Beginner Learning Center


Microsoft Visual Studio Express Editions Beginner Developer Learning Center

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Overview

Welcome to the Beginner Developer Learning Center – a centralized learning environment specifically targeted to beginning programmers. Here you’ll find a rich array of learning content that starts with the very basics, and guides you through step-by-step to becoming a fully-fledged developer!

No experience or programming knowledge required – so dive right in!

For an overview of all the lessons available on this site, see My Learning Path.

All lessons in the Beginner Developer Learning Center are organized into two development tracks: Windows Development and Web Development.

Web Developement

                      Are you interested in creating dynamic web sites,or building on line applications and services? Then this is the developement track for you!

Tier 1:

 Lessons are a great place to start if you’re brand-new to programming. Most of these lessons don’t assume any prior software development knowledge and will take the time to introduce basic concepts.

  • Visual Basic Express Feature Tour
    Take a tour of the features included in the Visual Basic Express Edition to familiarize yourself with the development environment and programming tools available.
  • Visual C# Express Feature Tour
    Take a tour of the features included in the Visual C# Express Edition to familiarize yourself with the development environment and programming tools available.
  • Introduction to Windows as a Platform
    What does it mean to create applications for Windows? Find out in this introductory guide which will explore how a computer works and explain what an OS and a CPU does.
  • Bits & Bytes: Lesson 1 Problem Solving in Life and Technology
    Introduction to Programming Concepts – Understanding problem solving patterns and strategies is the first step to computer program design and development.
  • Bits & Bytes: Lesson 2 Things, Things, and More Things
    Introduction to Programming Concepts – How do we represent the complexity of real-world situations to a computer? This lesson will introduce the idea of Object Oriented Design.
  • Bits & Bytes: Lesson 3 The Data Game
    Introduction to Programming Concepts – This lesson will explore how computers process and store data.
  • Bits & Bytes: Lesson 4 Computer IQ
    Introduction to Programming Concepts – How do computers “think” and make decisions? This lesson will answer this question and see just how “smart” computers actually are.
  • Bits & Bytes: Lesson 5 Life before Mice
    Introduction to Programming Concepts – This lesson explores human-computer interaction and the concept of graphical user interfaces (GUI). You’ll learn some best practices for designing GUI applications.
  • Introduction to the Visual Basic Programming Language
    This beginner’s guide is designed for people with little or no prior knowledge of computer languages, who want to learn to program using the Visual Basic language. We’ll cover language syntax and basic constructs with plenty of examples.
  • Introduction to the C# Programming Language
    This beginner’s guide is designed for people with little or no prior knowledge of computer languages, who want to learn to program using the Visual C# language. We’ll cover language syntax and basic constructs with plenty of examples.
  • Creating Your First Visual Basic Program
    5 Steps to Creating Your First Visual Basic Program – The best way to learn Visual Basic programming is to actually create a program. A good first program is a Web browsing application that can display Web pages. I’ll show you how to how to create a project in Visual Basic, put the user interface together, add a line of Visual Basic code, and then test your program.

Tier 2:

Lessons assume you understand the foundations of .NET development. These lessons will proceed at a faster pace, and cover a lot of the core concepts of Windows and Web development. By the end of these lessons, you should be able to create a basic, working application!

