M6368: Programming with the Microsoft .NET Framework using Microsoft Visual Studio 2008

5 Day Course
Hands On
Official Microsoft Curriculum
Code M6368

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Software Design and Development in Visual Studio 2008 (5 topics)

  • Introduction to Software Design and Development
  • Introduction to Software Development Frameworks and Methodologies
  • Introduction to the Microsoft .NET Framework Applications
  • N-Tier Application Development
  • Lab: Software Design and Development

Object-Oriented Programming with Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 (8 topics)

  • Object-Oriented Programming Concepts
  • Defining a Class
  • Creating a Class Instance
  • Introduction to Inheritance
  • Defining and Implementing Interfaces
  • Creating and Using Delegates and Events
  • Generics
  • Lab: Creating Classes in Visual Studio 2008

Data Validation (4 topics)

  • Introduction to Data Validation?
  • Validating Windows Forms Applications
  • Validating ASP.NET Applications
  • Lab: Data Validation

Debugging and Profiling .NET Applications (3 topics)

  • Code Tracing and Debugging
  • Application Profiling
  • Lab: Code Tracing

Monitoring and Logging .NET Framework Applications (3 topics)

  • Introduction to Instrumentation
  • Event Logs
  • Lab: Monitoring and Logging .NET Framework Applications

Testing Microsoft .NET Framework Applications (3 topics)

  • Introduction to Software Testing
  • Using Visual Studio 2008 Testing Tools
  • Lab: Software Testing

Introduction to LINQ (6 topics)

  • What Is New in VB.NET and C#
  • Introduction to LINQ
  • LINQ Data Providers
  • Lab: Using New Language Features
  • Lab: Simple LINQ-to-Object Queries
  • Lab: Using LINQ to Datasets and LINQ to Objects

Data Access with LINQ (4 topics)

  • LINQ to XML
  • LINQ to Entities
  • LINQ to SQL
  • Lab: Data Access with LINQ

Implementing Security in .NET Applications (5 topics)

  • Security Overview
  • Implementing Code Access Security
  • Implementing Role-Based Security
  • Using Cryptography Services
  • Lab: Security in the .NET Framework

Network Programming (4 topics)

  • Introduction to Network Programming
  • Setting Credentials
  • Sending Mail
  • Lab: Network Programming

Creating Distributed Applications (4 topics)

  • Introduction to Distributed Applications
  • Creating and Consuming XML Webservices
  • Building Windows Communication Foundation Services and Clients
  • Lab: Creating a Windows Communication Foundation Service

Configuring .NET Framework Applications (3 topics)

  • Introduction to Configuring Applications
  • Using .NET Configuration Files
  • Lab: Application Configuration

Deploying .NET Framework Applications (5 topics)

  • Introduction to Assemblies
  • Overview of MSBuild
  • Deploying .NET Framework Applications by Using ClickOnce
  • Deploying .NET Framework Applications by Using Windows Installer
  • Lab: Deploying a .NET Framework Application

Windows Presentation Foundation Applications (4 topics)

  • Introduction to Windows Presentation Foundation
  • Introduction to XAML
  • Programming Windows Presentation Foundation Applications
  • Lab: Building Windows Presentation Foundation Applications


* An understanding of problem-solving techniques that apply to software development * A basic understanding of Web, Macro and Windows scripting techniques and some experience writing scripts * A general understanding of the purpose, function, and features of the .NET Framework * Experience using Visual Studio 2008 * Experience in object oriented design and development

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