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Starting Out with Visual Basic 2005

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

"This nicely formatted book takes the beginning user from simple to complex commands and programs in an easy-to-follow sequence. Easy-to-understand examples help them complete the process." — Larry Fudella, Erie Community College

 

"I highly recommend this textbook and use it both in a traditional classroom as well as with a hybrid distance learning class. The in-chapter tutorials excellently explain the material." — Bill Fitton, Tidewater Community College

 

"This is an excellent book, providing a balance of explanatory and tutorial material." — Arlene Flerchinger, Chattanooga State Technical Community College

 

Every new copy of this textbook comes with CD-ROMs that include Visual Basic 2008 Express and source code and data files for chapter tutorials and end-of-chapter problems.

 

Starting Out with Visual Basic 2008, Fourth Edition, presents introductory programming concepts in a student-friendly, step-by-step manner, motivating beginning programmers to understand the logic behind building quality programs while introducing the Visual Basic 2008 language.

 

The Fourth Edition takes full advantage of all the new features of Visual Basic 2008 and engages students with an abundance of practical tools that include hands-on tutorials, case studies, and programming exercises. As students become familiar with each programming concept, they will learn how, why, and when to use the various controls, constructs, and features of Visual Basic 2008.

 

Starting Out with Visual Basic 2008:

  • Is completely up-to-date with the latest release of Visual Basic 2008
  • Features clear, practical tutorials that apply programming concepts in a real-world context
  • Challenges students with Review Questions and exercises that include Short Answer and Algorithm Workbench problems.
  • Is available with a complete support package that includes an Online Solutions Manual, PowerPoint® Slides, Test Bank, Computerized TestGen®, WebCT, and Blackboard

Synopsis:

"This nicely formatted book takes the beginning user from simple to complex commands and programs in an easy-to-follow sequence. Easy-to-understand examples help them complete the process." — Larry Fudella, Erie Community College

 

"I highly recommend this textbook and use it both in a traditional classroom as well as with a hybrid distance learning class. The in-chapter tutorials excellently explain the material." — Bill Fitton, Tidewater Community College

 

"This is an excellent book, providing a balance of explanatory and tutorial material." — Arlene Flerchinger, Chattanooga State Technical Community College

 

Every new copy of this textbook comes with CD-ROMs that include Visual Basic 2008 Express and source cide and data fukes fir chapter tutorials and end-of-chapter problems.

 

Starting Out with Visual Basic 2008, Fourth Edition, presents introductory programming concepts in a student-friendly, step-by-step manner, motivating beginning programmers to understand the logic behind buiilding quality programs while introducing the Visual Basic 2008 language.

 

The Fourth Edition takes full advantage of all the new features of Visual Basic 2008 and engages students with an abundance of practical tools that include hands-on tutorials, case studies, and programming exercises. As students become familiar with each programming concept, they will learn how, why, and when to use the various controls, constructs, and features of Visual Basic 2008.

 

Starting Out with Visual Basic 2008:

  • Is completely up-to-date with the latest release of Visual Basic 2008
  • Features clear, practical tutorials that apply programming concepts in a real-world context
  • Challenges students with Review Questions and exercises that include Short Answer and Algorithm Workbench problems.
  • Is available with a complete support package that includes an Online Solutions Manual, PowerPoint® Slides, Test Bank, Computerized TestGen®, WebCT, and Blackboard

Synopsis:

Starting Out with Visual Basic.NET teaches Visual Basic.NET from the ground up and assumes no prior background in programming. This book provides an introduction to Visual Basic .NET, using slow-paced discussion to help readers with no previous programming experience master the concepts that lead to success with VB.NET. This book is designed for readers with little or no background in programming who want to learn the VB.NET language.

About the Author

Tony Gaddis is the author of numerous textbooks, including Starting Out with C++, Starting Out with Java, Starting Out with Visual Basic.NET, and Starting Out with Visual Basic 6. He is a Professor at Haywood Community College in North Carolina where he teaches courses on computer programming languages, operating systems, and physics.

