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Microsoft Visual Basic 2008: Build a Program Now! with CDROMby Patrice Pelland
Synopses & Reviews
In this lively, eye-opening, hands-on book, all you need is a computer and the desire to learn how to program with Visual Basic 2008 Express Edition. Featuring a full edition of the software, this fun and highly visual guide walks you through a complete programming project—a desktop weather-reporting application—from start to finish. Youll get an introduction to the Microsoft Visual Studio® development environment and learn how to put the lightweight, easy-to-use tools in Visual Basic Express Edition to work right away—creating, compiling, testing, and delivering your first ready-to-use program. Youll get expert tips, coaching, and visual examples at each step of the way, along with pointers to additional learning resources.
Book News Annotation:
This tutorial on the Express Edition of Microsoft's Visual Basic 2008 instructs novice users and experienced programmers on building simple web applications such as browsers, desktop weather stations and other projects. Pelland, a development lead at Microsoft, offers simple and straightforward text to explain how to write code in real time without programming experience, how to create databases within the applications and even troubleshoot any bugs that might occur along the way. The enclosed DVD contains the actual Visual basic software, Visual Studio for C# and C++, Visual Web Developer, SQL Server 2005 and code samples from the companion website. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
About the Author
Patrice Pelland, Principal Development Manager, Microsoft, and author of Microsoft Visual C#® 2008 Express Edition: Build a Program Now! and other Microsoft Press® titles.
Table of Contents
IntroductionChapter 1: Introducing Microsoft Visual Basic 2008 Express EditionChapter 2: Installing Visual Basic 2008 Express EditionChapter 3: Creating Your First ApplicationsChapter 4: Creating Your Own Web Browser in Less Than Five MinutesChapter 5: Using Rapid Application Development Tools with Visual Basic 2008Chapter 6: Modifying Your Web BrowserChapter 7: Fixing the Broken BlocksChapter 8: Managing the DataChapter 9: Building Your Own Weather Tracker ApplicationGlossary
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