Suitable for All Levels
3 Days Classroom Course
Online Study Materials
Skills You will have at the end of the Course
Introduction to Debugging
Classes and Enumerated Data Types
This course starts you at the beginning. You will gain a fast, practical and extensive knowledge of the powerful features of Visual Basic and work learning how to build simple programs.
No prior knowledge is required
At the end of the course, you’ll be Certified by the Irish Academy of Computer Training
Who would benefit
If you want to start your journey to becoming a developer.
Why take the Course
If you have decided to learn to program and your language of choice is Visual Basic then this course will teach you the fundamentals allowing you to pursue other courses to build on this fundamental beginning.
Section 1 : Introduction to Visual Basic
Structure of Visual Basic Programs; Designing and Writing Visual Basic code; Comments; Compiling and Linking; Syntax Errors and Simple Debugging
Section 2 : Building Blocks
Variables in Visual Basic; Declaring Variables; Variable Types in Visual Basic; Input/ Output; Operators in Visual Basic such as Arithmetic, Increment, and Relational Operators
Section 3 : Designing and Writing Structured Visual Basic Programs
Decision Making Structures such as the IF, If..Else, and Switch Statements; The For, While; and Do..While Loops; Nested Loops; Break and Continue Statements
Section 4 : Functions in Visual Basic
Function Definition; The Return Statement and Formal and Actual Parameters; Lifetime, Visibility and Storage.
Section 5 : Files
Standard Input/ Output – Character, String, and Formatted I/O; Binary Mode Versus Text Mode; Sequential and Direct Access
Section 6 : Introduction to Debugging Visual Basic Programs
Preparation of Visual Basic code for Debugging in; Running Programs in Debug mode.
Section 7 : Arrays, Strings
Array Declaration; Entering/ Reading Data from Arrays; Array Initialisation; Sorting Arrays; String Constants, Variable, and I/O Functions; String Initialisation; Arrays of Strings;
Section 8 : Classes and Enumerated Data Types
Definition of Classes in Visual Basic; Declaring Classes; Initialising Classes; Assignment Statements; Classes and Functions; Introduction to Enumeration Types;
Section 9 : A Review of Application Development
Designing an Application; Importance of Structured Programming; Debugging and Error Checking
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