Game Programming with VB


The Game Programming with Visual Basic course provides students with an easy introduction to programming and video game design topics using the Visual Basic language.

Topics Covered
The first semester teaches students to write graphical programs using the Visual Basic programming language.

Introduction to Visual Basic
Working with numeric and text data
Logical expressions and decision-making
Creating a Graphical User Interfaces (GUI)
Responding to user input
Finding and fixing problems
Arrays and loops
Writing functions
The second semester builds on the student’s Visual Basic skills to write video games.

Drawing shapes
Handling keyboard and mouse input
Using sprites
Displaying and animating images
Detecting collisions
Music and sound effects
Simple game physics
Artificial intelligence
Click on the Course Syllabus tab to see a complete list of topics.

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