Introduction to Visual Basic - Revised

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

    2-3 Hours
  • Assessment

  • Certification

  • Responsive

  • Publisher

    Channel 9




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This course, Introduction to Visual Basic will present you with the skills and knowledge allowing you to successfully write code using the visual basics program. You will begin the course by learning about to Visual Studio and the course takes a step-by-step approach to ensure you create your first visual basic program with ease. You will learn about the correct way to install visual basic to get the most out of your program as well as learning about the key features of visual basics that you will use to create functioning applications.

The course will then present you with information to help you begin writing your code. You will study about code files, solutions, data types, variables, and other functions of visual basics that are necessary to know in order to successfully create an application for your end users.

Finally, the course will finish up by informing you about the If, Then, and Else statements, and how each statement can be used in your code to create different functions for the end user. This Alison course is video-based which will be beneficial to you in order for you to see first-hand how visual basic works and how to write your own code.

This course is perfect for software programming professionals and those working in the IT industry who would like to learn more about Visual Basic. It is also valuable to learners who are considering starting a career in software programing. So check out the course and learn how to write your own Visual Basic code in just a few short hours!

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course you will be able to:

  • Explain the fundamentals of programming
  • Describe the features of the Visual Basic programming language
  • Build applications on a Windows platform
  • Select a custom installation for Visual Studio 2015
  • Explain where to type your Visual Basic code
  • Define the syntax of Visual Basic
  • Explain how code files are organised into projects and solutions
  • Describe where projects are stored by default on your computer
  • Describe how to initialise variables
  • Explain how an integer is used


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