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The Visual Basic book programmers count on

You can build rich, data-driven Windows applications and Web programs without endless coding if you use the right tools. This expert guide covers what you need to know to program with Visual Basic 2008, employ the latest Visual Studio 2008 tools, and operate efficiently within the .NET Framework.

In a clear, easy-to-follow style, the book moves from in-depth explanations to practicalinstruction to real-world examples. You'll thoroughly explore basic coding in VB 2008and learn to build interfaces without coding by using Visual Studio 2008's drag-and-drop visual tools. You'll get up to speed on Language Integrated Query (LINQ), the new component in .NET Framework 3.5, and you'll handle key tasks such as programming TreeView controls, encrypting data, and much more.

Enhance your skills in Visual Basic 2008 and the Visual Studio 2008 environment with the new edition of this bestselling guide.

Coverage includes:

  • Understanding custom classes, controls, and other aspects of object-oriented programming

  • Processing strings, characters, events, lists, and dates

  • Designing forms with menus, and creating applications with multiple forms

  • Printing business reports with headers, footers, and page numbers

  • Exploring XML object serialization and XML Web services

  • Querying databases and presenting data to users

  • Programming basic objects of ADO.NET

  • Harnessing ASP.NET 3.5 and developing Web applications

  • Master the New Features in Visual Basic 2008, .NET Framework 3.5, and Visual Studio 2008

  • Build a Custom, Practical Application from the Techniques in This Book

  • Test, Debug, and Deploy a Variety of Applications in Visual Studio 2008

  • Explore the New Vista Interface and How It Affects VB Programming

  • Reinforce Your Programming Skills with Numerous Real-World Examples

Synopsis:

This expert guide covers what you need to know to program with Visual Basic 2008, employ the latest Visual Studio 2008 tools, and operate efficiently within the .NET Framework. In an easy-to-follow style, the book moves from in-depth explanations to practical instruction to real-world examples. Explore basic coding in VB 2008 and learn to build interfaces without coding by using Visual Studio 2008's drag-and-drop visual tools. Youll get up to speed on LINQ and handle key tasks such as programming TreeView controls, and more.

Synopsis:

This expert guide covers what you need to know to program with Visual Basic 2008, employ the latest Visual Studio 2008 tools, and operate efficiently within the .NET Framework. In an easy-to-follow style, the book moves from in-depth explanations to practical instruction to real-world examples. Explore basic coding in VB 2008 and learn to build interfaces without coding by using Visual Studio 2008's drag-and-drop visual tools. You?ll get up to speed on LINQ and handle key tasks such as programming TreeView controls, and more.

About the Author

Evangelos Petroutsos is a computer engineer who has worked for the California Institute of Technology and MCI. Currently, he writes computer books and articles, teaches networking and programming courses, and works as a computer communications consultant. He wrote the bestselling Mastering Visual Basic 6 as well as numerous other books from Sybex, including Mastering Visual Basic .NET, Visual Basic .NET Developer's Handbook, Mastering Visual Basic .NET Database Programming, Mastering Microsoft Visual Basic 2005, and Mastering Microsoft Visual Basic 2005 Express Edition.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Chapter 1: Getting Started with Visual Basic 2008.

Chapter 2: Variables and Data Types.

Chapter 3: Programming Fundamentals.

Chapter 4: GUI Design and Event-Driven Programming.

Chapter 5: The Vista Interface.

Chapter 6: Basic Windows Controls.

Chapter 7: Working with Forms.

Chapter 8: More Windows Controls.

Chapter 9: The TreeView and ListView Controls.

Chapter 10: Building Custom Classes.

Chapter 11: Working with Objects.

Chapter 12: Building Custom Windows Controls.

Chapter 13: Handling Strings, Characters, and Dates.

Chapter 14: Storing Data in Collections.

Chapter 15: Accessing Folders and Files.

Chapter 16: Serialization and XML.

Chapter 17: Querying Collections and XML with LINQ.

Chapter 18: Drawing and Painting with Visual Basic 2008.

Chapter 19: Manipulating Images and Bitmaps.

Chapter 20: Printing with Visual Basic 2008.

Chapter 21: Basic Concepts of Relational Databases.

Chapter 22: Programming with ADO.NET.

Chapter 23: Building Data-Bound Applications.

Chapter 24: Advanced DataSet Operations.

Chapter 25: Building Web Applications.

Chapter 26: ASP.NET 3.5.

Chapter 27: ASP.NET Web Services.

Appendix A: "The Bottom Line".

Appendix B: "Debugging and Error Handling".

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780470187425
Author:
Petroutsos, Evangelos
Publisher:
Sybex
Subject:
Programming Languages - Visual BASIC
Subject:
BASIC (Computer program language)
Subject:
Computer Languages-Visual Basic
Subject:
Programming / Visual Basic
Copyright:
Edition Description:
WebSite Associated w/Book
Publication Date:
March 2008
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
1118
Dimensions:
9.15x7.27x2.07 in. 3.10 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This expert guide covers what you need to know to program with Visual Basic 2008, employ the latest Visual Studio 2008 tools, and operate efficiently within the .NET Framework. In an easy-to-follow style, the book moves from in-depth explanations to practical instruction to real-world examples. Explore basic coding in VB 2008 and learn to build interfaces without coding by using Visual Studio 2008's drag-and-drop visual tools. Youll get up to speed on LINQ and handle key tasks such as programming TreeView controls, and more.
"Synopsis" by , This expert guide covers what you need to know to program with Visual Basic 2008, employ the latest Visual Studio 2008 tools, and operate efficiently within the .NET Framework. In an easy-to-follow style, the book moves from in-depth explanations to practical instruction to real-world examples. Explore basic coding in VB 2008 and learn to build interfaces without coding by using Visual Studio 2008's drag-and-drop visual tools. You?ll get up to speed on LINQ and handle key tasks such as programming TreeView controls, and more.
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