Taught: Fall 2004, Winter 2005, Winter 2006
Oakland University, Michigan, USA
This course introduces Visual Basic.NET which has become the tool of choice for developing user-friendly applications in today’s business world. Visual Basic represents the state of the art in basic programming that enables you to take full control of Microsoft’s best-selling Windows applications. Visual Basic.NET brings the language into the internet age by incorporating the .NET framework. This course assumes no prior programming experience, it includes the following pedagogical features:
Explains the fundamentals of accurate and modern programming methodology using the elements of Windows graphical user interface.
Explains thoroughly the concept of strings, procedures, repetitions, arrays, and sequential files.
Introduces additional controls and objects such as List Boxes, Combo Boxes, and File Opening Control.
Provides many projects and examples that are useful for students and professionals.
David I. Schneider, An Introduction to Programming using Visual Basic.NET, 5th Edition, Prentice Hall, 2002.