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Advanced Visual Basic .NET : Programming Web and Desktop Applications in ADO.NET and ASP.NET (With CD) / Edition 1
     

Advanced Visual Basic .NET : Programming Web and Desktop Applications in ADO.NET and ASP.NET (With CD) / Edition 1

by David Gefen, Chittibabu Govindarajulu
 

ISBN-10: 0130893676

ISBN-13: 9780130893673

Pub. Date: 09/01/2003

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This book teaches Visual Basic programming with a focus on the most required skills in the industry. It enables readers to develop awareness of the concepts behind Visual Basic through hands-on teaching. Each chapter presents a short theory basis of the topic to be covered and then involves readers directly into a guided Visual Basic project building

Overview

This book teaches Visual Basic programming with a focus on the most required skills in the industry. It enables readers to develop awareness of the concepts behind Visual Basic through hands-on teaching. Each chapter presents a short theory basis of the topic to be covered and then involves readers directly into a guided Visual Basic project building activity.

Extensive coverage of material current in the industry provides readers with industry-crucial material including Internet programming and incorporating database programming into programming applications. Website provides updated examples and revisions as new versions of Visual Basic and patches are released. CD-ROM provides readers with sample programs, exercises for reinforcement and practice, and detailed solutions to the programming examples in the text. Hands-on programming approach trains readers to effectively code in Visual Basic. Programming hints provided throughout highlight for readers those important programming ideas that improve the way readers write and understand code.

For Visual Basic programmers and trainers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130893673
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
09/01/2003
Edition description:
BK&CD-ROM
Pages:
600
Product dimensions:
6.98(w) x 9.26(h) x 1.05(d)

Table of Contents



1. An Essential Introduction.

The Underlying Philosophy of Objects. Rapid Application Design. Classes and Namespaces. .NET Architecture Overview.


2. Review of Variables, Constants, Data Types, and More.

Variables. Constants. Literals. Data Types. Casting. Numeric Data. Strings and Dates.


3. Review of Arrays and Control Statements.

Arrays. Structures. Enum. Control Statements. Catching and Handling Errors. Structured Exception Handling. A Quick Look at Delegates.


4. A Detailed Look at Object Orientation.

Object-Oriented Programming. Encapsulation. Polymorphism. Inheritance. Namespaces and Classes. Designing and Using a Class Module. Object Lifecycle.


5. Directories, Files, Paths and Sequential File Access.

Paths. Directories. Files. Directory and File Dialogs. Streams. Sequential Access Method.


6. The Binary Access Method.

Binary Access. Encryption. FileStream Class. Serialization and Persistent Objects. Random Access Method.


7. Graphics and Animation.

The System. Drawing. Graphics Namespace.


8. Multithreading.

Multithreading. Thread Data Sharing and Synchronization. Thread States.


9. Overview of Database Programming.

Databases. An Overview of ADO.NET.


10. The Connected Layer Command and DataReader Classes.

Command Object. DataReader.


11. More on the Connected Layer.

The Data Form Wizard. The Query Builder Window. The Data Form Wizard with Parameters in SQL Server.


12. The Disconnected Layer.

Data Set Class and its Related Classes. Example of the Dataset and DataTable Classes. Data Set Methods and Properties. Data Table Methods and Properties.


13. Multi-Table Data Sets.

Multi-table Data Sets. Data Relations and Constraints. Data Sets Without a Data Adapter. Data Row Methods and Properties.


14. A Review of Active Server Pages.NET.

WebPages and Web Server. Form Controls. Intro to ASP.NET. Server Controls. Validation Controls. Other ASP.NET Controls.


15. Active Server Pages.NET and ActiveX Data Objects.NET.

HTTPRequest Class. HTTPResponse Class. Maintaining State in Web Applications. HTTPSessionState Class. Intrinsic Classes in ASP.NET. ActiveX Data Objects.NET. .NET Data Providers, OLE DB.NET Data Providers. The SQL Server.NET Data Providers.


16. Web Services.


Appendix: SQL.

SQL Overview. DDL. DML Select, Join and Union in the Select Command. DML Action Queries. Performance Considerations in SQL.

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