~ VB.Net Follow on series - includes: Arrays, String Manipulation, Testing, Functions and more


In this unit, you will be picking up on programming in VB.Net (please refer to the Year 7 series Lessons 1 - 8 to recap). You will be introduced to some advanced concepts in programming including arrays, string manipulation and the use of functons. 

You can go through these lessons at your own pace or in lessons, and work through the tasks and challenges provided.

All the best!


Visual Basic is a third-generation event-driven programming language and integrated development environment (IDE) from Microsoft for its Component Object Model (COM) programming model first released in 1991 and declared legacy in 2008. Microsoft intended Visual Basic to be relatively easy to learn and use.

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End of topic assessment

1. Complete and submit all the lessons task solutions/challenges

2. Create a powerpoint that includes a slide with explanation and examples where possible on each of the following topics:

1. Arrays

2. String Manipulation

3. Functions