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C# for Developers Course

C# for Developers Course

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C# for Developers Course

8 Sessions -
20 Hours of Interactive Training

The C# for Developers course from LearnKey is the solution to developing your skills in programming. Expert instructor, Jesse Liberty, begins with a solid introduction to programming methods, shows you how to build applications and continues with advanced topics like class libraries, threading streams and interoperations with COM. At the conclusion of this course, you'll understand how to build Windows and web applications on the .NET platform using C#.

Benefits
  • Boost your earning potential by learning or developing your C# skills.
  • Enhance employment opportunities with programming knowledge.
  • Learn at your own pace - at work, home or on the road!

About The Author
Jesse Liberty is president of Liberty Associates, Inc., a programming and consulting firm specializing in custom .NET development. Liberty is the author of Programming C# and Programming ASP.NET. He is also the Series Editor of the Jesse Liberty's Programming from Scratch series, and author of the international best seller Teach Yourself C++ In 21 Days.

Session 1

Section A: C# and .NET

  • Introduction
  • .NET Platform
  • .NET Features
  • .NET Resources
  • .NET Processes

Section B: C# Example

  • Getting Started
  • Basic Windows App
  • View Event Handler
  • C# Fundamentals
  • Classes, Objects, Types
  • Methods

Section C: Console Applications

  • Comments
  • Console Objects
  • Namespaces
  • Dot Operator
  • App in Notepad
  • Compile/Run
  • Visual Studio App
  • Build/Run

Section D: Variables and Constants

  • Declarations
  • Replaceable Parameters
  • Variable Assignment
  • Constants
  • Set Variables
  • Variable Usage
  • Set Enumeration

Section E: Programming Elements

  • Types
  • Strings
  • Identifiers
  • Statements/Expressions
  • Whitespace

Section F: Branching Basics

  • Branch Types
  • Unconditional
  • Basic Branching
  • Return Statements
  • Local Variables
  • Debug Branch
  • Conditional/If

Section G: Switch/Iteration Statements

  • Switch Expressions
  • String to Integer
  • Switch Statements
  • Iteration Types
  • For Statements
  • Iteration Statements
  • While/Do While
  • For Loop

Section H: Operators

  • Usage
  • Relational
  • Mathematical
  • Logical
  • Short Circuit Eval

Section I: Supporting Operators

  • Math Operators
  • Modulus Operator
  • Prefix/Postfix
  • Test Logicals
  • Return True/False
  • Short Circuit Test

Session 2

Section A: Classes/Objects

  • Overview
  • Access Modifiers
  • Class Methods
  • This Keyword
  • Default Constructors
  • Class Variables
  • Instantiate an Object

Section B: Classes/Objects (cont.)

  • Implement a Class
  • Declare an Instance
  • Add a Member Variable
  • Overload a Constructor
  • Pass in a Value
  • Review and Run

Section C: Invoking Static Methods

  • Static Standards
  • Static Members
  • Destroying Objects
  • Dispose Method

Section D: Member Variables

  • Types of Objects
  • Value/Reference Types
  • Pass by Parameters
  • Pass by References
  • Pass by Values
  • Return Multiple Values
  • Out Keyword

Section E: Properties

  • Overview
  • Define Properties
  • Using Get and Set
  • Set a Breakpoint

Section F: Inheritance

  • Hierarchy Levels
  • Derived Classes
  • Polymorphism
  • Override Methods
  • Pass Enumerated Types
  • Class Declarations
  • Step-Through Example

Section G: Boxing/Operator Overload

  • System.Object
  • Boxing
  • Operator Overloading
  • Type Conversion
  • Creating Type Roman
  • Computing the Value

Section H: Conversion Operators

  • Step-Through Overload
  • Convert Integer to Roman
  • Display Results
  • Implicit Conversion
  • Explicit Conversion

Session 3

Section A: Interfaces

  • Overview
  • Implement Interface
  • Additional Classes
  • Build Interface App
  • CreateInstance
  • Create Second Interface
  • Test Second Interface

Section B: Extended Interfaces

  • Derive Extended Interface
  • Interface Properties
  • Interface Methods
  • Test Extended Interface
  • Interface as a Parameter
  • Is Keyword
  • Step Through Is Code
  • As Keyword

Section C: Arrays

  • Overview
  • Foreach Loop
  • Create Array
  • Iterate For/Foreach
  • Initialize Array Content

Section D: Multi-Dimensional Arrays

  • Dimensional Array Types
  • Rectangular Arrays
  • Initialize Array
  • Multi-Dimensional Issues
  • Jagged Arrays
  • Params Keyword

Section E: Indexers

  • Overview
  • Create Indexer
  • Create/Fill Array
  • Add Offset into Array
  • String Indexer

Section F: IEnumerable

  • Overview
  • Implement IEnumerator
  • IEnumerated Objects
  • Step Through Enumerator

Session 4

Section A: IComparables

  • ArrayList
  • IComparable Interface
  • Utilizing IComparable
  • Custom Comparison
  • Custom IComparable
  • Runtime/Sort Choice
  • Creating Custom Compare

Section B: Collection Classes

  • Overview
  • Queues
  • Using Queue Class
  • Stacks
  • Using Stack Class
  • Stacks to Arrays
  • Dictionary/Hashtable
  • Using Hashtable

Section C: Strings

  • Overview
  • String Methods/Properties
  • StringBuilder Class
  • Regular Expressions
  • String Manipulations
  • Using Properties/Methods
  • Splitting with Strings
  • Splitting with Regex

Section D: Exceptions

  • Overview
  • Try/Catch/Finally
  • Throw an Exception
  • Using a Catch Block
  • Special Exception Handler
  • Finally Block
  • Using HelpLink/StackTrace

Section E: Nested Exceptions

  • Overview
  • Using Custom Exceptions
  • Looping Catch Blocks
  • Creating a Nesting
  • Step Through Nesting

Section F: Delegates

  • Overview
  • Delegating Methods
  • Implementing Delegates
  • Delegates as Parameters

Section G: Delegates (cont.)

