VBA544 - Visual Basic

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Subject Title
Visual Basic

Subject Description
Visual Basic (VB), introduced by Microsoft in 1991, has changed the way we develop Windows applications on the personal computer. VB is the first of the Rapid Application Development (RAD) tools, and continues to evolve with the recent release of the .NET framework. This subject introduces students to event-driven programming concepts used in the design and implementation of applications with graphical user interfaces (GUIs).

Credit Status
1 Credit for CPD/CPA/CPAC Diploma Students

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

Create programs using Visual Basic (VB) code and .NET Framework classes.
Read and translate C# code into VB.NET.
Recognize, describe and use the .NET Framework and its various classes.
Describe and define multi-tier architectures for applications.
Develop applications in the .NET environment.
Apply data access technologies from within VB.
Efficiently Use Microsoft's on-line reference library.
Develop simple to intermediate application using .NET, individually and as a team member.
Be aware of the latest developments in VB and .NET.
Design user-friendly interfaces and write maintainable code.

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