Net Development I

This is an introductory course on programming with Microsoft's .NET framework using Visual Basic as the language vehicle. Students will learn to use and modify various features of the development environment within Visual Studio. Students will learn the fundamental concepts of programming Windows Forms Applications including user interface design and back-end coding. Emphasis will be placed on best practices, object-oriented programming, conceptualization through stand-alone application production, user experience, code organization and debugging techniques. The programming and user interface concepts learned in this course will carry through to other courses and general computer programming. The students must use a laptop computer as specified by Durham College.