Advanced C# Programming Course

This course will take you to the next level as a C# programmer. You will learn more advanced features of the C# programming language and the .NET framework, including threads, collections, web services, XML and security.

Duration: 4.5 days. Courses are presented from 08:30 to 16:30.
Investment: R8,200.00 excluding VAT per delegate.
Venue: The Incus Data Training Venue in Centurion, Pretoria. Courses can also be presented on-site for 5 or more delegates.
Dates: Please check the course schedule for the next available date. You can also contact us at tel: (+27) 12 666 2020 or email us at to find out about dates.

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Audience: Is This The Right Course For Me?

You should attend the Advanced C# Programming course if:

  • You are a C# programmer and you want to learn about the advanced aspects of the C# language.
  • You are a C# programmer and you want to learn to write better C# code.

Prerequisites: Am I Ready For The Course?

Before you attend the Advanced C# Programming course:

  • You must have attended our C# Programming course or already be comfortable with the fundamentals of the C# programming language.
  • You should have at least 6 months practical experience programming in C#.

Please ensure you meet the prerequisites for the Advanced C# Programming Course before you attend the course. Read the importance of course prerequisites to understand why this is necessary.

Objectives: What Will I Learn?

After you have completed the Advanced C# Programming course, you will be able to:

  • Understand advanced C# language features.
  • Apply advanced object-oriented principles in your C# code.
  • Apply file access and serialization concepts.
  • Develop multi-threaded applications in C#.
  • Use ADO.NET to develop database applications.
  • Understand .NET interoperability services and security.

Technical Contents: What Does The Course Cover?

  • Review of the .NET platform and the C# language.
  • Portability issues.
Object-Oriented Programming
  • Class hierarchies.
  • Partial classes.
  • Cross-language inheritance.
  • Abstract classes.
  • Sealed classes.
  • Overriding System.Object Methods.
  • Reference types.
  • Casting & conversions.
  • Constructors.
  • Interfaces.
Collections, Structs and Enums
  • .NET Collections.
  • Ordered vs. unordered collections.
  • Object-based classes.
  • Generic collections.
  • Using Structs.
  • Using Enums.
Operator Overloading
  • Overloading mathematical, comparison, conversion operators.
  • Overloading ToString.
  • Overloading GetHashCode.
Reflection and Attributes
  • Intrinsic attributes.
  • Custom attributes.
  • Reflection concepts.
  • Extracting type information.
  • Using reflection at runtime.
File Access and Serialization
  • Manipulating files and directories.
  • Readers and writers.
  • Serialization I/O concepts.
  • Stream objects.
  • Object serialization.
Multithreading in .NET
  • Creating threads.
  • Thread management.
  • Thread synchronization.
  • Thread interoperability.
  • The Thread and ThreadPool classes.
Delegates and Events
  • Callbacks & delegates.
  • Single-cast vs. multi-cast delegates.
  • Delegate types.
  • Usynchronous vs. asynchronous delegates.
  • Custom events.
  • The ADO.NET object model.
  • Connected vs. disconnected access.
  • Connection pooling.
  • Stored procedures.
  • Transactions.
  • Binding data to controls.
  • LINQ and SQL.
.NET Interoperability Services
  • Interactions between managed and unmanaged code.
  • Marshalling data.
  • PInvoke.
  • Callable wrappers.
  • Interop marshalling.
  • Security concepts.
  • Role-Based security.
  • Code Access security.
  • Security policy.
  • XML schemas.
  • XmlReaders and XmlWriters.
  • XmlDocuments
  • LINQ and XML.

Testimonials: What Other Delegates Say About This Course

"The course was very informative and interesting. The level of depth was very detailed and wholistic"

L. Damons, Finteq   (Lecturer: Renier)

"I definitely recommend this course"

E. Nel, Finteq   (Lecturer: Renier)

"Renier's knowledge of Microsoft technologies has helped me understand the fundamentals of C# in such depth that understanding the advanced concepts becomes as easy as Math.PI."

D. Khumalo, Finteq   (Lecturer: Renier)

"Well presented course in great environment."

J. Erlank, Paycorp   (Lecturer: Renier)

"Best course I've ever been on ...EVER!!!"

N. Crouse, Senwes   (Lecturer: Renier)

"Fantastic! Incredible"

J. Meerholz, Denel Dynamics   (Lecturer: Renier)

"I still have a lot to go back on and absorb. The quality of presentation and the knowledge of the lecturer are unsurpassed. I was pleased that I persevered to get on the course."

B. Pantland, ABSA   (Lecturer: Renier)

How Do I Book?

It's easy to book: Fill in our course enrolment form (editable PDF file) and fax it to us at (+27) 12 666 2021 or email it to us at

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