Visual Basic 2005 Express Edition For Dummies

Visual Basic 2005 Express Edition For Dummies

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This valuable and inexpensive resource is ideal for anyone who is new to programming and wants to learn the basics of Visual Basic without being overwhelmed by the complicated Visual Studio integrated development environment. This back-to-basics book covers getting started with the featured "Starter Kits", learning practical programming , and developing applications. It also shows how to use "VB Express" Edition with database and Web Programming.
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  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 188 x 230 x 24mm | 557.93g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 0764597051
  • 9780764597053
  • 1,270,373

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Visual Basic 2005 Express Edition on CD-ROMBegin developing applications today with a fully-functional version of Visual Basic 2005 Express Edition!Find out how to build cool Web sites quickly!Design fully-functional Windows applications!Add new skills to your toolbox by discovering how to program in Visual BasicA For Dummies exclusive!Special Getting Started CD-ROM includesMore than 8 hours of video-based training that shows how you can build applications, including an RSS readerAdditional references and resources to help you use VB ExpressCard Game Starter Kit Amazon-Enabled Movie Collection Starter KitA unique resource available only with this book! Everything you need to start building Web sites with Visual Basic 2005 Express Edition is right here!
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About Richard Mansfield

Richard Mansfield is an experienced author and programmer who's been working with Visual Basic since VB3. He is also the author of Visual Basic. NET Programming For Dummies.
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Catch on quickly even if you're a novice programmerUse cool VB Express tools to design databases and Windows(R) applicationsIf you just want to begin programming, not create a new deep space probe, this book is the place to start. VB Express was developed for novices, and this book explains the language in a language you'll recognize -- English. In no time you'll be building professional-looking applications, creating Web pages, testing and deploying your programs, and more!Discover how to: Use IntelliSense(R), My object, and DataView Work with variables and arraysOrganize data with tables, rows, and columnsTake advantage of VB wizards and shortcutsBuild Web sites that work
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Table of contents

Introduction. Part I: The Basics of Visual Basic Express. Chapter 1: What It's All About: Visual Basic Express Takes a Bow. Chapter 2: Up and Running. Chapter 3: At Your Service: Loads of Built-In Helpers. Chapter 4: Tackling Essential Tools. Part II: Programming the Practical Way. Chapter 5: Common Tasks. Chapter 6: It's All about My. Chapter 7: Whose Type Are You: Managing Variable Types. Chapter 8: Superstrings: Managing Arrays. Chapter 9: Pretty Printing. Chapter 10: Testing and Deployment. Part III: Dealing with Databases. Chapter 11: The Basics of Databases. Chapter 12: Quick Database User-Interface Techniques. Chapter 13: Managing DataSets. Part IV: Programming for the Web. Chapter 14: Painless Internet Programming. Chapter 15: Everything's Eventual: Web Page Management. Part V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 16: Ten Great Visual Basic Express Tips and Tricks. Chapter 17: Ten Important VB Resources. Appendix A: About the CDs. Bonus Appendix B: A Dictionary of VB.NET. Index.
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