Understanding .NET

1 Day Course
Hands On

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An overview of .NET (3 topics)

  • Introduction to .NET
  • Why .NET?
  • .NET architecture

Introducing the .NET Framework (7 topics)

  • Common Language Runtime (CLR)
  • Common Type System (CTS)
  • Base Class Library
  • Managed execution
  • Introducing window forms
  • Introducing web forms
  • Introducing web services

Development tools and languages for .NET (4 topics)

  • The .NET Framework SDK
  • The C# and Visual Basic 2005 programming languages
  • Visual Studio 2005
  • Visual Studio 2005 Team System

ASP.NET (3 topics)

  • ASP.NET explained
  • The ASP.NET architecture
  • Core features of ASP.NET 1.x and 2.0

Web Services (3 topics)

  • Service and SOA
  • Web Services and ASP.NET
  • Using web services in your applications

Database access using ADO.NET (3 topics)

  • The new ADO.NET data access model
  • Managed providers
  • Disconnected data access and the DataSet

Windows Forms (1 topic)

  • Writing rich GUIs using Windows Forms

Conclusion (2 topics)

  • WinFx
  • Seminar review


Anyone who is involved in the specification, design and development of products and solutions for either the World Wide Web or for Microsoft Windows, and who wants to gain an insight into, or understand the impacts and advantages for their business of, Microsoft .NET. Delegates should have prior experience in specifying, developing, or managing the development, of applications using Java, C++ or Visual Basic. Experience of server side programming using Active Server Pages and an understanding of internet infrastructure would also be beneficial.

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