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Murach's Visual Basic 2005by Anne Boehm
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Visual Basic 2005 is designed for productivity, and so is this new addition to Murach's bestselling VB series. It moves at a professional pace to reveal how to develop Windows Forms applications using all the timesaving new features in Visual Basic 2005 and Visual Studio 2005.
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The nearly 900 pages in this volume guide programming novices in developing Windows Forms and database applications using Visual Basic 2005. Additionally, the book is designed to be easily navigable for more experienced VB, Java, and C# programmers to reference as needed. Twenty-five chapters introduce the basics of VB programming; the essentials of the VB language; database and object-oriented programming; and how to work with files, XML, and data streams. The appendix instructs in the installation and use of Visual Studio 2005, SQL Server 2005 Express, and other relevant files and software. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Whether you're a beginner or you're upgrading to VB 2005 from VB6 or VB.NET, this book's unique approach shows you how to develop Windows Forms applications at the pace that's right for you. Better yet, this book shows you how to build database applications faster and better than ever by using new features like data sources, the DataGridView control, and object data sources. Along the way, you?ll learn how to use object-oriented features like inheritance and interfaces as well as new features like My objects, code snippets, Intellisense filtering, generics, new work-saving controls, partial classes, and one-click deployment. When you're done, you'll be able to develop all types of Windows Forms applications the way the best professionals develop them. That's why we say: No other book teaches you so much, so fast, or so thoroughly.
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