Understanding .NET

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Since the initial announcement in 2000, Microsoft's .NET platform has had a dramatic impact on how applications are developed and deployed. With the launch of Visual Studio 2005 and the next major release of the .NET Framework, Microsoft has provided developers with a new set of tools and technologies to further simplify the creation of complex applications.

This intensive one day seminar will introduce you to .NET, the underlying .NET Framework and the three core areas of application development:

  •  Window Forms, for rich GUI applications
  •  ASP.NET for systems targeted at the web
  • Web Services and service oriented architecture

Examining both the why and the how of .NET, it will enable you to assess the impacts and opportunities associated with this exciting technology, as well as gain a solid understanding of some of the important issues involved in working with .NET.

The seminar consists of a mixture of interactive lectures and demonstrations, the latter using Visual Studio and languages such as Visual C# and Visual Basic 2005.

Coverage of newer products, such as Visual Studio 2005 Team System, is also included.

The seminar consists of a sequence of informative lectures, combined with demonstrations of the development technologies and techniques using Microsoft Visual Studio 2005.

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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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