Olympia University of Business & Technology


CS-.NET-101: .NET Programming

.NET Classes Starting March 24th, 2018

Location: Lacey, Tacoma & Bellevue.

Faculty: SAM for Lacey Location and Todd Nelson for Bellevue Location.



.NET Development is a course designed to teach students the fundamentals of software development in the Microsoft .NET Framework environment and to educate students on processes and methodologies that are employed in the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC).

Students will also learn about common business scenarios and gain familiarity with roles encountered in a professional environment.


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Recommended - Although not required, it is strongly recommended that students entering this course have familiarity with code structure and/or writing code within a code editor.

Recommended - The recommended code editor that will be used in this course is Microsoft’s Visual Studio 2017.


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  • Students who enroll in this course will be taught the basic skills of writing software applications using the C# programming language, JavaScript, Hypertext Markup Language(HTML), and Transact-Structured Query Language(TSQL) among others
  • Upon completion of the course, students will have the necessary knowledge to pass one of the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) exams to obtain entry level certification.
  • Additionally, students will have enough information to give them a head start in obtaining the next level of certification and technical skillset to obtain an entry-level position or internship.


Laptop - recommended system requirements

  • Windows 10 version 1507 or higher: Home, Professional, Education, and Enterprise
  • 1.8 GHz CPU or faster processor.
  • 4GB-16GB of RAM
  • 500GB+ SSD
  • Video card that supports a minimum display resolution of 720p (1280 by 720); Visual Studio will work best at a resolution of WXGA (1366 by 768) or higher

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Students will be introduced to Microsoft’s .NET Framework development environment and learn how to design and build various types of .NET applications.

They will first learn how to use the latest Microsoft integrated development environment (IDE), Visual Studio 2017, to develop simple console applications.

Students will then progress to web development and design and build their own web site.

Students will learn how to connect their web site to a SQL Server database and learn how to securely store their code using a source control repository.


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Intro to Visual Studio
  • Installation and Configuration
  • Menus and Windows
Source Control
  • Team Foundation Services (TFS), Github
Creating Applications
  • Application Types
  • File Locations
  • Program Structure
  • Build Types
  • Configuration
  • Debuggings
Programming Basics
  • Types, Variables, and Strings
  • Date and Time
  • Decisions and Loops
  • Arrays and Collections
  • Methods
  • Scope
Object Oriented Design
  • Classes and Objects
  • Inheritance
  • Encapsulation
  • Properties
  • Querying, Modifying, and Converting Collections
Error Handling
  • Exceptions
Unit Testing
  • Creating Projects, Automating, Best Practices
Design Patterns
  • Factory, Singleton, Repository, Adapter, Strategy
Intro to SQL Server Developer
  • Designing, Creating, and Configuring Databases
  • Tables and Stored Procedures
  • Permissions
  • Transact Structured Query Language (TSQL)
Web Development
  • Web Application Types, Web Services
Debugging Web Applications
  • IIS Express
  • Attaching to IIS process
  • Client-side - Fire Bug, Chrome Developer Tools, IE Developer Tools, Fiddler
Intro to Internet Information Services Manager(IIS)
  • Managing and testing locally, Web Services activity log viewer
Data Driven Application
  • Database Connections
  • Code-First
  • Model-First
  • jQuery
  • Ajax
Overiew on
  • Model/View/Controller (MVC)
  • Source Control – TFS and Github
  • A Look Ahead - .Net Core and Angular

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Homework will be assigned on a weekly basis and due within five days of the day of instruction to allow the instructor ample time to review the students work.


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The instructor reserves the right to make modifications to this information throughout the length of the course.

For up-to-date course requirements, readings, assignments,
and announcements, please refer to the course website.