Course: Visual Studio for New Users

$131.89 incl. vat


duration: 9 hours |

Language: English (US) |

access duration: 90 days |


In this Visual Studio course you will get an introduction to Visual Studio. You will learn the various components and you will learn developing simple applications. Finally you will learn the various tools and features of the Visual Studio development platform.

Among the subjects covered are .NET, Visual Studio IDE features, GitHub, ASP.NET, Grunt, Gulp, angularjs, SignaIR, Bower, API framework and far more.


After finishing this course you are familiar with the different possibilities of Visual Studio development platform.


There is no specific knowledge requiered. Basic knowledge of programming is a plus.

Target audience

Software Developer


Visual Studio for New Users

9 hours

Introducing Visual Studio

  • start the course
  • describe the current state of the .NET architecture
  • install Microsoft Visual Studio on your workstation
  • continue to use Visual Studio beyond the trial period
  • recognize the main features of the Visual Studio IDE
  • sign in to Visual Studio
  • use different VS accounts for different purposes
  • view and act on notification events in Visual Studio
  • tailor your Visual Studio install to your tastes
  • view and act on notification events in Visual Studio
  • add and edit menus, toolbars, and actions in Visual Studio
  • start using the Visual Studio IDE
  • arrange the panels in Visual Studio to suit your workflow
  • modify the Visual Studio start page
  • integrate external tools into your Visual Studio installation
  • synchronize Visual Studio settings across workstations
  • use Visual Studio Team Services and Foundation Server
  • begin work on a new Visual Studio project
  • use the Visual Studio IDE features when writing code
  • compile code into executable applications in Visual Studio
  • test code for correctness in Visual Studio
  • troubleshoot and debug issues in code in Visual Studio
  • locate performance issues in code in Visual Studio
  • use cloud solutions within Visual Studio projects
  • connect to and manage data stored in databases
  • prepare your application for release
  • install or develop Visual Studio extensions
  • write and compile a simple application

Visual Studio Frameworks and Tools

  • start the course
  • describe the Git version control software
  • identify features and benefits of GitHub
  • connect to the GitHub versioning service
  • create a GitHub repository
  • publish your work to GitHub
  • use Team Foundation Server with Visual Studio
  • describe programming models for creating interactive web content using ASP.NET with Visual Studio
  • use the Model-View-Controller paradigm with ASP.NET
  • describe the Web API framework for building web services
  • use Bower to manage project dependencies
  • use Gulp to manage building your project
  • use Grunt to perform build operations in your project
  • use TypeScript to develop a web application
  • use SignalR to push content to clients in real time
  • use AngularJS to create a client-side web app
  • identify tools for styling applications
  • use Knockout to create an MVVM client
  • use Bootstrap to improve and style your user interface
  • develop an app using the Universal Windows platform
  • use Xamarin to target Android and iOS platforms
  • use Apache Cordova to develop mobile applications
  • develop multi-platform games with Unity and Visual Studio
  • develop cross-platform apps with the .NET Execution Environment
  • target code to the CoreCLR, the classic .NET Framework, or both
  • use Node.js tools with Visual Studio
  • use Entity Framework to access database objects
  • use Cloud Explorer to work with Azure resources
  • develop a basic UWP application

Course options

We offer several optional training products to enhance your learning experience. If you are planning to use our training course in preperation for an official exam then whe highly recommend using these optional training products to ensure an optimal learning experience. Sometimes there is only a practice exam or/and practice lab available.

Optional practice exam (trial exam)

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice exam. This practice exam comprises a number of trial exams which are very similar to the real exam, both in terms of form and content. This is the ultimate way to test whether you are ready for the exam. 

Optional practice lab

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice lab. You perform the tasks on real hardware and/or software applicable to your Lab. The labs are fully hosted in our cloud. The only thing you need to use our practice labs is a web browser. In the LiveLab environment you will find exercises which you can start immediatelyThe lab enviromentconsist of complete networks containing for example, clients, servers,etc. This is the ultimate way to gain extensive hands-on experience. 


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