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Visual Basic 2012 Unleashed is the most comprehensive, practical reference to modern object-oriented programming with Visual Basic 2012. Written by Visual Basic MVP Alessandro Del Sole, a long-time leader of the global VB community, this book illuminates the core of the VB language and demonstrates its effective use in a wide variety of programming scenarios.


Del Sole covers both Visual Basic 2012 Professional Edition for professional developers and the Express Edition for hobbyists, novices, and students. Writing for VB programmers at all levels of experience, he walks through using VB 2012 for data access, user interface development, networking, communication, and many other tasks. For those moving from structured languages, including VB 6, he offers detailed guidance on building effective object-oriented code. He also demonstrates how to make the most of the underlying .NET platform to write more robust and powerful software. This book's broad coverage includes advanced features such as generics and collections; a thorough introduction to the Visual Studio 2012 IDE and Visual Studio Team System; a full section on data access with ADO. NET and LINQ; practical overviews of WPF and WCF; coverage of web and cloud development with Silverlight and Azure; and advanced topics such as multithreading, testing, and deployment.

About the Author

Alessandro Del Sole, Microsoft MVP for Visual Basic, is well known throughout the global VB community. He is community leader on the Italian VB Tips and Tricks website that serves more than 42,500 developers, and a frequent contributor and blogger at MSDN’s Visual Basic Developer Center. He is the author of six books about .NET development with Visual Basic.

Table of Contents

Part I – Learning the Basics of VB

1. Introducing the .NET Framework 4.5

2. Getting Started with the Visual Studio 11 IDE

3. The Anatomy of a Visual Basic Project

4. Data Types and Expressions

5. Debugging Visual Basic 11 applications

6. Handling Errors and Exceptions

Part II – Object-Oriented Programming with Visual Basic 11

7. Class Fundamentals

8. Managing an Object’s Lifetime

9. Organizing Types within Namespaces

10. Modules

11. Structures and Enumerations

12. Inheritance

13. Interfaces

14. Generics and Nullable Types

15. Delegates and Events

16. Working with Collections  and Iterators

17. Visually Designing Objects

Part III – Advanced Language Features

18. Manipulating Files and Streams

19. The My Namespace

20. Advanced Language Features

Part IV – Data Access with ADO.NET and LINQ

21. Introducing ADO.NET and DataSets

22. Introducing LINQ

23. LINQ to Objects

24. LINQ to SQL 

25. LINQ to DataSets

26. Introducing ADO.NET Entity Framework 

27. Manipulating Xml Documents with LINQ and Xml Literals

Part V – Building Windows Applications

28. Creating WPF Applications

29. WPF Common Controls

30. Brushes, Styles, Templates, and Animations in WPF

31. Manipulating Documents and Media

32. Introducing Data-binding

33. Localizing Applications

Product Details

Del Sole, Alessandro
Sams Publishing
Alessandro Del Sole
Computer Languages-Visual Basic
Programming Languages - Visual BASIC
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