  • Visual Web Developer For Dummies
    Visual Web Developer 2005 Express Edition For Dummies explains in plain English how new developers can harness the power of this free tool to easily deploy and customize their own websites. Even if you’re a novice web developer, the selected chapters from this book will show you how easy it is to access databases through Data Source controls, design site navigation, build interactivity, and much more.
  • Beginning Website Development Module 1
    Learn the fundamentals of building dynamic Web sites with ASP.NET 2.0 and Visual Web Developer Express Edition using either the Visual Basic or Visual C# language in Module 1 of this Beginning Web Site Development tutorial.
  • Introduction to ASP .NET
    Merlin the Microsoft agent will guide you through this 7-chapter introduction to ASP .NET which starts with the fundamentals and works your way through to creating full dynamic website samples.
  • Absolute Beginner’s Series Lesson 1: Getting Started
    In this lesson, you will begin to become familiar with Visual Web Developer (VWD) Express Edition, and look at the workflow involved in using VWD to build dynamic ASP.NET Web sites.
  • Absolute Beginner’s Series Lesson 2: Creating a User Interface
    In this lesson, you will explore the various ASP.NET 2.0 server controls available in Visual Web Developer. In addition, you will begin to get familiar with the windows in VWD.
  • Absolute Beginner’s Series Lesson 3: Events and Postback
    In this lesson, you will learn how events can be used in your code, and how to react when those events occur.
  • Absolute Beginner’s Series Lesson 4: Web application state
    In this lesson, you will see how to maintain state in your ASP.NET, including the various objects you can use to store information for your ASP.NET 2.0 applications.

Tier 3:

Lessons follow up on the skills learned in Tier 2. These lessons expand your knowledge of Windows and Web development with more advanced concepts such as data access and debugging. If you finish the Tier 3 lessons, Congratulations – you’ve graduated from the Beginner Developer Learning Center and can officially call yourself a Software Developer!

  • Beginning Website Development Module 2
    Learn how to build data-driven websites with ASP.NET and Visual Web Developer Express Edition using either the Visual Basic or Visual C# language in Module 2 of this Beginning Web Site Development tutorial.
  • Absolute Beginner’s Series Lesson 5: Debugging and Tracing
    In this lesson, you will learn how to debug and monitor your ASP.NET 2.0 Web applications.
  • Absolute Beginner’s Series Lesson 6: Style sheets and Master Pages
    In this lesson, you will begin to learn how Style sheets and Master Pages can be used to maintain consistent appearance for your Web pages.
  • Absolute Beginner’s Series Lesson 7: Databinding
    In this lesson, you will learn how to display data in your ASP.NET 2.0 Web applications through some of the new databound controls.
  • Absolute Beginner’s Series Lesson 8: GridView and FormView controls
    In this lesson, you will learn about the GridView and FormView controls and how you can use some of the features of these controls to make editing and displaying of database content easier.
  • Absolute Beginner’s Series Lesson 9: Membership and Login controls
    In this lesson, you will explore the new membership capabilities of ASP.NET 2.0. In addition, you will learn about role-based security, and how you can use roles to control access to your Web site.
  • Absolute Beginner’s Series Lesson 10: Configuring, building and deploying
    In this lesson, you will see what is required to make your ASP.NET applications available to everyone. This includes configuring, building and deploying your Web site.
  • Absolute Beginner’s Series Lessons 11 – 14: Building a Quiz engine
    In these lessons, you will build out an online Quiz engine web application which will allow you to exercise many of the skills you have acquired throughout the Absolute Beginner’s Series.
  • Windows Developement

                          Would you like to customize your desktop with cool utilities or build fun Windows applications and PC games?Then you should explore this Developement Track.

    Tier 1:

