Programming with Visual Basic .NET Training

Course 503

  • Duration: 4 days
  • Labs: Yes
  • Language: English
  • Level: Foundation

Learn how to create robust, advanced Windows or ASP.NET web applications using Visual Basic. In this Programming with Visual Basic .NET training course, you will develop the skills to leverage the object-oriented capabilities of Visual Basic to create multi-tier applications that include relational database access. Visual Basic enables developers to rapidly assemble well-architected applications that run on the Microsoft .NET framework.

Programming with Visual Basic .NET Training Delivery Methods

  • In-Person

  • Online

Programming with Visual Basic .NET Training Information

In this .Net training, you will learn how to:

  • Construct web and Windows applications that fully exploit Visual Basic and .NET.
  • Model business logic by coding classes with fields, properties, methods, and events.
  • Apply inheritance, interfaces, and polymorphism.
  • Harness EF, LINQ, and lambda functions for data access.


Before attending this course, you should have experience with any programming language, such as Visual Basic 6 or earlier, VBScript, VBA, C, or Pascal. additionally, you should know how to:

  • Create a forms-based application
  • Write a loop to iterate through the strings in a list box
  • Define a variable that will hold floating point values
  • Program "If" statements and "While and For" loops
  • Write functions

Programming with Visual Basic .NET Training Outline

  • Preparing an effective layered application architecture
  • Implementing a Visual Basic solution with Visual Studio
  • Strong naming assemblies with Visual Studio

Designing classes with encapsulation

  • Coding classes with fields and public properties, methods and events
  • Instantiating objects with constructors and initializers
  • Linking objects with associations
  • Crafting classes with Visual Studio class designer
  • Creating shared, overloaded and extension methods

Applying inheritance

  • Identifying when to use inheritance
  • Coding inheritance hierarchies with Inherits
  • Overriding base class functionality with Protected, Overridable and Overrides

Employing polymorphism

  • Creating abstractions with MustInherit classes
  • Attaching the Implements clause to interfaces
  • Invoking polymorphic behavior
  • Implementing INotifyPropertyChanged and IDataErrorInfo

Common Language Runtime (CLR)

  • CLR architecture and services
  • Managing memory and garbage collection
  • Compiling Visual Basic into Intermediate Language
  • Handling errors with Try/Catch/Finally
  • Throwing exceptions to enforce correct client behavior

Surveying the .NET Framework Class Library

  • Representing sets of data with .NET arrays and generic collections: List(Of T), BindingList(Of T)
  • Leveraging data annotation attributes for validation
  • Matching complex patterns with Regular Expressions

Programming web user interfaces

  • Designing ASP.NET web pages and adding controls
  • Working with the ASP.NET page life cycle and events
  • Integrating data access into ASP.NET

Constructing .NET desktop applications

  • Laying out Windows Forms and controls
  • Responding to user interface events
  • Implementing master/detail data binding
  • Displaying data entry errors with Error Provider

Connecting to databases with ADO.NET

  • Working with Connection, Command and DataReader
  • Calling stored procedures from ADO.NET
  • Releasing disposable objects

Mapping objects to databases with ADO.NET Entity Framework

  • Demystifying the database, model and code-first approaches
  • Automating object-relational mapping with DbContext and DbSet
  • Representing associations with foreign key mappings
  • Lazy and eager loading-related objects
  • Persisting an object graph into the database

Integrating query into Visual Basic with LINQ

  • Constructing LINQ statements
  • Filtering, sorting, grouping and reshaping data: Where, Order By, Group By and Select
  • Building custom objects from LINQ queries with anonymous classes
  • Working with expression and lambda function LINQ syntax
  • Harnessing LINQ with collections and Entity Framework
  • Employing .NET configuration and VB My.Settings
  • Packaging ASP.NET web applications with Visual Studio
  • Publishing Windows applications with ClickOnce

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Programming with Visual Basic .NET Training FAQs

Visual Basic enables developers to rapidly assemble well-architected applications that run on the Microsoft .NET framework.

Visual Basic is accessible using the VB .NET.

Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms which is why we offer convenient online training to meet your needs wherever you want. This course is available in class and live online.

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