Introduction to Programming (MOC-10975)


Course Number: MOC-10975

Duration: 5 days (32.5 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

Programming Training Overview

In this Microsoft training course, Introduction to Programming (10975), students learn the fundamentals of object-oriented computer programming through the use of Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 and either the Visual C# or Visual Basic programming languages.

The course assumes no prior programming experience and introduces the concepts needed to progress to the intermediate courses on programming, such as 20483B: Programming in C#.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

In addition, some courses are available as live, online classes for individuals. See a schedule of online courses.

Objectives

  • Explain core programming fundamentals such as computer storage and processing.
  • Explain computer number systems such as binary.
  • Create and use variables and constants in programs.
  • Explain how to create and use functions in a program.
  • Create and use decisions structures in a computer program.
  • Create and use repetition (loops) in a computer program.
  • Explain pseudocode and its role in programming.
  • Explain the basic computer data structures such as arrays, lists, stacks, and queues.
  • Implement object-oriented programming concepts.
  • Create and use classes in a computer program.
  • Implement encapsulation, inheritance, and polymorphism.
  • Describe the base class library (BCL) in the .NET Framework.
  • Explain the application security concepts.
  • Implement simple I/O in a computer program.
  • Identify application errors and explain how to debug an application and handle errors.
  • Identify the performance considerations for applications.

Prerequisites

All students must:

  • Be comfortable using the Windows operating system and with the Windows file system.
  • Understand logical concepts such as comparisons.
  • Understand arithmetic fundamentals.
  • Be able to create and follow structured directions or step-by-step procedures.
  • Understand and apply abstract concepts to concrete examples.

Outline

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Introduction to Core Programming
  • Computer Data Storage and Processing
  • Application Types
  • Application Life-Cycle
  • Code Compilation
Core Programming Language Concepts
  • Syntax
  • Data Types
  • Variables and Constants
Program Flow
  • Introduction to Structured Programming Concepts
  • Introduction to Branching
  • Using Functions
  • Using Decision Structures
  • Introducing Repetition
Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Understand How to Write Pseudo Code
  • Algorithm Examples
  • Introduction to Data Structures
Error Handling and Debugging
  • Introduction to Program Errors
  • Introduction to Structured Error Handling
  • Introduction to Debugging in Visual Studio
Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming
  • Introduction to Complex Structures
  • Introduction to Structs
  • Introduction to Classes
  • Introducing Encapsulation
More Object-Oriented Programming
  • Introduction to Inheritance
  • Introduction to Polymorphism
  • Introduction to the .NET Framework and the Base Class Library
Introduction to Application Security
  • Authentication and Authorization
  • Code Permissions on Computers
  • Introducing Code Signing
Core I/O Programming
  • Using Console I/O
  • Using File I/O
Application Performance and Memory Management
  • Value Types vs Reference Types
  • Converting Types
  • The Garbage Collector
Conclusion

Training Materials:

All Microsoft training students receive Microsoft official courseware.

Software Requirements:

Attendees will not need to install any software on their computer for this class. The class will be conducted in a remote environment that Accelebrate will provide; students will only need a local computer with a web browser with a stable Internet connection. Any recent version of Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome will be fine.

When you contact us about purchasing this class, we will provide a live demo of the online lab environment so that you may explore the web browser interface in more detail.



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