The Visual Basic .NET Style Guide

The Visual Basic .NET Style Guide : The Essential Companion for Development Teams and Individuals

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For students at any level, in any course on Visual Basic.NET, Visual Basic, or .NET.The Visual Basic.NET Style Guide brings together state-of-the-art guidelines for professional VB.NET development, organized in patterns that offer specific solutions to the most common VB.NET development problems, and illuminated through short, simple examples. This book fully reflects the major changes Microsoft has introduced in VB.NET, from syntax and behavior to .NET external libraries and new user interface and database standards. Patrick introduces best-practice style and design solutions for declaring VB.NET elements; commenting; ensuring user interface consistency; leveraging ADO.NET's database tools; and more. He also provides a comprehensive reference, organized by VB.NET feature, and covering both VB.NET keywords and .NET external libraries formerly embedded within the Visual Basic grammar.
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  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 177.8 x 232.7 x 24.9mm | 635.04g
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • w. figs.
  • 0130348627
  • 9780130348623

Table of contents

Preface. I. STRUCTURE. 1. Professional Programming as Style. 2. Using Declaration. 3. Commenting and Style. 4. User Interface Consistency. 5. Documentation. II. FOUNDATION. 6. Discipline. 7. Planning. 8. Ethics. III. STANDARDS. 9. Declaration Standards. 10. Keyword Reference. 11. Control and User Interface Standards. 12. Database Standards.
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About Tim Patrick

TIM PATRICK is a Visual Basic software engineer and consultant in Redmond, Washington. Tim has nearly 20 years' experience in software development and software architecture, and is a Microsoft Certified Solution Developer. The ideas presented in The Visual Basic .NET Style Guide grew out of his experience with both troubled and successful development projects. He is a graduate of Seattle Pacific University.
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