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About this Course

This course is intended for serious computer hobbyists, IT students, and IT professionals.

The free online textbook for this course is Sams Teach Yourself Visual Studio .NET 2003 in 21 Days. You should begin by reading the complete Introduction to the book.

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Lesson  9. Using Namespaces in .NET

In this lesson you will learn:

  • What a namespace is
  • What the common namespaces are in the FCL
  • How to find namespaces in the .NET Framework SDK
  • Which of the namespaces in the FCL are responsible for what type of functionality
  • How to reference namespaces in your Visual Basic .NET and C# classes
  • How to program against namespaces; specifically, you learn about the System.IO namespace and the Environment class of the System namespace

offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Read the Introduction

Reading Assignments

Read the following sections from your free online textbook:

offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) What Are Namespaces?
offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Finding the Information You Need About Namespaces
offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Using Namespaces in Your Applications
offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Working with Your Environment
offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Working with Files and Directories

Learning Activities

  1. Use this search box to refine and expand your understanding of new terms and concepts in the reading assignments.

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  1. offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Read the Summary of the lesson.
  2. offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Study the Q&A.
  3. offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Take the Quiz to test your understanding.
  4. offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Complete the hands-on Exercises.
    Return here after completing your hands-on exercises.


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