    • Visual Basic Express Feature Tour
      Take a tour of the features included in the Visual Basic Express Edition to familiarize yourself with the development environment and programming tools available.
    • Visual C# Express Feature Tour
      Take a tour of the features included in the Visual C# Express Edition to familiarize yourself with the development environment and programming tools available.
    • Introduction to Windows as a Platform
      What does it mean to create applications for Windows? Find out in this introductory guide which will explore how a computer works and explain what an OS and a CPU does.
    • Bits & Bytes: Lesson 1 Problem Solving in Life and Technology
      Introduction to Programming Concepts – Understanding problem solving patterns and strategies is the first step to computer program design and development.
    • Bits & Bytes: Lesson 2 Things, Things, and More Things
      Introduction to Programming Concepts – How do we represent the complexity of real-world situations to a computer? This lesson will introduce the idea of Object Oriented Design.
    • Bits & Bytes: Lesson 3 The Data Game
      Introduction to Programming Concepts – This lesson will explore how computers process and store data.
    • Bits & Bytes: Lesson 4 Computer IQ
      Introduction to Programming Concepts – How do computers “think” and make decisions? This lesson will answer this question and see just how “smart” computers actually are.
    • Bits & Bytes: Lesson 5 Life before Mice
      Introduction to Programming Concepts – This lesson explores human-computer interaction and the concept of graphical user interfaces (GUI). You’ll learn some best practices for designing GUI applications.
    • Introduction to the Visual Basic Programming Language
      This beginner’s guide is designed for people with little or no prior knowledge of computer languages, who want to learn to program using the Visual Basic language. We’ll cover language syntax and basic constructs with plenty of examples.
    • Introduction to the C# Programming Language
      This beginner’s guide is designed for people with little or no prior knowledge of computer languages, who want to learn to program using the Visual C# language. We’ll cover language syntax and basic constructs with plenty of examples.
    • Creating Your First Visual Basic Program
      5 Steps to Creating Your First Visual Basic Program – The best way to learn Visual Basic programming is to actually create a program. A good first program is a Web browsing application that can display Web pages. I’ll show you how to how to create a project in Visual Basic, put the user interface together, add a line of Visual Basic code, and then test your program.

    Tier 2:

  • Introduction to Windows Forms Applications
    This lesson will introduce you to the idea of Windows Forms applications using either Visual Basic or Visual C# Express Edition. You will learn about Windows Forms applications by opening and running a sample project called Hidden Note.
  • Absolute Beginner’s Series Lesson 1: Getting Started
    This lesson provides an overview of the series, including the RSS Reader project. Additionally, you will learn how to create your first “Hello World” application.
  • Absolute Beginner’s Series Lesson 2: Creating a User Interface
    This lesson covers the basics of the Visual Studio IDE. Topics include the Toolbox and Properties window, as well as controls such as the button, label, MenuStrip, StatusStrip, and ToolStrip.
  • Absolute Beginner’s Series Lesson 3: Handle Events and Set Properties
    This lesson gives an overview of an event handler and explains how to write code to react to events. You will learn how to set properties for controls, as well as how to use IntelliSense, add comments to your code, and use code regions.
  • Absolute Beginner’s Series Lesson 4: Variables, Expressions, Statements, and Operators
    This lesson explains what a variable is and how to use them in your applications. You’ll also learn the difference between expressions and statements and how you can use operators, like the addition operator (+) in your code.
  • Absolute Beginner’s Series Lesson 5: Branching and Recursion
    This lesson explains how you can use conditional logic and looping constructs in your applications. You’ll also learn about an array and how you can use looping logic to read and write values from an array.
  • Absolute Beginner’s Series Lesson 6: Object Oriented Programming Fundamentals
    This lesson has two videos and explains the fundamentals of object-oriented programming. It covers the differences between a class and an object. You’ll learn how to create and use properties and methods, as well as inheritance and encapsulation.
  • Absolute Beginner’s Series Lesson 7: The .NET Framework
    This lesson looks at the .NET Framework and the large set of classes available for your use within applications. You’ll learn about namespaces and how to use Help to discover classes and their use.
  • Tier 3:

    Kids Corner

    The Kid’s Corner makes learning to program fun for kids!

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    Resources :

    • Visual Basic Resources
      Find links to fun stuff like Coding4Fun, more learning and reference sources such as recommended books, and places to get help with your Visual Basic projects.
    • Visual C# Resources
      Find links to fun stuff like Coding4Fun, more learning and reference sources like free webcasts, and places to get help with your Visual C# projects.
    • Visual Web Developer Resources
      Find links to fun stuff like Coding4Fun, more online learning and reference sources, and places to get help with your Web Development projects.

    Are yAru interested in creating dynamic web sites, or building online applications and services? Then this is the Development Track for you!

    Are you interested in creating dynamic web sites, or building online applications and services? Then this is the Development Track for you!

    rested in creating dynamic web sites, or building online applications and services? Then this is the Development Track for you!

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