Adding Services and Components in VB.NET

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


To demonstrate how to add services and components in VB.NET

Target Audience

Application developers with some experience in Visual Basic .NET who wish to become familiar with developing user services in the .NET Framework, especially those who wish to attain the Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD) or Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD) for Microsoft .NET credentials


A broad knowledge of the .NET Framework and experience creating a simple application using Visual Basic .NET

Expected Duration

140 min.

Course Objectives

Adding Services and Components in VB.NET

  • identify how .NET Web Services are used and the technologies used to develop them.
  • use Visual Studio .NET to create a simple Windows Forms web-service client.
  • configure and customize a web-service client in .NET.
  • instantiate and invoke a Web Service from a VB.NET Windows application.
  • reference external components and add an ActiveX control to a VB.NET application.
  • call Windows APIs from a VB.NET Windows application.
  • access a COM type library and define a function using the DLLImport attribute from a VB.NET application.