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Visual Basic 2005 with .NET 3.0 Programmer's Reference Paperback – 15 May 2007

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Product details

  • Paperback: 1200 pages
  • Publisher: Wrox; 1 edition (15 May 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0470137053
  • ISBN-13: 978-0470137055
  • Product Dimensions: 18.8 x 5.3 x 23.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.1 out of 5 stars 4 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 6,087,737 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Synopsis

With this completely up-to-date tutorial and reference, you'll quickly learn how to develop Visual Basic (VB) programs that leverage the latest features of Vista and .NET 3.0. You'll get in-depth descriptions of the development environment, basic program syntax, and standard controls. Plus, you'll explore the fundamental concepts in object-oriented programming with VB, discover how to take advantage of specific VB features, learn how to draw images, use GDI+ routines, and generate printed output.

From the Back Cover

With this completely up–to–date tutorial and reference, you′ll quickly learn how to develop Visual Basic (VB) programs that leverage the latest features of Vista and .NET 3.0. The tutorial section walks you through VB.NET from scratch, providing you with in–depth descriptions of the development environment, basic program syntax, and standard controls. You′ll also explore the fundamental concepts in object–oriented programming with VB.

In the comprehensive reference section, you′ll find out how to take advantage of specific VB features. Expert Rod Stephens shows you how to draw images, use GDI+ routines, and generate printed output. You′ll also discover how to build an application that interacts with its environment, save and load data in external sources, and use standard dialog controls. This approach makes it easier than ever to learn this powerful language and create your own dynamic programs.

What you will learn from this book

  • The best methods for mastering the new features of VB.NET
  • Steps for implementing custom controls and drag and drop

  • Ways to use trickier class issues such as private class scope, declaring events, and shared variables and methods

  • Strategies for creating new classes designed to work with specific data types

  • How to define an interface using XAML

  • Techniques for building service–oriented applications using the Windows® Communication Foundation (WCF)

Who this book is for

This book is for programmers at all levels who are either looking to learn Visual Basic .NET or have already mastered it and want some useful tips, tricks, and language details.

Wrox Programmer′s References are designed to give the experienced developer straight facts on a new technology, without hype or unnecessary explanations. They deliver hard information with plenty of practical examples to help you apply new tools to your development projects today.

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