Table of Contents

Preface

 

Chapter 1 Introduction to Programming and Visual Basic 2008

1.1 Computer Systems: Hardware and Software

1.2 Programs and Programming Languages

TUTORIAL 1-1: Running an application that demonstrates objects

TUTORIAL 1-2: Running an application that demonstrates event procedures

1.3 More about Controls and Programming

TUTORIAL 1-3: Running an application that demonstrates various controls

1.4 The Programming Process

1.5 Visual Studio and Visual Basic Express (the Visual Basic Environment)

TUTORIAL 1-4: Starting Visual Studio

TUTORIAL 1-5: Opening the Design, Solution Explorer, Dynamic Help, and Properties windows in Visual Studio

TUTORIAL 1-6: Getting familiar with Visual Studio

 

Chapter 2 Creating Applications with Visual Basic

2.1 Focus on Problem Solving: Building the Directions Application

TUTORIAL 2-1: Beginning the Directions application

TUTORIAL 2-2: Adding a Label control

TUTORIAL 2-3: Setting the Label’s TextAlign property

TUTORIAL 2-4: Changing the Label’s font size and style

TUTORIAL 2-5: Deleting a control

TUTORIAL 2-6: Inserting a PictureBox control

TUTORIAL 2-7: Saving and running the application

TUTORIAL 2-8: Closing a Visual Basic project

TUTORIAL 2-9: Opening an existing project

TUTORIAL 2-10: Using the Object box, Alphabetical button, and Categorized button

2.2 Focus on Problem Solving: Responding to Events

TUTORIAL 2-11: Placing the lblDirections, btnDisplayDirections, and btnExit controls

TUTORIAL 2-12: Writing event procedures for the Directions application

TUTORIAL 2-13: Changing the text colors

TUTORIAL 2-14: Setting the FormBorderStyle property and locking the controls

2.3 Modifying the Text Property with Code

TUTORIAL 2-15: Examining an application that displays messages

2.4 The AutoSize, BorderStyle, and TextAlign Properties

2.5 Clickable Images

TUTORIAL 2-16: Writing Click event procedures for PictureBox controls

2.6 Using Visual Basic Help

TUTORIAL 2-17: Using Visual Basic Help

2.7 Debugging Your Application

TUTORIAL 2-18: Locating a compile error in Design mode

 

Chapter 3 Input, Variables, Exceptions, and Calculations

3.1 Gathering Text Input

TUTORIAL 3-1: Using a TextBox control

3-2: Building the Date String application

TUTORIAL 3-3: Using the Focus method

TUTORIAL 3-4: Changing the tab order

TUTORIAL 3-5: Setting access keys, accept, and cancel buttons

3.2 Variables

TUTORIAL 3-6: Assigning text to a variable

3.3 Performing Calculations and Working with Numbers

TUTORIAL 3-7: Examining a Simple Calculator application

3.4 Exception Handling

TUTORIAL 3-8: Salary Calculation program with exception handling

3.5 Formatting Numbers for Output

TUTORIAL 3-9: Examining the Format Demo application

3.6 Group Boxes and the Load Event Procedure

3.7 Focus on Program Design and Problem Solving: Building the Room Charge Calculator Application

TUTORIAL 3-10: Beginning the Room Charge Calculator application

TUTORIAL 3-11: Changing a label’s colors

3.8 More about Debugging: Locating Logic Errors

TUTORIAL 3-12: Single-stepping through an application’s execution

 

Chapter 4 Making Decisions and Working with Strings

4.1 The Decision Structure

4.2 The If...Then Statement

TUTORIAL 4-1: Examining an application that uses the If...Then statement

4.3 The If...Then...Else Statement

TUTORIAL 4-2: Completing an application that uses the If...Then...Else statement

4.4 The If...Then...ElseIf Statement

TUTORIAL 4-3: Completing an application that uses the If...Then...ElseIf statement

TUTORIAL 4-4: Comparing an If...Then...ElseIf statement to a series of If...Then statements

4.5 Nested If Statements

TUTORIAL 4-5: Completing an application with a nested If statement

4.6 Logical Operators

4.7 Comparing, Testing, and Working with Strings

TUTORIAL 4-6: Examining an application that performs string comparisons

TUTORIAL 4-7: Completing a string searching application

4.8 Focus on GUI Design: The Message Box

4.9 The Select Case Statement

TUTORIAL 4-8: Examining Crazy Al’s Sales Commission Calculator application

4.10 Introduction to Input Validation

4.11 Focus on GUI Design: Radio Buttons and Check Boxes

TUTORIAL 4-9: Completing an application with radio buttons and check boxes

4.12 Class-Level Variables

4.13 Focus on Program Design and Problem Solving: Building the Health Club Membership Fee Calculator Application

TUTORIAL 4-10: Building the Health Club Membership Fee Calculator application

 

