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Hands-On .NET 3.0/3.5 Overview is Latest Course Offering from Learning Tree

RESTON, VA (February 19, 2009)
Learning Tree International (NASDAQ NM: LTRE) today added a new title to its extensive .NET curriculum, .NET 3.0/3.5 Overview: Hands-On. Over the course of four days, an expert instructor will lead attendees in hands-on exercises—presented in Visual Basic or C#—designed to provide practical experience in developing .NET 3.0/3.5 applications.

Learning Tree is presenting .NET 3.0/3.5 Overview: Hands-On in Canada beginning in February 2009, in the U.S. in April 2009, and in London, England, in May 2009.

The current course schedule includes the following:

  • Toronto, ON — February 10-13, 2009
  • Los Angeles, CA — April 7-10, 2009
  • Washington, DC (Rockville, MD) — May 5-8, 2009
  • London, England — May 12-15, 2009

This schedule is subject to change. For further information and the latest course dates and locations, call 1-888-THE-TREE (1-888-843-8733) or visit

Participants will also be taught how to:

  • Integrate the features of .NET 3.0/3.5 to simplify complex, multitier application architectures
  • Automate and optimize database access with LINQ to SQL and LINQ to Objects
  • Design modern graphical applications with Windows Presentation Foundation
  • Distribute applications over multiple channels with Windows Communication Foundation
  • Orchestrate business processes using Windows Workflow Foundation

“Attendees of this course will have the opportunity to acquire the skills they need to fully exploit the benefits of .NET Frameworks 3.0 and 3.5 in support of their organizations,” said Jennifer Urick, Vice President of Product Development for Learning Tree International.

.NET 3.0/3.5 Overview: Hands-On is valuable for experienced .NET 2.0 developers interested in utilizing the features of .NET 3.0/3.5, or programmers desiring an introductory overview of these technologies.

.NET 3.0/3.5 Overview: Hands-On augments existing Learning Tree courses, including the following:

  • Programming LINQ and C# Extended Features: Hands-On
  • Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and Silverlight Introduction: Hands-On
  • Windows Communication Foundation (WCF): Creating .NET 3.5 Web Services
  • Windows Workflow Foundation (WWF): Hands-On

About Learning Tree International

Learning Tree International is a leading global provider of highly effective, hands-on training to information technology professionals and managers. Since 1974, over 65,000 organizations have relied on Learning Tree to enhance the professional skills of more than 2.1 million employees. Learning Tree develops, markets and delivers a broad, proprietary library of instructor-led courses focused on web development; IT security; project management; operating systems; databases; networking; software development; and leadership, management and business skills. Courses are presented globally at Learning Tree Education Centers, on-site at client facilities, and can be attended via Learning Tree AnyWare™, the Company’s proprietary technology that connects participants via the web to the actual classroom, from their workplace or home. For more information about our products and services, call 1-888-THE-TREE (1-888-843-8733), visit, follow @LearningTree on Twitter or visit Learning Tree International's Facebook fan page.

Contact Information

Max Shevitz
Learning Tree International
Phone: (703) 925-5590

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