Microsoft Visual Basic.NET Programming for the Absolute Beginner

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If you are new to programming with Visual Basic .NET or upgrading from Visual Basic 6.0 and are looking for a solid introduction, this is the book for you. Developed by computer science instructors, books in the for the absolute beginner series teach the principles of programming through simple game creation. You will acquire the skills that you need formore practical Visual Basic .NET programming applications and will learn how these skills can be put to use in real world scenarios. Best of all, by the time you ...

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If you are new to programming with Visual Basic .NET or upgrading from Visual Basic 6.0 and are looking for a solid introduction, this is the book for you. Developed by computer science instructors, books in the for the absolute beginner series teach the principles of programming through simple game creation. You will acquire the skills that you need formore practical Visual Basic .NET programming applications and will learn how these skills can be put to use in real world scenarios. Best of all, by the time you finish this book you will be able to apply the basic principles you've learned to the next programming language you tackle.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781592000029
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 8/28/2002
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

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Jonathan S. Harbour is an Associate Professor of Game Development at the University of Advancing Technology in Tempe, Arizona. His current game project is "Starflight: The Lost Colony" (www.starflightgame.com).

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Table of Contents

Introduction Part 1: Introduction to Visual Basic .NET 1. Getting Started with Visual Basic .NET 2. Overview of Visual Studio .NET 3. The Basics of a Graphical User Interface 4. Forms and Toolbox Controls Part 2: Programming Fundamentals in Visual Basic .NET 5. Variables and Data Types 6. Branching Statements and Program Logic 7. Number Crunching: Mathematical and Relational Operators 8. Loops, Arrays, and Structures Part 3: Object-Oriented Programming with Visual Basic .NET 9. Basics of Object-Oriented Programming 10. Understanding and Using Classes 11. Namespaces and Visual Inheritance Part 4: Advanced Programming Topics in Visual Basic .NET 12. Graphics Programming 13. Using Program Menus 14. Sequential and Random-Access Files 15. Structured Error Handling and Debugging Part 5: Appendices Appendix A: Recommended Reading

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