Mastering Microsoft Visual Basic 2010

Mastering Microsoft Visual Basic 2010

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The new edition of the ultimate comprehensive guide to MicrosoftVisual Basic Where most VB books start with beginner level topics,Mastering Visual Basic 2010 vaults you right intointermediate and advanced coverage. From the core of the languageand user interface design to developing data-driven applications,this detailed book brings you thoroughly up to speed and featuresnumerous example programs you can use to start building your ownapps right away. * Covers Visual Basic 2010, part of Microsoft's Visual Studiointegrated development environment (IDE), which includes C#, C++,Visual Web Developer, and ASP.NET, along with Visual Basic * Explains topics in the thorough, step-by-step style of allbooks in the Mastering series, providing you ample instruction,tips, and techniques * Helps you build your own applications by supplying sample codeyou can use to start development * Includes review exercises in each chapter to reinforce conceptsas you learn All the books in the Sybex Mastering series featurecomprehensive and expert coverage of topics you can put toimmediate use. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials arenot included as part of eBook file.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 1056 pages
  • 188 x 233 x 58mm | 1,556g
  • John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • Chichester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0470532874
  • 9780470532874
  • 602,927

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The Visual Basic Book Programmers Count On

If you want to learn how to use Visual Basic 2010, you've come to the right place. New users, you'll build a simple VB application in the very first chapter, getting you quickly up to speed on the VB user interface and simple coding. Intermediate and advanced users, you can bypass the basics and jump straight to building data-driven applications, working with .NET 4.0 framework, creating rich client and web applications, programming with web services, and much more. Packed with step-by-step instruction and real-world scenarios for users of all levels, this book is what you need to build top-level skills in Visual Basic 2010.

Coverage includes:

Getting started with Visual Basic 2010

Mastering VB programming essentials, including GUI design, event-driven programming, basic Windows controls, and more

Working with custom classes, controls, and objects

Understanding the .NET framework, including XML, LINQ, and storing data in collections

Programming with ADO.NET, using the data entity model, and understanding DataSets

Building web applications and programming with web services

Getting the most out of advanced Windows controls such as ListView and TreeView controls

Master Visual Basic 2010 and .NET Framework 4.0

Understand the Core Language and User Interface

Find a Wealth of Content for All Users

Create Custom, Practical, Data-Driven Applications and Web Apps

Reinforce Your Skills with Real-World Examples
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Table of contents

Introduction xxv Part 1 Visual Basic: The Language 1 Chapter 1 Getting Started with Visual Basic 2010 3 Chapter 2 Handling Data 37 Chapter 3 Visual Basic Programming Essentials 85 Part 2 Developing Windows Applications 127 Chapter 4 GUI Design and Event-Driven Programming129 Chapter 5 Basic Windows Controls 161 Chapter 6 Working with Forms 203 Chapter 7 More Windows Controls 253 Part 3 Working with Custom Classes and Controls303 Chapter 8 Working with Objects 305 Chapter 9 Building Custom Windows Controls 355 Chapter 10 Applied Object-Oriented Programming 387 Part 4 Working with the .NET Framework 431 Chapter 11 The Framework at Large 433 Chapter 12 Storing Data in Collections 493 Chapter 13 XML in Modern Programming 529 Chapter 14 An Introduction to LINQ 577 Part 5 Developing Data-Driven Applications629 Chapter 15 Programming with ADO.NET 631 Chapter 16 Developing Data-Driven Applications 687 Chapter 17 Using the Entity Data Model 725 Chapter 18 Building Data-Bound Applications 769 Part 6 Developing for the Web 813 Chapter 19 Accessing the Web 815 Chapter 20 Building Web Applications 845 Chapter 21 Building and Using Web Services 893 Appendix The Bottom Line 941 Index 987
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About Evangelos Petroutsos

Evangelos Petroutsos is a computer engineer who has worked for the California Institute of Technology and MCI. Currently, he writes computer books and articles, teaches networking and programming courses, and works as a computer communications consultant. He is the author of the Sybex titles Mastering Microsoft Visual Basic 2008 and Mastering Microsoft Visual Basic 2005, among other books.
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