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Diploma in Visual Basic Programming


Diploma in Visual Basic Programming
Diploma in Visual Basic Programming

Learn core programming concepts using Visual Basic.


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Course Description

This free online Diploma in Visual Basic Programming course offers you a comprehensive review of the information you need to develop your own applications as a software developer. You will learn everything from installing Visual Studio onto your computer to formatting the way time displays in an application for an end user.

With the rapid increase in the development of technology, there is more of a demand for software developers in the working industry. In this course, you will learn how to write your own code to create a functioning application for your designated end user. In a Step-by-step process, you will be taken through the different levels of learning Visual Basic. You will learn a number of different ways to write your code in order to get different outcomes for the end user. The course will also teach you the various ways of displaying your code, different statements and expressions, and everything you need to know about the .NET framework class library.

This course will guide you through video tutorials which allows you to see how to write your code. 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.

CERTIFICATION

To qualify for your official ALISON Diploma, Certificate or PDF you must study and complete all modules and score 80% or more in each of the course assessments. A link to purchase your Diploma certificate will then appear under the My Certificates heading of your My Account page.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Having completed this course you will be able to:
- Describe the visual basic programming language.
- 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.
- Explain what arrays are.
- 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.
- Describe how to add a new class to your project.
- 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.
- 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.
- Describe how to add a new class to your project.
- 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.
- Define the difference between the debug and release version.
- Explain how to use collections.
- Define the difference between generic and non-generic collections.
- Define what LINQ stands for.
- Explain the difference between query syntax and method syntax.
- Describe what Enumeration is.
- Define what event-driven programming consists of.
- Explain how to handle exceptions that occur within an application.
- Describe how to take control of adding or removing event handlers to specific events.

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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 21 votes
Course Title: Diploma in Visual Basic Programming
Course #: 999
Course Publisher: Channel 9
Course Category: 25
Content Origin:
Course Description: This free online Diploma in Visual Basic Programming course offers you a comprehensive review of the information you need to develop your own applications as a software developer. You will learn everything from installing Visual Studio onto your computer to formatting the way time displays in an application for an end user.

With the rapid increase in the development of technology, there is more of a demand for software developers in the working industry. In this course, you will learn how to write your own code to create a functioning application for your designated end user. In a Step-by-step process, you will be taken through the different levels of learning Visual Basic. You will learn a number of different ways to write your code in order to get different outcomes for the end user. The course will also teach you the various ways of displaying your code, different statements and expressions, and everything you need to know about the .NET framework class library.

This course will guide you through video tutorials which allows you to see how to write your code. 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.
License: This course is available from Channel 9 OpenCourseWare through the following Creative Commons licence:
Creative Commons License
Release Date: 23rd Nov 2016
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner): 6-10 Hours
Video/Audio: High
Audio Only: High
Animation: High
Assessments: Yes
Education Level
Age appropriateness: 18+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level: Third Level
Validation: Level 6
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: No
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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