Course Descriptions

 

.NET Fundamentals

This course is designed to teach the student how to understanding all the .NET Framework Concepts, how to use namespaces and classes in the .NET Framework. Also how to understand .NET Code Compilation, I/O Classes in the .NET Framework, Security and Memory Management.

A+ Essentials

The most popular entry-level certification, A+ is for people with some experience (6 months or less) in computer service.  In this course the student will disassemble a computer, identify parts, be able to reassemble, and practice using different operating systems.

A+ Practical

Practical Application is an extension of the knowledge and skills identified in CompTIA A+ Essentials, with more of a "hands-on" orientation focused on scenarios in which troubleshooting and tools must be applied to resolve problems.

Android Programming

Fifty percent of the world's mobile market is ANDROID! It’s time to go MOBILE! As mobile devices become ubiquitous, many technology departments are adding mobile computing electives to their curriculum. Google’s Android OS is a freely available and popular smartphone platform with applications programmed in Java using Eclipse and the Android SDK. This hands-on workshop allows you to make your first Android app! Android phones are the most popular mobile device on the market!

 

CCNA

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) validates the ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size route and switched networks, including implementation and verification of connections to remote sites in a WAN. CCNA curriculum includes basic mitigation of security threats, introduction to wireless networking concepts and terminology, and performance-based skills. This curriculum also includes (but is not limited to) the use of these protocols: IP, Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP), Serial Line Interface Protocol Frame Relay, Routing Information Protocol Version 2 (RIPv2),VLANs, Ethernet, access control lists (ACLs).

HTML 5.0

HTML5.0 will teach you the latest revision of the Hypertext Markup Language.  HTML is the standard programming language for web design.  HTML5.0 allows web browsers to become a development platform and ensure interoperability among browsers so that web applications and documents behave the same way no matter which compliant browser is used to access them.

Intro to Cloud Computing

Everyone is talking about Cloud Computing! With the ascension of new tools in the cloud, find out how you can leverage a Skydrive, SAAS, HAAS, and many other new technologies to keep costs down in your business and personal life. Find out the major players in cloud computing and learn how everything works! Can you imagine a world without USB drives, DVD drives, and installing local software?  In a cloud computing system, there's a significant workload shift. Local computers no longer have to do all the heavy lifting when it comes to running applications. The network of computers that make up the cloud handles them instead. Walk into any company and be able to discuss the new cloud lingo!

iOS Programming

Through a series of lecture, hands-on exercises, and discussion, developers will learn the fundamentals of building iOS apps. Developers will learn how to use the tools and APIs in the latest iOS SDK, and how all the pieces fit together.  They'll gain practical coding experience by way of 25 hands-on exercises.  In the end, they'll know not just how to use the iOS SDK, but also understand why things are the way they are.  At the end of the course, developers should be able to starting developing or maintaining existing apps using Xcode, Objective-C, and Cocoa.

Network+

This course teaches the student, through lectures, discussions, demonstrations, textbook exercises, and classroom labs, the skills and knowledge necessary to help prepare them to take the Network+ certification exam by the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA).

 

Ruby on Rails

Through a series of lecture, hands-on exercises, and discussion, developers will learn the fundamentals of building Ruby on Rails apps. Developers will learn how to use the core features of Rails 3 and how all the pieces fit together.  They'll gain practical coding experience by building a full-featured app from start to finish during the course.  In the end, they'll know not just how to use Rails, but also understand why things are the way they are.  At the end of the course, developers should be able to starting developing or maintaining existing Ruby on Rails apps.

Security+

Security+ not only ensures that candidates will apply knowledge of security concepts, tools, and procedures to react to security incidents, it ensures that security personnel are anticipating security risks and guarding against them.

Software Development Fundamentals

Students will study introductory concepts, structure, decision-making, looping, array manipulation, and calling methods as well as an introduction to object-oriented programming. Everyday examples and clear explanations in this edition's streamlined presentation make this a perfect choice for students with no prior programming experience.

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Web Development Fundamentals

The student will learn how to to program web applications, working with data and services to make appealing websites following the Microsoft best practices. Other objectives of the class include : troubleshooting and debugging web applications, working with client-side scripting, configuring and deploying web applications and publishing web applications.

Windows 8 Metro Style App Programming

A Metro style app is a new type of application that runs on Windows 8 computers and mobile devices. Metro style apps are the focal point of the user experience on Windows 8, and great Metro style apps share an important set of traits that provide a consistent, elegant, and compelling user experience. Come learn the latest, greatest next "IT" job skill. This class is taught using Visual Basic.

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Windows Development Fundamentals

The student will learn how to create graphical user interface (GUI) applications that run on Windows by using Windows Forms or Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), Program and host Windows Services on a computer that runs Windows, Access data from various sources for use in a Windows-based application and deploy a Windows application to target computers.