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Part 1 : Video tutorials of VB.net for beginners – download for free

Part 1 : Video tutorials of VB.net for beginners – download for free

Absolute Beginner’s Video Series

vbnetThis video series is designed specifically for individuals who are interested in learning the basics of creating applications using Visual Basic 2005 Express Edition. The series includes over 10 hours of video-based instruction that walks you through creating your first “Hello World” application to a fully functioning RSS Reader application. Learn how to write your first application today.

Lesson 1:  Getting Started with Visual Basic 2005 Express Edition

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.

Duration: 24 minutes, 26 seconds

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Lesson 2:  Creating a Windows Application 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.

Duration: 43 minutes, 11 seconds

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Note: Resources associated to Lesson 2 can be found here.

Lesson 3:  Writing Code to 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.

Duration: 24 minutes, 44 seconds

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Lesson 4:  Working with 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.

Duration: 29 minutes, 55 seconds

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Lesson 5:  Using 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.

Duration: 26 minutes, 06 seconds

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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.

Duration:
Part 1 – 32 minutes, 46 seconds
Part 2 – 41 minutes, 39 seconds

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Lesson 7:  Getting to Know 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.

Duration: 35 minutes, 27 seconds

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Lesson 8:  Obtaining Data from a SQL Server 2005 Express Edition Database


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This lesson looks at databases and how they can be used to store information you might need in your applications. In particular, SQL Server 2005 Express Edition is shown.

Duration: 29 minutes, 48 seconds

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Lesson 9:  Databinding Data to User Interface Controls

This lesson looks at how you can connect your applications to databases. You will learn how to enable your application to view and edit data stored.

Duration: 50 minutes, 38 seconds

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Lesson 10:  Working with XML

This lesson looks at XML and how you can use it in your applications.

Duration: 31 minutes, 54 seconds

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Lesson 11:  Handling Exceptions

This lesson looks at exceptions — what they are, and why you want to handle them in your code.

Duration: 31 minutes, 24 seconds

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Lesson 12:  The RSS Reader Project – Designing and Planning

This lesson shows the design and planning of the RSS Reader application. This project will show you how an application is built, beginning with a blank project, and ending with a finished application that you can share with others.

Duration: 18 minutes, 50 seconds

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NOTE: The download contains all nine snapshots of the RSS Reader as it was built through videos 12-16.

Lesson 13:  The RSS Reader Project – Building the UI

This lesson begins the development of the RSS Reader. In this lesson, you create the main files that will be needed in the project, and rough out the user interface.

Duration: 20 minutes, 16 seconds

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Lesson 14:  The RSS Reader Project – Working with XML and SQL Server 2005 Express Edition Data

This lesson continues work on the RSS Reader project. In this video, you will add the ability to download the RSS files from the Internet. The data access functionality will be roughed out.

Duration: 21 minutes, 28 seconds

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Lesson 15:  The RSS Reader Project – Expanding and Refining Application Functionality

This lesson continues work on the development of the RSS Reader. The data access code is completed and further refinements are made.

Duration: 31 minutes, 31 seconds

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Lesson 16:  The RSS Reader Project – Fortifying, Testing and Deploying the Application

In this video, the RSS Reader project is completed. Final coding tasks are done and the application is packaged for distribution.

Duration: 30 minutes, 20 seconds

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  • aamer jamal November 10, 2010, 7:33 pm

    thanks! your videos are really helpful.
    can you present such a series for learning arabic language?

  • Rizwan November 25, 2010, 12:08 pm

    which media player suitable to play

  • ugo March 24, 2011, 7:18 pm

    the video plays on MpcStar player but without Audio
    Does not player with Windows Media player
    My OS is windows 7 Ultimate

  • Yohannes July 21, 2011, 7:40 pm

    is there any player suitable for both audios & vidios of this tutorial?

  • Emmanuel November 11, 2012, 12:08 am

    it appears everyone seems to be having the same issues as i do. windows media player complains about not having a suitable codec to play these video files. though the latest VLC player played the files windows media player could not but with serious glitches.