Retired 31 June 2018. Programming with the Microsoft .NET Framework Using Microsoft Visual Studio 2005


This five-day instructor-led course enables developers who are migrating from a different development language, an earlier version of Visual Basic .NET or Visual C#, or who have completed entry-level training and experience using Microsoft Visual Studio 2005, to gain in-depth guidance on programming the Microsoft .NET Framework versions 2.0 and 3.0 with Visual Studio 2005.


Before attending this course, students must:

  • professional experience with programming in C, C++, earlier versions of Visual Basic or C#, Java, or another programming language
  • familiarity with the Microsoft .NET Framework strategy as described on the Microsoft.NET homepage at
  • familiarity with the .NET Framework versions 2.0 and 3.0 as described on the MSDN Developer Center site at


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

  • describe the .NET Framework
  • create applications with Visual Studio 2005
  • describe Visual Basic .NET and Visual C# language and syntax features
  • use essential object-oriented programming features
  • use advanced object-oriented programming features
  • explain security in the .NET Framework
  • access data by using ADO.NET
  • build Windows Presentation Foundation applications
  • describe distributed applications, and create distributed applications with Windows Communication Foundation
  • monitor .NET Framework applications by using instrumentation
  • compile, test, and deploy .NET Framework applications
  • interoperate with unmanaged code (optional)
  • describe software design and development (optional).

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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