Visual Basic 2010 Programmer's Reference / Edition 1by Rod Stephens
Harness the capabilities of Visual Basic 2010
This comprehensive tutorial and reference guide provides programmers and developers of all skill and experience levels with a broad, solid understanding of essential Visual Basic 2010 topics and clearly explains how to use this powerful programming language to perform a variety of tasks. As a tutorial, the book/b>… See more details below
Harness the capabilities of Visual Basic 2010
This comprehensive tutorial and reference guide provides programmers and developers of all skill and experience levels with a broad, solid understanding of essential Visual Basic 2010 topics and clearly explains how to use this powerful programming language to perform a variety of tasks. As a tutorial, the book describes the Visual Basic language and covers essential Visual Basic topics. Also serving as a reference guide, the material presents categorized information regarding specific operations and reveals useful tips and tricks to help you make the most of Visual Basic 2010.
Visual Basic 2010:
- Reviews the forms, controls, and other objects that Visual Basic provides for building applications in a modern windowing environment
- Discusses the latest features of Visual Basic, including auto-implemented properties, array literals and initializers, and nullable optional parameters
- Explains how to customize the Visual Studio integrated development environment
- Reviews WPF controls, error handling and debugging techniques, LINQ features, user access security, and more
- Addresses object-oriented programming with Visual Basic 2010
- Details the various graphics classes in the GDI+
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Table of Contents
PART I: IDEI.
CHAPTER 1 Introduction to the IDE.
CHAPTER 2 Menus, Toolbars, and Windows.
CHAPTER 3 Customization.
CHAPTER 4 Windows Forms Designer.
CHAPTER 5 WPF Designer.
CHAPTER 6 Visual Basic Code Editor.
CHAPTER 7 Debugging.
PART II: GETTING STARTED.
CHAPTER 8 Selecting Windows Forms Controls.
CHAPTER 9 Using Windows Forms Controls.
CHAPTER 10 Windows Forms.
CHAPTER 11 Selecting WPF Controls.
CHAPTER 12 Using WPF Controls.
CHAPTER 13 WPF Windows.
CHAPTER 14 Program and Module Structure.
CHAPTER 15 Data Types, Variables, and Constants.
CHAPTER 16 Operators.
CHAPTER 17 Subroutines and Functions.
CHAPTER 18 Program Control Statements.
CHAPTER 19 Error Handling.
CHAPTER 20 Database Controls and Objects.
CHAPTER 21 LINQ.
CHAPTER 22 Custom Controls.
.CHAPTER 23 Drag and Drop, and the Clipboard.
CHAPTER 24 UAC Security.
PART III OBJECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING.
CHAPTER 25 OOP Concepts.
CHAPTER 26 Classes and Structures.
CHAPTER 27 Namespaces.
CHAPTER 28 Collection Classes.
CHAPTER 29 Generics.
PART IV: GRAPHICS.
CHAPTER 30 Drawing Basics.
CHAPTER 31 Brushes, Pens, and Paths.
CHAPTER 32 Text.
CHAPTER 33 Image Processing.
CHAPTER 34 Printing.
PART V: INTERACTING WITH THE ENVIRONMENT.
CHAPTER 35 Confi guration and Resources.
CHAPTER 36 Streams.
CHAPTER 37 File-System Objects.
CHAPTER 38 Windows Communication Foundation.
CHAPTER 39 Useful Namespaces.
PART VI: APPENDIXES.
APPENDIX A Useful Control Properties, Methods, and Events.
APPENDIX B Variable Declarations and Data Types.
APPENDIX C Operators.
APPENDIX D Subroutine and Function Declarations.
APPENDIX E Control Statements.
APPENDIX F Error Handling.
APPENDIX G Windows Forms Controls and Components.
.APPENDIX H WPF Controls.
APPENDIX I Visual Basic Power Packs.
APPENDIX J Form Objects.
APPENDIX K Classes and Structures.
APPENDIX L LINQ.
APPENDIX M Generics.
APPENDIX N Graphics.
APPENDIX O Useful Exception Classes.
APPENDIX P Date and Time Format Specifiers.
APPENDIX Q Other Format Specifiers.
APPENDIX R The Application Class.
APPENDIX S The My Namespace.
APPENDIX T Streams.
APPENDIX U File-System Classes.
APPENDIX V Index of Examples.
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