Chapter 5 Lists, Loops, Validation, and More

5.1 Input Boxes

5.2 List Boxes

TUTORIAL 5-1: Creating list boxes

5.3 Introduction to Loops: The Do While Loop

TUTORIAL 5-2: Completing an application that uses the Do While loop

TUTORIAL 5-3: Modifying the Do While Loop Demo program to use a posttest loop

TUTORIAL 5-4: Using a loop to keep a running total

TUTORIAL 5-5: Examining an application that uses a user-controlled loop

5.4 The Do Until and For...Next Loops

TUTORIAL 5-6: Examining an application that uses the Do Until loop

TUTORIAL 5-7: Examining an application that uses the For...Next loop

TUTORIAL 5-8: Completing an application that uses the For...Next loop

5.5 Nested Loops

5.6 Multicolumn List Boxes, Checked List Boxes, and Combo Boxes

TUTORIAL 5-9: Creating combo boxes

5.7 Input Validation

TUTORIAL 5-10: Completing an application that demonstrates input validation

TUTORIAL 5-11: An example of inconvenient data input correction

TUTORIAL 5-12: Modifying the Validation Demo project to use the SelectAll method

5.8 ToolTips

TUTORIAL 5-13: Adding ToolTips to an application

5.9 Focus on Program Design and Problem Solving: Building the Vehicle Loan Calculator Application

TUTORIAL 5-14: Building the Loan Calculator application

 

Chapter 6 Sub Procedures and Functions

6.1 Sub Procedures

TUTORIAL 6-1: Examining an application with a Sub procedure

TUTORIAL 6-2: Creating a Sub procedure

6.2 Passing Arguments to Procedures

TUTORIAL 6-3: Examining an application that demonstrates passing an argument to a procedure

TUTORIAL 6-4: Working with ByVal and ByRef

6.3 Function Procedures

TUTORIAL 6-5: Examining the GPA Calculator application

6.4 More about Debugging: Stepping Into, Over, and Out of Procedures and Functions

TUTORIAL 6-6: Practicing the Step Into, Step Over, and Step Out commands

6.5 Focus on Program Design and Problem Solving: Building the Bagel and Coffee Price Calculator Application

TUTORIAL 6-7: Building the Bagel House application

 

Chapter 7 Multiple Forms, Standard Modules, and Menus

7.1 Multiple Forms

TUTORIAL 7-1: Completing an application that displays modal and modeless forms

TUTORIAL 7-2: Completing an application with multiple forms

7.2 Standard Modules

TUTORIAL 7-3: Examining an application that uses a standard module

7.3 Menus

TUTORIAL 7-4: Building a menu

7.4 Focus on Problem Solving: Building the High Adventure Travel Agency Price Quote Application

TUTORIAL 7-5: Building the High Adventure Travel Agency Price Quote application

 

Chapter 8 Arrays, Timers, and More

8.1 Arrays

TUTORIAL 8-1: Completing an application that uses an array

8.2 More about Array Processing

TUTORIAL 8-2: Examining an application that uses parallel arrays

8.3 Sub Procedures and Functions That Work with Arrays

TUTORIAL 8-3: Examining an application with functions and with arrays

8.4 Multidimensional Arrays

TUTORIAL 8-4: Completing an application that sums the rows of a two-dimensional array

8.5 Focus on GUI Design: The Enabled Property, Timer Control, and Splash Screens

TUTORIAL 8-5: The Timer Demo

TUTORIAL 8-6: Creating a splash screen

8.6 Focus on GUI Design: Anchoring and Docking Controls

8.7 Random Numbers

TUTORIAL 8-7: Examining the CatchMe Program

8.8 Focus on Problem Solving: Building the Demetris Leadership Center Application

TUTORIAL 8-8: Building the Demetris Leadership Center Sales Reporting application

 

Chapter 9 Files, Printing, and Structures

9.1 Using Files

TUTORIAL 9-1: Completing an application that writes data to a file

TUTORIAL 9-2: Completing an application that reads a file

TUTORIAL 9-3: Examining an application that detects the end of a file

9.2 The OpenFileDialog, SaveFileDialog, FontDialog, and ColorDialog Controls

TUTORIAL 9-4: Creating a simple text editor application

9.3 The PrintDocument Control

TUTORIAL 9-5: Adding printing capabilities to the Simple Text Editor application

9.4 Structures

TUTORIAL 9-6: Examining an application with a structure

9.5 Focus on Problem Solving: Modifying the Demetris Leadership Center Application

TUTORIAL 9-7: Modifying the Demetris Leadership Center Sales-Reporting application

 

Chapter 10 Working with Databases

10.1 What Is a Database?

10.2 Using the DataGridView

TUTORIAL 10-1: Showing a database table in a DataGridView control

10.3 Selecting Dataset Rows

TUTORIAL 10-2: Filtering rows in the SalesStaff table

10.4 Data-Bound Controls

TUTORIAL 10-3: Displaying the Members table in a list box

TUTORIAL 10-4: Inserting Karate student payments

TUTORIAL 10-5: Adding a total to the Karate student payments

10.5 Structured Query Language (SQL)

10.6 Focus on Problem Solving: Karate School Management Application

TUTORIAL 10-6: Creating the Karate School Manager startup window

TUTORIAL 10-7: Adding the Membership/List all function to the Karate School Manager

