Microsoft Course 10266 - Programming in C# with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 — A 5-Day Course

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Please note that this course has been retired and is no longer available. Please see the Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 page for courses currently available in this subject area.

In this course, lower-intermediate level programmers gain the knowledge and skills they need to develop C# applications for the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0. The course highlights the structure of C# 4.0 programs, language syntax, and implementation details. This course is not mapped to any exam.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

Course Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:


This course is intended for experienced developers who already have programming experience in C, C++, Visual Basic, or Java and understand the concepts of object-oriented programming.

This course is not designed for new programmers; it is targeted at professional developers with at least 12 months experience of programming in an object-oriented environment.


This course has been retired and is no longer available.

Outline Course Contents

Module 1: Introducing C# and the .NET Framework

This module explains the .NET Framework, and using C# and Visual Studio 2010 for building .NET Framework applications.

Module 2: Using C# Programming Constructs

This module explains the syntax of basic C# programming constructs.

Module 3: Declaring and Calling Methods

This module explains how to create and call methods.

Module 4: Handling Exceptions

This module explains how to catch exceptions and handle them. Students will also learn how to throw exceptions.

Module 5: Reading and Writing Files

This module explains how to perform basic file I/O operations in a C# application.

Module 6: Creating New Types

This module explains how to create and use new types (enumerations, classes, and structures)

Module 7: Encapsulating Data and Methods

This module explains how to control the visibility and lifetime of members in a type.

Module 8: Inheriting From Classes and Implementing Interfaces

This module explains how to use inheritance to create new reference types

Module 9: Managing the Lifetime of Objects and Controlling Resources

This module explains how to manage the lifetime of objects and control the use of resources.

Module 10: Encapsulating Data and Defining Overloaded Operators

This module explains how to create properties and indexers to encapsulate data, and how to define operators for this data.

Module 11: Decoupling Methods and Handling Events

This module explains how to decouple an operation from the method that implements an operation, and how to use these decoupled methods to handle asynchronous events.

Module 12: Using Collections and Building Generic Types

This module introduces collections, and describes how to use Generics to implement type-safe collection classes, structures, interfaces, and methods.

Module 13: Building and Enumerating Custom Collection Classes

This module explains how to implement custom collection classes that support enumeration.

Module 14: Using LINQ to Query Data

This module explains how to query in-memory data by using LINQ.

Module 15: Integrating Visual C# Code with Dynamic Languages and COM Components

This module explains how to integrate code written by using a dynamic language such as Ruby and Python, and technologies such as COM, into a C# application