Visual Basic - Working with Classes, Scope and Namespaces - Revised

Front End Languages
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Learn how to program with classes, scope and namespaces in Visual Basic.
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  • Duration

    2-3 Hours
  • Assessment

  • Certification

  • Responsive

  • Publisher

    Channel 9




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In this course, Visual Basic - Working with Classes, Scope and Namespaces, you will be introduced to the features of the Visual Basic programming language for creating more complex programs. Throughout this course, you will learn about classes and methods, the difference between them, and their functions, along with how to add new classes and create an instance of a class.

The course starts off with teaching you about working with the .NET framework class library which is an important asset of the Visual Basic program and how to add a reference to a class defined in the .NET framework class library. You will then be taught about the uses of scopes and modifiers and how they can affect the outcome of your code. You will become familiar with namespaces, learn how to work with arguments, and create and add references to assemblies. This video-based course will allow you to pause and rewind the video allowing you to learn the content at your own pace.

This course is suitable for those with a basic knowledge of Visual Basic or those hoping to improve their skills in the programming language.

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course you will be able to:

  • Explain how to use the existing .NET framework class library efficiently
  • Describe the nature of classes and how to create an instance of a class
  • Define how to use the properties and methods of a class
  • Define what happens when there are no more references to an object
  • Describe how to change the default namespace for your project
  • Distinguish the difference between an executable assembly and a library assembly
  • Explain how to add a reference to a class defined in the .NET framework class library
  • Explain how you work with arguments that you pass into your application
  • Define the difference between the debug and release version


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