TUTORIAL 10-8: Adding the Membership/Add new member function to the Karate School Manager

TUTORIAL 10-9: Adding the Membership/Find member function to the Karate School Manager

TUTORIAL 10-10: Adding the Payments/All members function to the Karate School Manager

TUTORIAL 10-11: Adding the Payments/One member function to the Karate School Manager

 

Chapter 11 Developing Web Applications

11.1 Programming for the Web

11.2 Creating ASP.NET Applications

TUTORIAL 11-1: Creating the Click application

11.3 Web Server Controls

TUTORIAL 11-2: Student Picnic program

11.4 Designing Web Forms

TUTORIAL 11-3: Signing up for a Kayak Tour

11.5 Applications with Multiple Web Pages

TUTORIAL 11-4: Adding a description form to the Kayak Tour program

11.6 Using Databases

TUTORIAL 11-5: Displaying the Karate Members table in a GridView

TUTORIAL 11-6: Updating the Karate Members table

 

Chapter 12 Classes, Exceptions, Collections, and Scrollable Controls

12.1 Classes and Objects

12.2 Creating a Class

TUTORIAL 12-1: Creating the Student Data application

12.3 Collections

12.4 Focus on Problem Solving: Creating the Student Collection Application

TUTORIAL 12-2: Completing the Student Collection program

12.5 The Object Browser

TUTORIAL 12-3: Using the Object Browser

12.6 Focus on GUI Design: Scroll Bars and Track Bars

TUTORIAL 12-4: Working with scrollable controls

12.7 Introduction to Inheritance

TUTORIAL 12-5: Completing an application that uses inheritance

Appendices

A User Interface Design Guidelines

B Converting Mathematical Expressions to Programming Statements

C Answers to Checkpoints

D Glossary

E Visual Basic 2005 Function and Method Reference (located on the Student CD-ROM)

F Binary and Random-Access Files (located on the Student CD-ROM)

G Answers to Odd-Numbered Review Questions (located on the Companion Website

 Index 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780321393999
Author:
Gaddis, Tony
Publisher:
Addison Wesley
Author:
Irvine, Kip
Subject:
Programming Languages - Visual BASIC
Subject:
C (computer program language)
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Publication Date:
February 2006
Binding:
Mixed media, eg book and CD-ROM, book and toy etc
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
896
Dimensions:
10.74x8.42x1.19 in. 3.82 lbs.

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"This nicely formatted book takes the beginning user from simple to complex commands and programs in an easy-to-follow sequence. Easy-to-understand examples help them complete the process." — Larry Fudella, Erie Community College

 

"I highly recommend this textbook and use it both in a traditional classroom as well as with a hybrid distance learning class. The in-chapter tutorials excellently explain the material." — Bill Fitton, Tidewater Community College

 

"This is an excellent book, providing a balance of explanatory and tutorial material." — Arlene Flerchinger, Chattanooga State Technical Community College

 

Every new copy of this textbook comes with CD-ROMs that include Visual Basic 2008 Express and source cide and data fukes fir chapter tutorials and end-of-chapter problems.

 

Starting Out with Visual Basic 2008, Fourth Edition, presents introductory programming concepts in a student-friendly, step-by-step manner, motivating beginning programmers to understand the logic behind buiilding quality programs while introducing the Visual Basic 2008 language.

 

The Fourth Edition takes full advantage of all the new features of Visual Basic 2008 and engages students with an abundance of practical tools that include hands-on tutorials, case studies, and programming exercises. As students become familiar with each programming concept, they will learn how, why, and when to use the various controls, constructs, and features of Visual Basic 2008.

 

Starting Out with Visual Basic 2008:

  • Is completely up-to-date with the latest release of Visual Basic 2008
  • Features clear, practical tutorials that apply programming concepts in a real-world context
  • Challenges students with Review Questions and exercises that include Short Answer and Algorithm Workbench problems.
  • Is available with a complete support package that includes an Online Solutions Manual, PowerPoint® Slides, Test Bank, Computerized TestGen®, WebCT, and Blackboard
"Synopsis" by , Starting Out with Visual Basic.NET teaches Visual Basic.NET from the ground up and assumes no prior background in programming. This book provides an introduction to Visual Basic .NET, using slow-paced discussion to help readers with no previous programming experience master the concepts that lead to success with VB.NET. This book is designed for readers with little or no background in programming who want to learn the VB.NET language.
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