Introduction to Visual Basic - Revised
With this free visual basic programming course you can learn how to create your own software program using Visual Basic.
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This course will first cover the installation process of Visual Studio in your computer and teach you the different features that you can choose such as Visual C++ and Visual F# to cater to the type of project you are creating. You will study errors, the importance of accurate spelling, indentation, and code. You will also learn that you cannot write your code wherever you like since it can result in different outcomes.
You will then study the different code terms used to create different functions for the end user of your applications. The course will teach you how to use Project Templates, which is a great starting point for building different types of applications. You will look into the Solution Explorer, which the main navigational device in Microsoft Visual Basic for finding other files and settings. You will also learn how to use the Camel Case in Java to distinguish when one word ends and another begins.
Visual Basic is a well-known programming language characterized by its simple and easy to understand format. Beginner programmers often consider this windows application the starting point of their software development. Writing your own code using the Visual Basic program can be easily learned, and this free Introduction to Visual Basic course will teach you the necessary knowledge you need to help develop your programming skills. So, enroll in the course today, and kickstart your journey with Visual Basic language.
Starting a New Project in Visual Basic
Starting a New Project in Visual Basic - Learning Outcomes
Installing Visual Studio
Creating your First Visual Basic Program
Understanding your First Visual Basic Program
Starting a New Project in Visual Basic - Lesson Summary
Writing Code with Visual Basic
Writing Code with Visual Basic - Learning Outcomes
Working with Code Files, Projects and Solutions
Understanding Data Types and Variables
Branching with the If... Then... Else Decision Statement
Writing Code with Visual Basic - Lesson Summary
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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