Beginning VB.NET 2003 / Edition 1

Beginning VB.NET 2003 / Edition 1

by Thearon Willis, Jonathan Crossland, Richard Blair, Jonathan Crossland
     
 

ISBN-10: 0764556584

ISBN-13: 9780764556586

Pub. Date: 04/12/2004

Publisher: Wiley

What is this book about?

In Beginning VB.NET 2003, three expert authors guide you through the basics of building working applications, creating windows and boxes, handling unexpected events, using object-oriented programming, and more. You’ll learn to use menus, toolbars, dialog boxes, and other controls in Windows applications, and how loops

Overview

What is this book about?

In Beginning VB.NET 2003, three expert authors guide you through the basics of building working applications, creating windows and boxes, handling unexpected events, using object-oriented programming, and more. You’ll learn to use menus, toolbars, dialog boxes, and other controls in Windows applications, and how loops and branching structures function in decision-making. You get a thorough overview of object-oriented programming concepts and theory.

After mastering these levels, you’ll be able to explore database programming, look into creating ASP.NET applications for the Web using Web forms, and get a basic introduction to XML. Finally, you can discover how functionality offered online can be integrated seamlessly into your applications with Web services.

What does this book cover?

Here just a few of the things you'll learn in this book:

  • Programming basics, how VB.NET functions, and the principles of the .NET Framework
  • How to work with data structures and build and deploy Windows applications
  • Object-oriented programming concepts and theory
  • Debugging and error-handling techniques
  • What you need to know about Web services and .NET remoting
  • How to build class libraries, create your own custom controls, and program custom graphics
  • Database programming with SQL Server and ADO.NET
  • A basic understanding of mobile applications and how to build them

Who is this book for?

This book is for beginning programmers who have chosen VB.NET as their first programming language, and also for programmers who know other languages but are new to .NET programming.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764556586
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/12/2004
Series:
Programmer to Programmer Ser.
Edition description:
Subsequent
Pages:
840
Product dimensions:
7.38(w) x 9.28(h) x 1.54(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Chapter 1: Welcome to Visual Basic .NET.

Chapter 2: The Microsoft .NET Framework.

Chapter 3: Writing Software.

Chapter 4: Controlling the Flow.

Chapter 5: Working with Data Structures.

Chapter 6: Building Windows Applications.

Chapter 7: Displaying Dialog Boxes.

Chapter 8: Creating Menus.

Chapter 9: Debugging and Error Handling.

Chapter 10: Building Objects.

Chapter 11: Advanced Object-Oriented Techniques.

Chapter 12: Building Class Libraries.

Chapter 13: Creating Your Own Custom Controls.

Chapter 14: Programming Custom Graphics.

Chapter 15: Accessing Databases.

Chapter 16: Database Programming with SQL Server and ADO.NET.

Chapter 17: Web Forms.

Chapter 18: Creating Web Server Controls.

Chapter 19: Visual Basic .NET and XML.

Chapter 20: Web Services and .NET Remoting.

Chapter 21: Deploying Your Application.

Chapter 22: Building Mobile Applications.

Appendix A: Where to Now?

Appendix B: Architecture and Design Patterns.

Appendix C: An Introduction to Code Security.

Appendix D: Exercise Answers.

Appendix E: Differences Between .NET Framework Versions 1.0 and 1.1.

Index.

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