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Visual Basic expert Rod Stephens shows you how to leverage the latest features of VB 2010

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB) is the most popular programming language in the world, with millions of lines of code used in businesses and applications of all types and sizes. The new release of Visual Basic 2010 is tightly integrated with the Windows operating system and the .NET programming environment. Renowned VB authority Rod Stephens provides a comprehensive guide to Visual Basic ...

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Overview

Visual Basic expert Rod Stephens shows you how to leverage the latest features of VB 2010

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB) is the most popular programming language in the world, with millions of lines of code used in businesses and applications of all types and sizes. The new release of Visual Basic 2010 is tightly integrated with the Windows operating system and the .NET programming environment. Renowned VB authority Rod Stephens provides a comprehensive guide to Visual Basic programming, including the latest enhancements to the VB language and programming environment with Visual Studio 2010 The tutorial is packed with detailed and practical code examples that show readers how to master all of the features of VB.

  • Visual Basic authority Rod Stephens presents a must-have resource on Visual Basic, the most popular programming language in the word
  • Fully covers the newest features of Visual Basic 2010, such as array literals and initializers, collection initializers, implicit line continuation, Lambda expressions, and more
  • Features extensively revised and tested code to ensure compliance with the latest release

With this essential resource, you'll be able to quickly review the details of important programming, objects, properties, methods, and events.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470499832
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/12/2010
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 1272
  • Sales rank: 538,355
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Rod Stephens frequently writes for such magazines as Visual Basic Developer, Visual Basic Programmer's Journal, and Dr. Dobb's Journal. His web site (vb-helper.com) receives several million hits per month. He is the author of more than twenty books, including Visual Basic Programmer's Reference, both the 2005 and 2008 editions.

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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION.

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.

INDEX.

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  • Posted May 25, 2010

    Excellent TextBook in the Programming of VB 2010

    The Visual Basic 2010 Programmer's Reference, is the accumulation and processes of previous developments and contains many features than can be use only in VB2010 (or VB10).
    Visual Studio 2010, is the best (for now) in .NET development and Rod, have been able to do the know-how, how-to and putting all his experience to present to us an excellent textbook, which is good for the beginner, and the pro and all between.
    The book describe all the topics with a very simple language easy to read, understand and to do the practice.
    The book contains the foremost topics, as we all know, there is no book that contains it all, but it is a good book describing the topics on it.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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