Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) : Developer: 98-361: Software Development Fundamentals

  • 10 Courses | 10h 22m 21s
  • 7 Books | 47h 12m
  • Includes Lab
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Discover fundamental knowledge of software development as you prepare for the MTA: Developer certification.


Programming Structure, Methods, & Variables

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    The Structure of a C# Program
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    How to Create a C# Program
    4m 51s


Programming Structure, Methods, & Variables
Many of the basic components used when programming are common to most modern programming languages. Explore some common programming aspects, such as methods, namespaces, variables, data types, arrays, and operators.
11 videos | 53m has Assessment available Badge
Programming Strings & Data Structures
Learning programming fundamentals is vital to the software development process. Discover these fundamentals, including strings and substrings, lists, arrays, queues, stacks, linked lists, and data structures.
13 videos | 1h 19m has Assessment available Badge
Flowcharts, Tables, & Conditional Statements
Program flow and execution are often dependent upon having to make decisions at runtime. Learn how to use the common decision structures available in most programming languages, including If and Switch statements, and For and While loops.
9 videos | 46m has Assessment available Badge
Recursion, Exceptions, Randomization, & Sorting
Learn how to work with programming techniques such as recursion, exception handling, number randomization, and sorting algorithms. In addition, explore how alerts and events are used in Windows Forms applications.
14 videos | 1h 20m has Assessment available Badge
Windows and Web Applications
Explore Windows Forms applications, including creating tabbed pages, opening and saving files, and creating dropdown menus and toolbars. In addition, learn how to create a Web browser client and a Windows application.
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Windows Forms Applications
Learning to create applications is vital to your success as a developer or programmer. Explore Web development and ASP.NET, including cascading style sheets, inline styles, web services, and the basics of SOAP and WSDL.
13 videos | 58m has Assessment available Badge
Structures of Object-oriented Programming
To understand most modern programming languages, you need to understand objects. Learn the about object-oriented programming, including encapsulation, inheritance, classes, casting between types, and interfaces.
17 videos | 1h 24m available Badge
JavaScript Rules, Functions, & HTML Elements
Learn the JavaScript fundamentals needed for creating web applications, including the basic rules of JavaScript, JavaScript functions, and referencing and modifying HTML elements.
6 videos | 31m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Store Applications
Creating applications for multiple types of devices is now commonplace. Learn about console-based applications, Windows Services, Windows Store apps and how to create them, interface design, and gestures.
11 videos | 47m has Assessment available Badge
Databases, Rules, & Procedures
Most applications today require access to a datastore for saving, modifying, and retrieving data. Learn about available databases, RDBM systems, entity relationship diagrams, normalization, structured query language, and stored procedures.
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Agile Software Development: Best Practices for Large Software Development Projects
Emphasizing real life project examples which describe how development teams have moved from a waterfall model towards an Agile Software Development approach, this book examines the agility, today's major approaches, its impact, and more.
book Duration 3h 47m book Authors By Thomas Stober, Uwe Hansmann


Software Testing: Concepts and Operations
Offering an examination of the principles, concepts, and processes that are fundamental to the software testing function, this book covers all phases of the software testing lifecycle, including test data generation, test oracle design, test driver design, and test outcome analysis.
book Duration 6h 3m book Authors By Ali Mili, Fairouz Tchier


C# 24-Hour Trainer, Second Edition
Presenting a self-paced guide to C# programming in the Visual Studio environment, this book uses easy-to-follow lessons reinforced by step-by-step instructions, screencasts, and supplemental exercises to help you master C# programming quickly and painlessly.
book Duration 8h 26m book Authors By Rod Stephens


Web Application Architecture: Principles, Protocols and Practices, Second Edition
Explaining the underlying protocols and languages that support Web application development, this book describes mechanisms for providing Web access to heterogeneous data sources including relational databases and multimedia.
book Duration 8h 29m book Authors By Leon Shklar, Rich Rosen


Professional Application Lifecycle Management with Visual Studio 2012
Serving as both a step-by-step guide and a reference for designing software solutions, this trusted and timely book offers a nuts-and-bolts approach to using Microsoft's flagship development tools to solve real-world challenges throughout the application lifecycle.
book Duration 9h 27m book Authors By Brian Keller, Martin Woodward, Mickey Gousset


Object-Oriented Analysis, Design and Implementation: An Integrated Approach, Second Edition
With a focus on implementation aspects, this book uses a case-study-based approach to provide a comprehensive introduction to the principles of object-oriented design.
book Duration 8h 29m book Authors By Brahma Dathan, Sarnath Ramnath


JavaScript in Easy Steps, Fifth Edition
Written in an easy-to-follow style, this book provides numerous examples to instruct the user how to create exciting web pages that employ the power of JavaScript to provide functionality.
book Duration 2h 31m book Authors By Mike McGrath


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