Diploma in Visual Basic Programming - Revised

Front End Languages
Free Course
Learn the fundamental programming concepts using Visual Basic.
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  • Duration

    6-10 Hours
  • Assessment

  • Certification

  • Responsive

  • Publisher

    Channel 9




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In this course, Diploma in Visual Basic Programming, you will be provided with the information you need to develop your own applications as a software developer. This course will show you everything from installing Visual Studio onto your computer to formatting the way time displays in an application for an end user. As technology continues to develop, there is more of a demand for software developers in the working industry. This course will teach you how to write your own code to create a functioning application for your designated end user. The course will bring you through a step-by-step process that will show you the different levels of learning Visual Basic. You will be shown several different ways to write your code in order to get different outcomes for the end user.

Next, you will learn about the various ways of displaying your code, different statements and expressions and everything you need to know about the .NET framework class library. Through video tutorials, you will be taught how to write your code. The videos are maneuverable, and you will be able to pause and rewind the videos which will allow you to learn the content at your own pace and therefore, ensuring you get the best learning experience from this Alison diploma course.

This course will benefit those wishing to start a career as a software developer, students interested in learning about building applications, or software developers wishing to improve their skills on Visual Basic.

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course you will be able to:

  • Select a custom installation for Visual Studio 2015
  • Define the syntax of visual basic
  • Explain how code files are organised into projects and solutions
  • Define what an iteration statement is
  • Describe how to set a break point in your line of code
  • Define and call simple methods
  • Explain the different between the ‘do while' and 'while' iteration statement
  • Explain how to add and subtract values from dates
  • Explain how to use the existing .NET framework class library efficiently
  • Define what happens when there are no more references to an object
  • Describe how to change the default namespace for


All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Diploma course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Diploma course, you have the option to acquire official Certification, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certification is:

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