An Introduction to Programming with Visual Basic.Net

An Introduction to Programming with Visual Basic.Net

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For introductory Programming courses using Visual Basic .NET and undergraduate computer courses. Designed for students with no prior computer programming experience, this new edition of a best-selling text uses Visual Basic .NET to explore the fundamentals of programming. A broad range of examples, case studies, exercises, and programming projects give students significant hands-on experience. A "tried and true" text, this book has been consistently praised by both students and instructors.show more

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  • Mixed media product | 709 pages
  • 203.7 x 253.5 x 24.6mm | 1,288.21g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 5th Revised United States ed
  • index
  • 0130306576
  • 9780130306579

Table of contents

(NOTE: A Summary and Programming Projects conclude Chapters 3 through 11.) 1. An Introduction to Computers and VB .NET. An Introduction to VB .NET. Using Windows. Files and Folders. Biographical History of Computing. 2. Problem Solving. Programming Development Cycle. Programming Tools. 3. Fundamentals of Programming in VB .NET. VB .NET Controls. VB .NET Events. Numbers. Strings. Input and Output. 4. Procedures. Subprograms, Part I. Subprograms, Part II. Functions. Modular Design. 5. Decisions. Relational and Logical Operators. If Blocks. Select Case Blocks. A Case Study: Weekly Payroll. 6. Repetition. Do Loops. Processing Lists of Data with Do Loops. For!Next Loops. A Case Study: Analyze a Loan. 7. Arrays. Creating and Accessing Arrays. Using Arrays. Some Additional Types of Arrays. Sorting and Searching. Two-dimensional Arrays. A Case Study: Sophisticated Cash Register. 8. Sequential Files. Sequential Files. Using Sequential Files. A Case Study: Recording Checks and Deposits. 9. Special Features of VB .NET. List Boxes and Combo Boxes. Seven Elementary Controls. Four Additional Objects. 10. Database Management. An Introduction to Databases. Relational Databases and SQL. 11. Object-Oriented Programming. Objects and Classes. Arrays of Objects; Event; Containment. Inheritance. Appendix A: ANSI Values. Appendix B: How To. Appendix C: Converting from VB 6.0 to VB .NET. Appendix D: Debugging Tools. Answers to Selected Odd-Numbered Exercises. Index.show more

About David Schneider

David I. Schneider spent over 32 years teaching at the University of Maryland, has published an impressive 28 books over the past 18 years. He is the author of several best-selling texts, including his Visual Basic Series with Prentice Hall. Why are his books best-sellers? Students people love his extensive use of examples and applications--a concept that stems from his teaching experience and results in books that are "tried and true." His best-sellingVisual Basic texts have been successfully used for many years and have received consistent praise from both students and instructors.show more

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