Welcome to the Windows Development track. This is the best place to learn how to create software for Windows. Windows applications can take advantage of your computer's sound, graphics, and other capabilities. You will learn how to write software for Windows XP, Vista, or Windows Server using Visual Basic, Visual C#, or Visual C++ Express Editions.
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Tier 1 Lessons are the place to start if you're new to programming. These lessons assume no prior software development knowledge and will introduce you to the basic concepts.
Tier 2 lessons assume you have learned the key concepts of at least one programming language. These lessons will proceed at a faster pace and take your programming skills to the next level.
Tier 3 Lessons follow up on the skills learned in Tier 2. These lessons expand your knowledge with more advanced concepts. Once you finish these lessons, you can call yourself a Programmer!
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