Programming and Developer training at New Horizons London

The skill of programming starts with the basic concepts of input-process-output and logical flow of control. For anyone new to programming, the courses in this section provide the fundamental concepts and terminology which underpin software development in any environment: from scripting web-pages to complex enterprise C# or Java solutions.

Developer Courses

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HTML5 - Content Authoring with New and Advanced Features

In this course, you will develop web content in HTML5 and CSS3 following principles of responsive web design.

You will:

  • Optimize HTML content to take advantage of HTML5 and CSS3 features.
  • Write advanced CSS3 selectors and media queries.
  • Use advanced background and border options introduced in CSS3.
  • Use advanced text formatting options introduced in CSS3.
  • Use HTML5 graphics and multimedia elements, including transforms, animation, audio, and video.
  • Follow best practices to enable HTML content to be successfully processed by many different web browsers and machine readers.

1 day course Normally runs 14:00 to 22:00 GMT Live Online Can be run in person. Contact us for details.

Introduction to Programming with Visual Studio

Learning Objectives

Explain core programming fundamentals such as computer storage and processing.

  • Explain computer number systems such as binary.
  • Create and use variables and constants in programs.
  • Explain how to create and use functions in a program.
  • Create and use decisions structures in a computer program.
  • Create and use repetition (loops) in a computer program.
  • Explain pseudocode and its role in programming.
  • Explain the basic computer data structures such as arrays, lists, stacks, and queues.
  • Implement object-oriented programming concepts.
  • Create and use classes in a computer program.
  • Implement encapsulation, inheritance, and polymorphism.
  • Describe the base class library (BCL) in the .NET Framework.
  • Explain the application security concepts.
  • Implement simple I/O in a computer program.
  • Identify application errors and explain how to debug an application and handle errors.
  • Identify the performance considerations for applications.

5 day course Normally runs 14:00 to 22:00 GMT Live Online Can be run in person. Contact us for details.

Course Starts Location Price
10975 Introduction to Programming 01-03-2021 London
10975 Introduction to Programming 24-05-2021 London

Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Explain how to use Visual Studio 2017 to create and run a Web application.
  • Describe the new features of HTML5, and create and style HTML5 pages.
  • Add interactivity to an HTML5 page by using JavaScript.
  • Create HTML5 forms by using different input types, and validate user input by using HTML5 attributes and JavaScript code.
  • Send and receive data to and from a remote data source by using XMLHTTP Request objects and Fetch API.
  • Style HTML5 pages by using CSS3.
  • Create well-structured and easily-maintainable JavaScript code.
  • Write modern JavaScript code and use babel to make it compatible to all browsers.
  • Use common HTML5 APIs in interactive Web applications.
  • Create Web applications that support offline operations.
  • Create HTML5 Web pages that can adapt to different devices and form factors.
  • Add advanced graphics to an HTML5 page by using Canvas elements, and by using and Scalable Vector Graphics.
  • Enhance the user experience by adding animations to an HTML5 page.
  • Use Web Sockets to send and receive data between a Web application and a server.
  • Improve the responsiveness of a Web application that performs long-running operations by using Web Worker processes.
  • Use WebPack to package web applications for production.

5 day course Normally runs 14:00 to 22:00 GMT Live Online Can be run in person. Contact us for details.

Course Starts Location Price
20480 Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 29-03-2021 London

Programming in C#

Explain core programming fundamentals such as computer storage and processing.

  • Describe the core syntax and features of C#.
  • Create and call methods, catch and handle exceptions, and describe the monitoring requirements of large-scale applications.
  • Implement the basic structure and essential elements of a typical desktop application.
  • Create classes, define and implement interfaces, and create and use generic collections.
  • Use inheritance to create a class hierarchy, extend a .NET Framework class, and create generic classes and methods.
  • Read and write data by using file input/output and streams, and serialize and deserialize data in different formats.
  • Create and use an entity data model for accessing a database and use LINQ to query and update data.
  • Use the types in the System.Net namespace and WCF Data Services to access and query remote data.
  • Build a graphical user interface by using XAML.
  • Improve the throughput and response time of applications by using tasks and asynchronous operations.
  • Integrate unmanaged libraries and dynamic components into a C# application.
  • Examine the metadata of types by using reflection, create and use custom attributes, generate code at runtime, and manage assembly versions.
  • Encrypt and decrypt data by using symmetric and asymmetric encryption.

5 day course Normally runs 14:00 to 22:00 GMT Live Online Can be run in person. Contact us for details.

Course Starts Location Price
20483 Programming in C# 22-02-2021 London
20483 Programming in C# 07-06-2021 London