INFX 501 - Course Information
This information is updated as changes are made and applies to the next offering of the course.
|Introduction to Programming Using Visual Basic 2012
(w/Visual Studio 2012 Express Edition DVD), 9th edition
by David I. Schneider
ISBN-10: 0133378500 | ISBN-13: 9780133378504
Prentice Hall, Cloth Bound w/CD-ROM, 688 pp
There may be other versions of the book which include less or more material respectively, may have different exercises and may cost more.
The assignments can be done with a used book if you want to save a few bucks.
Note the Kindle versions and rental versions sometimes are often missing resources like Appendices and sample files, BUT we can generally work around that by me adding the materials to the Web site – so let me know if that happens.
- PDFs included in the modules
- Publicly available web sites linked in the modules
INFX 501 – Algorithmic Concepts for Information Professionals (1 Cr): Presents programming concepts in the context of information science including the concepts of the algorithm, data storage, expressions, syntax, logic, objects, commands, and events. Introduces the algorithmic manipulation of information objects, and the mindset and methods of computer programming and application development. Credit / no credit only. Prerequisite: none.
Software Required for this course:
- Microsoft Visual Studio 2012
(includes Visual Basic 2012)
- The textbook comes with the free version or you can get several other versions from MSDNAA (below)
- The software is also available in the 4th floor labs in Mary Gates Hall
- There is no MAC version of the software.
- You will need to have access to a Windows computer.
- Many Mac users also already own Parallels or Fusion from VMWare allowing them to run Windows applications.
- Macs can also run BootCamp to dual-boot between OS X and Windows.
Software available Free to course students at: MSDN Academic Alliance Software Center.
- Version to get: Premium edition is quite complete, but the Professional will also work well
- If you have trouble getting the software from MSDNAA The MSDNAA system uses a unique login and password - not your UW NetID and password.
- iSchool students: the password was emailed to you when you enrolled in the program. If you attended the iSchool orientation, we passed out an IT orientation handout that described that login and password in more detail.
- Non-iSchool students: The iSchool Help Desk (iHelp@uw.edu or MGH 330Y) can help you get an ID and answer your questions.
To order for download
- Go to this site to login: MSDN Academic Alliance Software
- Center Click the LOGIN button on the left to login.
- Login with your UW email address and enter the MSDNAA password
- You should now be able to download the program.
- If you forgot your password, on the right side, there is a dialog box that says "Login Help", and a link to click if you forgot your password. Click that link and when asked for your username enter your UW email address, ie. firstname.lastname@example.org Your password will be emailed to you.
- If you need help ordering or installing the software, the iSchool Help Desk (iHelp@uw.edu) is well versed in helping you with MSDNAA software.
Last updated: Monday, 23-Sep-2013 22:27:42 PDT
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