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Core Foundations of Microsoft .NET 2.0 Development

  • Price £1,150.00
  • Duration 3 day(s)
All major credit cards accepted


This three-day instructor-led course provides students with the enabling knowledge and skills required to create Microsoft .NET Applications with Visual Studio 2005. Students learn how to develop advanced .NET applications.

The audience for this course consists of Application Developers with the skills to develop business applications by using Visual Studio 2005 with either Visual Basic .NET or Visual C#.


•Understand the purpose and components of the .NET 2.0 Framework and the Common Language Runtime.
•Understand the components of typical .NET 2.0 applications.
•Understand and use .NET Framework 2.0 Common Type System (CTS) and how to use variable types including dates/times, numbers, strings, objects and arrays.
•Use basic file IO classes from the Framework such as StreamReader, StreamWriter, Directory, DirectoryInfo, File and FileInfo.
•Use basic Framework provided type conversions.
•Use basic Framework provided text conversion and manipulations including StringBuilder.
•Use classes with the System.Collections namespace.
•Use the System.Math class.
•Basic language syntax for decision structures, loop structures, declaring and using variables.
•Write code using language specific functionality such as the My. classes for Visual Basic.
•Understand classes and objects, methods, properties and functions.
•Write code to implement overridden methods.
•Understand the class hierarchy present in the .NET Framework 2.0.
•Write code to declare a class.
•Write code to create an instance of a class.
•Write code to compare if an object is equal to another object.
•Write code to dispose of an object.
•Understand the lifecycle of an object.
•Write code to handle exceptions via a try-catch block
•Write code to implement static methods and properties.
•Opening and closing solutions.
•Opening and closing projects.
•Adding projects to a solution.
•Removing projects from a solution.
•Creating new project types.
•Adding new and existing files to a project.
•Compile a project.
•Carry out basic project debugging.
•Use the object browser.
•Use the help system especially provided to help VB6.0 developers migrate to .NET.
•Understand assemblies and how they relate to deployment.
•Understand and create a deployment project.
•Be able to create deployment wizards using the Deployment Setup wizard.
•Select an appropriate deployment project based on the application.
Important: This learning product will be most useful to people who are already working in the job role of an application developer and who intend to use their new skills and knowledge on the job immediately after training.


Delegates will learn how to:

•Develop applications that use system types and collections.
•Implement service processes, threading, and application domains in a .NET Framework application.
•Embed configuration, diagnostic, management, and installation features into a .NET Framework application.
•Implement serialization and input/output functionality in a .NET Framework application.

Course Content

Module 1: Implementing System Types and Interfaces

In this module, students learn about the purpose of system types in the .NET Framework and implementation of special system types introduced in the .NET Framework 2.0. Students also learn about the purpose of interfaces in developing .NET Framework applications. Finally, students learn how to implement system types and interfaces.

Module 2: Implementing Collections and Generics

In this module, students learn the basic information on how to work with primary collections, generic collections, specialized collections, and collection base classes.

Module 3: Configuring and Installing Assemblies

In this module, students learn how to create, share, install, and configure assemblies in the .NET Framework. Students also learn how to perform installation tasks related to assembly installation.

Module 4: Monitoring and Debugging Applications

In this module, students learn how to manage event logs and application processes. Students also learn how to monitor application performance, debug and trace applications, and embed management information and events in the .NET Framework applications.

Module 5: Reading and Writing Files

In this module, students learn how to manage drives, directories, and files. Students also learn how to work with streams, text, and strings. Finally, students learn how to compress, decompress, and search for patterns within file contents.

Module 6: Serializing Data

In this module, students learn how to serialize objects into binary and Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) formats. The students also learn how to serialize objects into custom XML and how to create custom serialization classes.

Module 7: Implementing Delegates and Events

In this module, students learn the concepts of delegates and events and their uses in the .NET framework.

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