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Technical and Research Skills - IT Skills

Visual Basic 2010: An introduction

1 day

This course will provide an introduction to the Visual Basic programming language and its usage. After attending this course you will have acquired the basic skills in programming in Visual Basic. Topics covered in this course for beginners include a discussion of the difference between Console Applications and Windows Forms Applications, data types, operators, use of conditional and iterative control statements, forms, use of controls from the toolbox such as labels, text boxes, buttons, list boxes and timers, handling events such as mouse clicks, the graphical co-ordinate system, mathematical and string functions, arrays, files and modules.

The course will comprise a mixture of taught and practical work.

Prior programming experience is not necessary.

30 April 2015

Training Room 2, Julian Hodge Building, Colum Drive, Cardiff, CF10 3EU
09:00 - 17:00

Dates to be confirmed for second session - Please register your interest via your Core Portal account

PLEASE NOTE: Places on this workshop are open to staff members on a Research only contract, other staff groups are welcome to apply for a place and will be entered onto a reserve list, in the event of a place becoming vacant a week prior to the session commencing staff members will be offered a place.

Provider: UGC
Target Audience: RS & PGR