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98-361: Software Development Fundamentals (using C#)

Learn C#, Web and Desktop applications, and databases. 98-361 (C# version).
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 10h 29m
Language: English
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Welcome to my course on 98-361 “Software Development Fundamentals” using C#. In this course, we will be looking at a variety of different types of programs and concepts around programming.

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We’ll start off with looking at Core Programming. We will download for free the Visual Studio Community edition, and use it to investigate the fundamental C# statements. We’ll look at decision structures such as If and Switch [Case Select], repetition such as For loops, While loops and recursion, and then we’ll look at errors and find out how to handle them.
We’ll then look at Object-Oriented Programming. We’ll go deeper into concepts that we have already used, such as namespaces, methods and classes, and add to them using events and constructors. We’ll see how you can duplicate and develop classes using inheritance, polymorphism and encapsulation.
Next up is General Software Development. We’ll look at various different data structures such as arrays, stacks, queues and linked lists, and we’ll also look at sorting algorithms. We’ll then take a step back and look at application life cycle management, and how to interpret application specifications.
The next thing to look at is Web Applications. We’ll look at web page development using HTML, Cascading Style Sheets and JavaScript. We’ll then investigate ASP.NET web application development, web hosting and web services.
Then we’ll look at Desktop Applications. We will have been creating a lot of Console-based applications earlier in this course, but we’ll add to this with Windows apps and Windows Services.
We’ll finish by looking at Databases. We look at the basics of Relational Database Management Systems, look at database query methods, including the six clauses of the SELECT statement, and find out how to connect to databases from Visual Studio.
No prior knowledge is required – we’ll even see how to get Visual Studio for free!
There are regular quizzes to help you remember the information, so you can be sure that you are learning.
Once you have completed this course, you will have a good introductory knowledge of Software Development.
So, without any further ado, let’s have a look at how you can use Udemy interface, and then we’ll have a look at the objectives for the exam and therefore the syllabus for this course.

You will learn

✓ Core programming fundamentals, such as decision structures, repetition and error handling
✓ Object-oriented programming fundamentals, such as classes, inheritance, polymorphism and encapsulation
✓ General software development fundamentals: application life cycle management, application specifications, and algorithms and data structures
✓ Web applications fundamentals: web page development, Microsoft ASP NET web application development, web hosting and web services
✓ Desktop application fundamentals, namely Windows apps, console-based applications and Windows Services
✓ Databases fundamentals, including query methods and database connection methods


• You need to know how to use a computer. This course is intended for PC users, but some things (but not all), such as Visual Studio, are also available for the Mac.
• No prior knowledge of C# is required.
• You don’t even need Visual Studio or SQL Server installed – I’ll show you how to install them on your PC for free.
• There is a 30-day refund policy on this Udemy course – see Udemy’s refund policy.
• Why not have a look at the curriculum below and see what you can learn?

This course is for

• This course is for you if you have not used C# much, and want to learn about programming using C#.
• This course is also for you if you want a refresh on C# or programming concepts. However, no prior knowledge is required.
• By the end of this course, after entering the official Practice Tests, you could enter (and hopefully pass) Microsoft’s official 98-361 exam.
• Wouldn’t the “MTA: Software Development Fundamentals” certification look good on your CV or resume?
Best Selling Instructor – over 450,000 students so far
Hi. I’m Phillip, and I’m proud to Teach with Udemy as a Udemy Instructor Partner. I have been teaching on Udemy since 2015, and I have over 450,000 students and more than 40 video courses, including over a dozen Bestseller courses.
My courses include Power BI, Tableau, SQL Server, Power Platform (Power Apps, Power Automate, etc.), Azure, Microsoft Office, and more. Many of my courses follow requirements for official Microsoft certifications – so with a bit of practice, you could enter the exam and put it on your CV or resume.
I have been a Computing Consultant providing expert services in the development of computer systems and data analysis. I am one of 9 award winning Experts for Experts Exchange’s 11th Annual Expert Awards. My interests are working with data, including Microsoft Power BI, Excel, Access, SQL Server, and the Power Platform.
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 10h 29m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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