About this Course
Learn how to write software the Microsoft way. Explore and practice basic programming concepts using C#. Explore Microsoft Visual Studio and the .NET Framework. Install a free copy of Visual Studio on your own computer or laptop. Become comfortable with Visual Studio, solutions and projects. Learn how to use Visual Studio’s built-in debugger. Learn to think like a programmer.
You can take this course on its own (single-course enrollment); you can also apply it towards the Certificate in IT Foundations. You can also take it in preparation for the course in Java Foundations, the Certificate in C# Programming and the Certificate in Python Programming.
- C# structure: syntax, grammar, rules and keywords
- Built-in tools that make C# programming easier
- Testing and improvement of mental models
- Unit testing with NUnit
- Refactoring code
Students should expect up to nine hours of work a week, including class sessions.