This course provides an introduction to developing with the TIBCO Spotfire Platform using both Visual Studio 2005 and C#. Participants will gain an understanding of the common functionality used from Visual Studio 2005 as well as the components of the C# programming language that are required to develop with the TIBCO Spotfire platform.

This is not an intensive and complete training for either Visual Studio 2005 or C#, but a useful orientation for beginners. Students will receive an overview of what is possible with the SDK as well as how to verify it is installed correctly. They will be provided with a background into the .NET components that Spotfire uses as well as an introduction to Visual Studio, and they will be given an introduction into the parts of the C# language used by the Spotfire APIs: basic syntax, classes and interfaces.

Audience: Developers who need to automate, integrate, or control the control various features across the TIBCO Spotfire Platform and need an orientation to developing software using Visual Studio and C#
Course Duration: 1 days

Programming experience is recommended.

Course Objectives:
  • Learn how to use Visual Studio 2005 to create Spotfire Extensions
  • Understand the parts of the C# language that are used while creating extensions.
Course Outline:
  • Introduction to .NET
  • Using Visual Studio 2005
  • Namespaces
  • Classes
  • Inheritance
  • Abstract Classes
  • Interfaces
  • Syntax and Semantics
  • Using Spotfire SDK templates