working with directories and files. Using Isolated Storage.

  • Creating components

Building the component. Creating a simple client application. Working with namespaces.

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