Beginning Microsoft Visual Basic 2008

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Wiley India Pvt. Limited, 2008 - BASIC (Computer program language) - 912 pages
Market_Desc: This book is ideal for readers who are new to development and have chosen to learn to program applications using Visual Basic and the .NET 3.5 Framework.

Special Features: · Now in its fifth edition, Beginning VB 2008 has expanded coverage of the .NET 3.5 Framework, Visual Basic 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Workflow Foundation, Windows Presentation Foundation, and Windows Communication Foundation· All code and examples are updated to cover the latest version of VB and the .NET 3.5 Framework· 62% of developers use some form of Visual Basic· Beginning Visual Basic 2008 starts by offering readers a thorough understanding of object-oriented principles and then it goes on to teach the specifics of the .NET Framework through real-world examples and hands on exercises making these concepts easy to grasp and apply· Filled with code examples and thorough explanations, this book teaches the reader the basics and gets them programming with one of Microsoft s most popular development languages· Beginning Visual Basic has sold over 45,000 copies in previously published editions

About The Book: Beginning Visual Basic 2008 teaches Visual Basic .NET from first principles to code deployment. Readers quickly learn how to write windows, web and mobile applications using Visual Basic 2008 and the .NET 3.5 Framework. To get started on the road to professional development, they also learn about object-oriented programming, creating custom controls, working with databases, creating menus, and working with graphics. After a brief introduction to Visual Studio 2008 and the .NET 3.5 Framework, the expert authors introduce the fundamentals of the Visual Basic language. Explanation of object-oriented programming concepts and theory are included to give the reader an understanding of its benefits. The exercises at the end of each chapter offer a deeper understanding of how to build rich and professional looking applications for Microsoft Windows, Intranet and Internet use, and for mobile devices.

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