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Visual Basic and Visual Basic . NET for Scientists and Engineers

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ISBN-10: 1893115550

ISBN-13: 9781893115552

Edition: 2002

Authors: Christopher M. Frenz

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Visual Basic and Visual Basic .NET for Scientists and Engineers begins with an overview of the Visual Basic and Visual Basic .NET IDEs, their important characteristics, and how the development environments can be manipulated to suit developers' needs. After a solid discussion of VB and VB .NET forms, controls, and namespaces, author Christopher Frenz shows you how to put controls to work by making use of the different control events. Once this introductory material has been covered, you're introduced to the different data types that Visual Basic supports, with special attention paid to the various numerical data types and their uses. Frenz then takes an in-depth look at the various…    
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Apress L. P.
Publication date: 2/11/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 335
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

About the Author
Overview of Visual Basic Programming and the Visual Basic Development Environment
An Overview of Visual Basic Application Development
The Visual Basic Development Environment
Working with WinForms
WinForms and the .NET Framework
Controls and Their Uses
Controls and the .NET Framework
Adding Controls to Your Forms
Moving Controls on a Form
Resizing Controls on a Form
Text Boxes and Rich Text Boxes
List Boxes and Combo Boxes
Radio Buttons
Check Boxes
New .NET Controls
Message and Input Boxes
Using Multiple Controls Together: A Sample Application
Third-Party Scientific Controls
Variables, Data Types, and Operators
Data Types in VB .NET
The Char Data Type
Numerical Data Types
Guidelines for Choosing the Appropriate Numerical Data Type
Numerical Operators
The Boolean Data Type
Private and Public Variables
Static Variables
Arrays and Loop Structures
One-Dimensional Arrays
Multidimensional Arrays
The Erase Statement
For...Next Loops
Nested For...Next Loops
Gaussian Elimination
Indeterminate Loops (Do...Loops)
Nested Loops Revisited
Built-in Functions
Conversion Functions
String Functions
Mathematical Functions
UCalc Fast Math Parser
Writing Your Own Functions and Procedures
Custom Functions
The Trapezoidal Rule
Custom Procedures
Passing Arrays and Array Elements into Procedures and Functions
Passing By Reference and By Value
Functions and Procedure with Optional Arguments
Getting Data from External Sources
File Commands
File-Handling Functions
Basic Sequential File Handling
New VB .NET File-Handling Methods
The MSComm Control
Programming Your Own Spreadsheets
The MSFlexGrid Control
Entering Text into MSFlexGrid Cells
Working with Excel Data
Getting Your Grids to Dynamically Respond
Scientific Graphics
The MSChart Control
The Flipper CAD Control
The System. Drawing Namespace
Debugging and Error Handling
Making Use of Microsoft's IntelliSense Technology
Compile as You Go Technology
Testing for Errors
Grammatical Errors
Logical Errors
VB Debugging Tools
Dr. Watson
Error Handling
Packaging and Deploying Your Application
First Steps
The Setup Wizard
Final Steps
Mathematical Modeling
Defining the Problem
Defining Variables and Parameters
Relating Variables and Parameters
Degree of Freedom Analysis
Mathematical Modeling of a Chemical Plant
Predicting Protein Sequences
Restriction Mapping
Web-Based Applications
Web Forms and the .NET Framework
Server Controls
Events and Web-Based Applications
A Simple Web-Based Application