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Beginning REALbasic: From Novice to Professionalby Ford
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REALbasic is an easy-to-learn, powerful, cross-platform programming language, allowing you to write powerful applications that can be distributed across Windows, Mac, and Linux. This is a classic, no-fluff, tutorial-based book, ideal for:
- Anyone wanting to master REALbasic
- Anyone wanting to get into programming and produce their own applications easily and painlessly - REALbasic is very easy to pick up
- Experienced VB programmers wanting an alternative, now that Microsoft have discontinued support for it. REALbasic is very similar to VB.
- Any level of programmer wanting to create applications that can be ported to Windows, Mac, and Linux
REALbasica (TM)s success is proven - there are already over 100,000 users, and this number is steadily growing. In a recent promotional effort, 35,000 Visual Basic developers downloaded a free copy of the Windows version of REALbasic, and REAL software has had many requests for decent beginning title on the subject. As far as we know, this is the only up-to-date book planned for the current version, REALbasic 2005, which matches that description. REAL software are enthusiastic about helping us sell the book.
If youre just getting into programming, or youre already an experienced VB programmer who wants to quickly learn a programming alternative, then REALbasic is the ideal language for you. REALbasic is an easy-to-learn, powerful, cross-platform programming language that allows you to write powerful applications that may be distributed across Windows, Mac, and Linux.
Beginning REALbasic is an ideal beginners title: it starts off with a detailed introduction to REALbasic and its interface and basic functions to get you settled in comfortably. The book continues by exploring the fundamentals of programming with REALbasiccreating interfaces, menus, and toolbars, and working with conditional logic, loops, databases, object-oriented programming, sound, graphics, and more.
Each chapter provides essential background knowledge, without wasting any time on unnecessary theory. The book also features step-by-step tutorials that help you build real-world expertise.
"Beginning REALbasic" is an ideal beginners' title: it starts off with a detailed introduction to REALbasic and its interface and basic functions, and then offers step-by-step tutorials on the fundamentals of programming with REALbasic--creating interfaces, menus, and toolbars, and working with conditional logic, loops, databases, object-oriented programming, sound, graphics, and more.
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