Analysis of business environments to define user requirements; introduction to programming and database concepts; development of simple applications using VB.net and Microsoft Visual Studio.
Visual Basic is one of the most popular programming languages and is used for the development of applications of different sizes. It is easy to learn and use. INFO125 is targeted at beginning programmers. It aims to introduce students to the programming logic necessary for development of information systems regardless of the programming language used; to programming and database concepts; and to enable them to develop simple applications using VB.net and Microsoft Visual Studio. This course will build a practical and theoretical foundation for future study and careers in information systems and technology
By the end of this course the student should be able to:
• Analyse business environments to define user requirements
• Discuss the steps in developing an application in Visual Basic.NET.
• Understand the basic concepts of programming, problem solving and design techniques
• Understand the Visual Studio environment and use its functionality to develop simple business applications
• Understand how databases are used to store business data.
• Describe the parts of a database and understand database operations.
• Access and manipulate data from applications.
• Protect applications from unauthorised access
• Gain hands-on development experience through a series of tutorial exercises.
In Class Quiz
2 Homework Assignments
Examination and Formal Tests
Tony Gaddis and Kip Irvine;
Starting out with Visual Basic 2010;
For further information see
Department of Accounting and Information Systems on the department and colleges page.
All INFO125 Occurrences
Semester One 2013