Synopses & Reviews
Visual Basic .NET is a radically new version of Microsoft Visual Basic, the world's most widely used rapid application development (RAD) package. Whether you are just beginning application development with Visual Basic .NET or are already deep in code, you will appreciate just how easy and valuable the VB.NET Language Pocket Reference is.VB.NET Language Pocket Reference contains a concise description of all language elements by category. These include language elements implemented by the Visual Basic compiler, as well as all procedures and functions implemented in the Microsoft.VisualBasic namespace. Use it anytime you want to look up those pesky details of Visual Basic syntax or usage. With concise detail and no fluff, you'll want to take this book everywhere.
Millions of programmers are learning Visual Basic .NET, Microsoft's newest version of the Visual Basic language for productively developing applications. In that spirit of productivity, you don't always have the time or the ability to go back to your shelf of reference books to find the bit of information you need.Your answer is the "VB.NET Language Pocket Reference.Succinct and easy to use, this handy pocket guide is a must-have quick reference for everyone making the transition from VB6 to VB.NET.The "VB.NET Language Pocket Reference offers the convenience of a quick reference in a convenient size.With VB.NET, you're working with a very different framework and language than VB6; you'll welcome a reference book you can use easily and take anywhere.With concise detail and no fluff, this guide presents syntax and brief descriptions of each Visual Basic .NET language element.
This title offers the convenience of a quick reference in a small and convenient format. The guide presents syntax and brief descriptions of each Visual Basic .NET language element.
About the Author
Ron Petrusha is an editor for O'Reilly and is the author/coauthor of many books, including VBScript in a Nutshell. Ron has a background in quantitative labor history, specializing in Russian labor history, and holds degrees from the University of Michigan and Columbia University. He began working with computers in the mid 1970s, programming in SPSS (a programmable statistical package) and FORTRAN on the IBM 370 family. Since then, he has been a computer book buyer, an editor of a number of books on Windows and Unix, and a consultant on projects written in dBASE, Clipper, and Visual Basic.
Paul Lomax, author of O'Reilly's VB & VBA in a Nutshell and a coauthor of VBScript in a Nutshell, is an experienced VB programmer with a passion for sharing his knowledge--and his collection of programming tips and techniques gathered from real-world experience.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Visual Basic .NET Language Pocket Reference; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Font Conventions; 1.3 Visual Basic Conventions; 1.4 Data Types; 1.5 Variables; 1.6 Operators and Precedence; 1.7 Constants; 1.8 Enumerations; 1.9 Object Programming; 1.10 Program Structure; 1.11 Array Handling; 1.12 Collection Objects; 1.13 Conditional Compilation; 1.14 Other Conversion; 1.15 Date and Time; 1.16 Declaration; 1.17 Error Handling; 1.18 Filesystem; 1.19 Financial; 1.20 Information; 1.21 Input/Output; 1.22 IDE; 1.23 Interaction; 1.24 Mathematics; 1.25 Program Structure and Flow; 1.26 Programming; 1.27 Registry; 1.28 String Manipulation;