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Visual Basic . Net

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ISBN-10: 0672320665

ISBN-13: 9780672320668

Edition: 2002

Authors: Duncan Mackenzie, Kent Sharkey

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Designed to give the reader an introduction to the Visual Basic programming package, this book aims not only to focus on the topic at hand, but also to provide tools/skills that will take the user to a higher level.
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Book details

List price: $39.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Sams
Publication date: 11/29/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 688
Size: 7.25" wide x 8.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.442
Language: English

At a Glance
Welcome to Visual Basic .NET
Understanding Computer Programming
Why Write Computer Programs?
A Brief History of Visual Basic
What Is .NET?
Building Your First Visual Basic .NET Application
Summary
QandA
Workshop
Working with Visual Basic .NET
The Visual Studio IDE
Creating Our First Windows Application
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QandA
Workshop
Introduction to Programming with Visual Basic .NET
Variables and Assignment
Some Suggested Naming Standards
Simple Calculations
Writing Your Own Routines
Sample Application: Calculating a Future Value
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QandA
Workshop
Controlling Flow in Programs
Making Choices with Control Statements
Boolean Expressions and Boolean Logic
Dealing with Multiple Possibilities: The Select Case Statement
Looping
Applications of Your New Found Knowledge
Avoiding Complex Loops Through Recursion
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QandA
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Application Architecture in .NET
What Is Application Architecture?
Possible Architectures in .NET
Deciding Which Architecture to Use
Summary
QandA
Workshop
What to Do When Good Programs Go Bad, and Making Sure They Don't
Structured Exception Handling
Debugging
Summary
QandA
Workshop
Working with Objects
Getting Started: What Is an Object?
Turning Concept into Code
Advanced Topics
Summary
QandA
Workshop
Week 1 In Review
At a Glance
Introduction to the .NET Framework
What Is the .NET Framework?
Important Classes in the .NET Framework
Finding What You Need in the .NET Framework
Summary
QandA
Workshop
Building a User Interface with Windows Forms
An Overview of Windows Forms
Creating a Windows Forms Application
More About Controls
Input Validation
Using the MessageBox Class
Nonvisible Controls
Building Your Own Dialog Boxes
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QandA
Workshop
Building the User Interface with Web Forms
The Web Programming Model
Using Standard Web Forms Controls
Using Advanced Web Forms Controls
Using the Validator Controls
Summary
QandA
Workshop
Introduction to Databases
A Database Is the Solution to All of Life's Problems
An Introduction to SQL
Common Database Problems and Solutions
Creating the Sample Database
Testing the Setup with System.Data
Summary
QandA
Workshop
Accessing Data with .NET
An Overview of Data Access in .NET
Standard Database Tasks
Working with Data Sets
Data Binding
Summary
QandA
Workshop
Using the Server Explorer
What Is the Server Explorer?
Exploring Services
Working with Services
Writing Programs that Use Services
Summary
QandA
Workshop
Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming
Overview of Object-Oriented Programming
Important Concepts in OOP
Designing an Application Using OOP
Summary
QandA
Workshop
Week 2 In Review
At a Glance
Creating Objects in Visual Basic .NET
Creating Objects
Using the Objects You Create
Summary
QandA
Workshop
Advanced Windows Forms
Menus
Multiple Document Interface Programs
Advanced Windows Forms Controls
Summary
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Workshop
Using the .NET Framework
Streams and Files
Drawing with the Graphics Classes
Summary
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Workshop
Finishing Touches
Documenting Your Application
Best Practices and Coding Standards
Using Source Code Control
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QandA
Workshop
Deploying Your Application
Introduction to Deployment
Multiproject Deployments
Summary
QandA
Workshop
Introduction to XML
What Is XML?
Working with XML
Summary
QandA
Workshop
Creating Web Services with Visual Basic .NET
What Is a Web Service?
The Simple Object Access Protocol
Creating a Simple Web Service
Creating a Web Service Client
A More Involved Web Service
Summary
QandA
Workshop
Week 3 In Review
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