Retired 31 June 2018. Introduction to Programming Microsoft .NET Applications with Microsoft Visual Studio 2005


This five-day instructor-led course enables introductory-level developers who are not familiar with the Microsoft .NET Framework or Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 to gain familiarity with the Visual Studio 2005 development environment. Students will also learn basic skills using either Microsoft Visual Basic or Microsoft Visual C# as a programming language.


Before attending this course, students must:

  • exposure to developing applications in either a graphical or a non-graphical environment
  • ability to understand and apply the basics of structured programming, including concepts such as flow control, variables, parameters, and function calls
  • in addition, it is recommended, but not required, that students have completed Course 2667: Introduction to Programming.


After completing this course, students will gain the skills to:

  • describe the key features of the .NET Framework and Visual Studio 2005
  • create a simple Windows Forms application
  • explain programming fundamentals
  • create and use data types and variables
  • control program execution by using conditional statements and loops
  • explain the fundamentals of object-oriented programming
  • create simple object-oriented applications
  • develop the user interface in a Visual Studio 2005 application
  • validate user input on a Windows form
  • implement debugging and exception handling in a Visual Studio 2005 application
  • access data in a Visual Studio 2005 application
  • create simple Web applications and XML Web services
  • explain the key features of the .NET Framework version 3.0 technologies
  • test and deploy Microsoft .NET Framework applications.

On-Site Training

If you need training for three or more people, ask us about training at your site. You can enjoy the convenience of reduced travel cost and time, as well as a familiar environment for your staff. Additionally, we can customise the course for your business needs.

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