Visual Basic .NET is part of the Visual Studio .NET family of products. While the syntax and style are similar to earlier versions of Visual Basic, this version has many radical new features to ensure that Microsoft's best selling language remains one of the most sophisticated Integrated Development Environments available. Whether you want to develop applications for Windows or for the World Wide Web, Visual Basic .NET is an excellent tool for producing reliable, professional applications fast. Essential VB .NET fast covers the development environment, the key controls and the VB programming language including the new additions which allow serious object-oriented programming. Using plenty of examples, John Cowell shows: - How to develop both Windows and ASP .NET applications in a Windows XP environment - An introduction to developing Windows database applications - How to use the essential Windows and Web controls - How to create object orientated applications to get you up and running fast, using VB .NET. The source code for the examples in this book is available at the Essential series web site http://www.essential-series.com
1. Why Use VB .NET 2. The Visual Basic .NET IDE 3. Windows Controls 4. Windows Applications 5. Variables and Operators 6. Controlling Program Flow 7. Functions and Procedures 8. Classes and Objects 9. Further Windows Controls 10. Web Applications 11. Web Server Controls 11. Working with Forms 12. Working with Dialogs 13. Mouse and Keyboard Events 14. Databases and SQL 15. The Data Form Wizard 16. Datareader and Dataset
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.