Introduction to C#

C# is a powerful programming language designed to build applications on .NET framework. This course will introduce the basic knowledge of C#. You will learn how to write a simple C# program in Visual Studio environment.

Applicable Job Roles: web programmers, and web application developers.

Topic 1: Getting Started
  • Introduction to .NET and C#
  • Installing and Exploring Visual Studio 2008
  • Overview Visual Studio IDE
Topic 2: Variables and Expressions
  • Variables
  • Data Types
  • Expressions
  • Operators
Topic 3: Flow Control
  • Branching
  • Looping
Topic 4: Functions
  • Defining functions
  • Variable scope
Topic 5: Object-Oriented Programming
  • Class and Object
  • Encapsulation, Inheritance, Polymorphism
  • Define a class
Topic 6: Classes
  • Method Overloading
  • Inheritance
  • Polymorphism
Basic knowledge of one of programming languages such as C++, Java, or Javascript.
System and Software Requirements:
  • Windows XP Service Pack 2, Windows Vista
  • Minimum: 1.6 GHz Pentium III, 1 GB RAM, 1.5 GB free hard disk space.
  • Microsoft Visual C# 2010 Express Edition will be used in this course. It is free to download at

Required Book Beginning Visual C# 2010

Additional information:

Your place in the course is confirmed by your payment. Introductory courses are intended for students with no experience in the subject matter and are seeking beginner level training.

Refund Policy: Please read our Terms and Refund Policy before registering for this course.

Additional Cost: Book and software might be required for the course. Read the Requirements and Book section for more information. Course fee does not include the book and software cost .

How eClasses Work:Instructors post lectures (text-based, no video or audio), reading selections, and hands-on assignments once a week in the online classroom. Students can discuss the assignments with the instructor and amongst themselves in the classroom area. This format has no set meeting time, which allows students to attend class at a time most convenient to them, yet still provides logically organized communication between class participants. Students can apply for the completion certificate after finishing the class.


Price: $220.00
IWA Member Price: $120.00
Course No.: P178
Instructor Frank Stepanski
CEUs 3
Duration 6 weeks
Cost 50
Open Courses:

Sorry, no other session is scheduled for this course. You can add this course to your wish list and we will notify you when other sessions are scheduled.


Instructor's Profile:
InstructorFrank Stepanski has over nine years experience in the IT field ranging from Senior Analyst, Designer and Web Developer. Frank has worked with technologies such as PHP, MySQL, ASP.NET, SQL Server as well as HTML, CSS and JavaScript. He has also taught web programming classes over five years at a local community college as well as online classes.
Before you register for this class, please read the Outline, Prerequisites, Requirements, Books, and Refund Policy sections carefully.


"Best class in programming I have ever had really enjoyed it hope to use in near future." - Benny Rinke
"Great class! Exactly what I was looking for to start learning C#." - Robert Russinov
"Great Class you learn many things in this Introduction class. GREAT Instructor and very helpful to make things easier to you." - Nour Mahfoud
"Great class. Frank is very helpful and I learned a lot." - Kelly Blumer
"Right class for the beginners & intermediate level programmers." - CHARAN KASU