  • Step Through Delegate
  • Invoking Delegate Methods
  • Static Delegates
  • Delegates as Properties

Section H: Multicast Delegates

  • Overview
  • Using Multicast
  • Invoke Multiple Methods

Session 5

Section A: Events

  • Implementing Events
  • Sample Event Program
  • Event Handling
  • Event Notification
  • Event Classes

Section B: Events (cont.)

  • Run Event Program
  • Debug Event Program
  • Register Delegate to Event
  • Add Method/Set Index
  • EventArgs Instance
  • Fire New Event
  • Add Offset/Catch Event

Section C: Windows Applications

  • Windows vs. Web Apps
  • Basic Window Form
  • Windows App by Hand
  • Set Event Handler
  • Save/Compile
  • Use Visual Studio.NET
  • Modify Application

Section D: Windows Forms

  • Create New Project
  • Check Box
  • Radio Buttons
  • Output Label

Section E: Windows Forms (cont.)

  • Checked List Box
  • Additional Controls
  • View Code/Run

Section F: XML Comments

  • Overview
  • Using XML Comments
  • XML Documentation
  • XML as HTML Files

Section G: Relational Databases

  • Overview
  • Database Fundamentals
  • Database Components
  • Database Structure
  • SQL Server Diagrams

Section H: Analyzing Database Queries

  • SQL
  • Query Analyzer
  • Building Queries
  • Refining Information

Session 6

Section A: ADO.NET Objects

  • Object Model
  • Data Objects
  • Create ADO Applications
  • SqlDataAdapter
  • ListBox
  • OleDbDataAdapter

Section B: Data Relationships

  • DataGrids in ADO
  • SqlConnection Object
  • SqlCommand Object
  • DataAdapter
  • Populate DataGrid
  • Relating Data

Section C: Data Relationships (cont.)

  • Multiple Tables/DataGrid
  • DataRelation Object
  • Test/Debug ADO App
  • Use Debug Tools
  • Show Order Details

Section D: Updates

  • Overview
  • Populate ListBox
  • Update Displayed Data
  • Update Drop-Down Menu
  • Update Database Data
  • Update Multiple Tables

Section E: Transactions

  • Overview
  • Stored Procedures
  • Use Stored Procedures
  • Pass Parameters
  • Transaction Support
  • Connection Transaction
  • Commit/Rollback

Section F: Update Using DataAdapter

  • Update DataSet
  • DataSet Method
  • Map Column Names
  • Update with ADO.NET
  • Update with DataAdapter

Session 7

Section A: Concurrency

  • Overview
  • Sproc
  • Params for Concurrency
  • ADO.NET w/Concurrency
  • CommandBuilder

Section B: Web Forms

  • Overview
  • ASP.NET Web App
  • Add Label/Button
  • Run Web App
  • Controls
  • ASP.NET Events

Section C: Web Forms (cont.)

  • Create DataGrid
  • Bind DataGrid
  • DataGrid Controls
  • Create New Method
  • Create DataRowView
  • Extract DataItem
  • Event Handling TableCells

Section D: Attributes

  • Overview
  • Attribute Targets
  • Custom Attributes
  • Use Attributes
  • Create Custom Attributes
  • Named Attributes
  • ILDasm

Section E: Reflections

  • Overview
  • Array of Attributes
  • Discovery
  • Late Binding

Section F: Threads

  • Multi-Threading Support
  • Time Slicing
  • Create Implicit Threads
  • Joining/Killing Threads
  • Sleep
  • Join Threads
  • Abort Thread

Session 8

Section A: Synchronization

  • Overview
  • Concurrency Issues
  • Interlocked Increment
  • Lock
  • Threading Problems

Section B: Streaming Data

  • Overview
  • Explore Directory
  • Read/Write Streams
  • Buffered Stream
  • StreamReader/Writer

Section C: Asynchronous I/O

  • Overview
  • Callback Delegate
  • Test Constructor
  • Buffers/Token
  • Buffering at Work
  • HttpWebRequest
  • Web Streaming Objects
  • Read Page from Web

Section D: Network I/O

  • Network Streaming
  • Sockets/Ports
  • Support Network I/O
  • Server Side
  • Client Side
  • Server/Client Interaction

Section E: Network I/O (cont.)

  • Asynch Network I/O
  • Client Handler
  • Asynch Read/Write
  • Send Text String
  • Asynch File Read
  • Asynch File Streaming

Section F: Serialization

  • Overview
  • Binary Serialization
  • Serialize to Disk
  • Deserialize
  • Nonserialized Option

Section G: ActiveX

  • Overview
  • Create ActiveX Control
  • Create VB Project
  • ActiveX Event Handler
  • Register Control
  • Add Control to Toolbox
  • Create .NET Project