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Code Rules – Introduction to Visual Basic .NET

Author: 
Microsoft
Issue Date: 
Sunday, February 24, 2008
Description: 
Code Rules is a course designed to introduce high school students, with little or no background in computers or computer programming, to the basic concepts of computer programming. The course teaches students to create fun and engaging applications using Visual Basic.Net. Through the course students are introduced to the basic concepts of programming, such as writing pseudo code, creating forms, defining and declaring variables and more. Code Rules has been designed to allow students to explore the world of programming, practice creating code and develop a better sense of what it means to be a computer programmer.
Keywords: 
Visual BASIC, VB, introduction to programming, Windows forms development
Education Levels: 
Middle School
High School
Intended Audience: 
Educator
Learner
Type: 
Instructional Material : Project
Publisher: 
Microsoft
URL: 
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/beginner/bb308755.aspx
CSTA Classification: 

CT.L1:6-01

Understand and use the basic steps in algorithmic problem solving (e.g., problem statement and exploration, examination of sample instances, design, implementation, and testing).

CPP.L3A-04

Apply analysis, design, and implementation techniques to solve problems (e.g., use one or more software lifecycle models).

CT.L3B-10

Decompose a problem by defining new functions and classes.

CPP.L3B-02

Use tools of abstraction to decompose a large-scale computational problem (e.g., procedural abstraction, object-oriented design, functional design).

CT.L3A-02

Describe a software development process used to solve software problems (e.g., design, coding, testing, verification).

CPP.L2-04

Demonstrate an understanding of algorithms and their practical application.

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