Diploma in C# Programming - Revised

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Learn the basics of C# programming using Microsoft's Visual Studio Express in the course Diploma in C# Programming.
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  • Duration

    10-15 Hours
  • Assessment

  • Certification

  • Responsive

  • Publisher

    Channel 9




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The course begins by showing you how to download and install Visual Studio Express and how it is used. You will also be shown how C# can be used to create .NET applications. You will learn how to write correct C# syntax for operators, expressions, and statements of duration and how to declare and use for iterations, as well as create arrays of values and create and call simple overload helper methods.

The course then shows you how to declare and use Iterations and Read Data from a Text File. You will also learn how to code with DateTime and with Strings. You will learn how to use classes and C# programming and how to declare a new class instance. You will also learn how to use classes and inheritances in the .NET Framework class library. You will learn about constructors which usually initialize the data members of the new object. You will learn about constructor overloading, the name given to constructors with different sets of parameters. You will learn about inheritance and extend the functionality and state of the parent in the derived or "child" class. You will learn about the FileStream class, which supports both synchronous and asynchronous operations. You will learn how to code in C# using namespaces which help you organize your programs. In C# if you have a number of constants that are logically related to each other and you can these constants in what are called enumerations. You will learn how to declare enumerations. You will learn about using the try-catch statement and how to create and manage groups of related objects using collections. You will learn about Language-Integrated Query (LINQ) and what it offers. You will learn how to use the C# WPF application and about parameters in AddHandler statements.

This Diploma course on C# Programming will be of great interest to all learners who would are interested in C# programming and how to work with Visual Studio Express for programming software applications.

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Install Visual Studio Express 2013 for Windows Desktop
  • Write basic code in the C# programming language
  • Review C# code for errors - Declare variables and assign values
  • Create branches with the if decision statement and the conditional operator
  • Create and call simple overloaded helper methods
  • Work with DateTime
  • Describe how to filter and manage data collections using LINQ
  • Use the C# Windows Presentation Foundation application for event-driven programming


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