Visual Basic 2008 in 24 Hours Complete Starter Kit

ISBN-10: 0672329840

ISBN-13: 9780672329845

Edition: 2008

Authors: James Foxall

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Visual Basic is one of the most widely used programming languages in existence, with more than 3,000,000 users. The newest version, 2008, includes several important new features, including Language Integrated Query (LINQ), tighter integration with version 3.5 of the .NET Framework (especially Windows Presentation Foundation, Windows Workflow Foundation, and Windows Communication Foundation), and full support for programming Vista and Office 2007. The proven Sams Teach Yourself method will help all newcomers to Visual Basic 2008 get up to speed quickly, no matter whethernbsp;you havenbsp;had experience with previous versions of Visual Basic or not.nbsp;You are taken step by step through the process of software development, learning elements asnbsp;you build a sample application so that the material is framed in a real world approach. The accompanying DVD contains Visual Basic 2008 Express Edition, and the companion Web site contains all the code and exercises from the book.
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Book details

List price: $34.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 5/16/2008
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 576
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.024
Language: English

James Foxallis VP of Tigerpaw Software, Inc., a Microsoft Certified Partner specializing in commercial database applications. He is responsible for management of all Windows application development, and is an authority on application interface and behavior standards of applications for the Microsoft Windows and Office environments. He contributes to several journals and magazines, speaks internationally, teaches college courses on Visual Basic, and has been featured in news shows, trade publications, and newspaper articles for his technology expertise. James has written numerous books, including the three previous editions of this book. He lives in the Omaha, Nebraska area.

The Visual Basic 2008 Environment
Jumping in with Both Feet: A Visual Basic 2008 Programming Tour
Navigating Visual Basic 2008
Understanding Objects and Collections
Understanding Events
Building a User Interface
Building Forms: The Basics
Building Forms: Advanced Techniques
Working with Traditional Controls
Using Advanced Controls
Adding Menus and Toolbars to Forms
Making Things Happen: Programming
Creating and Calling Code Procedures
Using Constants, Data Types, Variables, and Arrays
Performing Arithmetic, String Manipulation, and Date/Time Adjustments
Making Decisions in Visual Basic Code
Looping for Efficiency
Debugging Your Code
Designing Objects Using Classes
Interacting with Users
Working with Data
Working with Graphics
Performing File Operations
Working with Text Files and the Registry
Working with a Database
Controlling Other Applications Using Automation
Deploying Solutions and Beyond
Deploying Applications
The 10,000-Foot View
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