PV178 Introduction to Development in C#/.NET

Faculty of Informatics
Spring 2024
Extent and Intensity
1/2/0. 3 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Taught in person.
RNDr. Martin Macák (lecturer)
RNDr. Jaroslav Pelikán, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Ivan Vanát (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Marek Trtík, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Bc. Erik Báča (seminar tutor)
Erik Matuška (seminar tutor)
Bc. Juraj Fiala (seminar tutor)
Bc. Ján Labuda (seminar tutor)
Bc. Martin Šepeľa (seminar tutor)
Bc. Daniel Rozehnal (seminar tutor)
Bc. Marek Fridrich (seminar tutor)
Bc. Kryštof Suchánek (seminar tutor)
Bc. Jakub Košvanec (seminar tutor)
Bc. Dominik Borbuliak (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
RNDr. Martin Macák
Department of Computer Systems and Communications – Faculty of Informatics
Contact Person: RNDr. Martin Macák
Supplier department: Department of Computer Systems and Communications – Faculty of Informatics
Fri 10:00–11:50 D3
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
PV178/01: Tue 14:00–15:50 A215, D. Borbuliak, M. Macák
PV178/02: Tue 10:00–11:50 B116, M. Trtík
PV178/03: Mon 14:00–15:50 B116, M. Trtík
PV178/04: Tue 18:00–19:50 B116, I. Vanát
PV178/05: Thu 16:00–17:50 A215, M. Fridrich
PV178/06: Tue 18:00–19:50 A320, E. Báča, E. Matuška
PV178/07: Thu 18:00–19:50 A320, J. Fiala, J. Labuda
PV178/08: Thu 8:00–9:50 A319, D. Rozehnal, M. Šepeľa
PV178/09: Mon 18:00–19:50 B116, K. Suchánek
PV178/10: Tue 16:00–17:50 B116, J. Košvanec
Prerequisites (in Czech)
PB006 Princ. of Prog Lang. and OOP || PB161 C++ Programming || PB162 Java
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 150 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 198/150, only registered: 7/150, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 7/150
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Course objectives
The aim of the course Introduction to Development in C#/.NET is to familiarize students with the C# programming language, the Visual Studio development environment and the main techniques accompanying the development of C#/.NET applications.
Learning outcomes
At the end of this course the student should:
- know basic tasks and techniques accompanying the development process of C#/.NET applications;
- be familiar with Visual Studio environment;
- know the essential features and programming constructs of C# programming language;
- be able to write high-quality C# code.
  • The C# programming language and MS .NET Framework.
  • Programme structure in C#.
  • Common type system (value types, reference types).
  • Class type and its members.
  • Namespaces.
  • Parameter-passing, overloading of methods.
  • Encapsulation, inheritance, polymorphism (virtual methods).
  • Abstract methods (abstract classes).
  • Interfaces.
  • Exceptions.
  • Enumeration types.
  • Array, string and struct types.
  • Generics.
  • Collections.
  • Iterators.
  • Delegates (anonymous methods, lambda expressions), events.
  • File input/output (streams).
  • LINQ (LINQ to Objects).
  • Paralel and asynchronous programming.
    recommended literature
  • ALBAHARI, Joseph. C# 12 in a Nutshell. Sebastopol, CA: O'Reilly Media, Inc. 1 online. ISBN 9781098147419. 2023. URL info
  • NAGEL, Christian. Professional C# 7 and .NET Core 2.0. Indianapolis: John Wiley & Sons. lxviii, 13. ISBN 9781119449270. 2018. info
Teaching methods
Theoretical lectures with examples - condensed into the first half of the semester (2 hours per week), practical computer labs - 2 hours per week (the attendance is optional), 3 home assignments, project.
Assessment methods
The assessment consists of two parts:
1. Home assignments (36 points)
2. Final project (24 points)
At least 45 points are required for the colloquium. It is necessary to present the project in the last seminar, attend the code review after the project submission, and also at least 16 points from the project must be achieved.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021, Spring 2022, Spring 2023.
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