Visual Basic.NET All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies / Edition 1

Visual Basic.NET All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies / Edition 1

by Richard Mansfield
     
 

7 books in 1 – your key to Visual Basic .NET success!

Your one-stop guide to getting started or switching over to Visual Basic .NET

So all this Visual Basic .NET stuff makes you just a little nervous? Relax! These 7 handy minibooks cover every essential aspect of VB.NET, and the companion Web site even supplies valuable sample code. In no time,

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Overview

7 books in 1 – your key to Visual Basic .NET success!

Your one-stop guide to getting started or switching over to Visual Basic .NET

So all this Visual Basic .NET stuff makes you just a little nervous? Relax! These 7 handy minibooks cover every essential aspect of VB.NET, and the companion Web site even supplies valuable sample code. In no time, you’ll be creating Web services, designing databases, or porting over your VB6 code without a second thought.

The Dummies Way

  • Coverage of the essentials and beyond
  • Explanations in plain English
  • "Get in, get out" information
  • Thumbtabs and other navigation aids
  • Tear-out cheat sheet
  • A dash of humor and fun

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764525797
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/21/2003
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
816
Sales rank:
738,806
Product dimensions:
9.25(w) x 7.50(h) x 1.63(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Welcome to .NET.

Book I The Fundamentals of Visual Basic .NETProgramming.

Chapter 1: Getting With the Program.

Chapter 2: Common Tasks.

Chapter 3: Managing Files and Directories.

Chapter 4: Old Concepts in New Clothes.

Book II Tapping the Power of .NET Editor.

Chapter 1: Organizing Your Projects.

Chapter 2: Viewing Your Work.

Chapter 3: Investigating the Toolbox.

Chapter 4: Windows, Windows Everywhere.

Chapter 5: Customization — Doing It Your Way.

Book III Advanced Visual Basic .NET Programming.

Chapter 1: Understanding Variable Types.

Chapter 2: Working with Arrays.

Chapter 3: Serious Serialization and Streams.

Chapter 4: Creating Runtime Controls.

Chapter 5: Overloaded Functions and Parameters.

Chapter 6: Smashing Bugs.

Chapter 7: No More Paranoia — Programmatic Encryption.

Book IV Programming for the Web.

Chapter 1: Introduction to ASP.NET.

Chapter 2: Everything’s Eventual.

Chapter 3: Using ASP.NET Controls.

Chapter 4: Making Database Connections on WebForms.

Chapter 5: Creating a Web Service.

Chapter 6: Bugs in the Web.

Book V Visual Basic .NET Database Programming.

Chapter 1: The Basics of Databases.

Chapter 2: User Interface Techniques.

Chapter 3: Managing DataSets.

Chapter 4: Migrating to ADO.NET.

Chapter 5: Deeper into ADO.NET.

Chapter 6: Querying Data.

Book VI Fun and Games with Graphics.

Chapter 1: You Be Picasso.

Chapter 2: The Creative Photographer.

Chapter 3: Mastering .NET Printing (It’s Complicated UntilYou Know How).

Chapter 4: Constructing Wolfram Diagrams.

Book VII Visual Basic .NET Object-OrientedProgramming.

Chapter 1: Introduction to OOP.

Chapter 2: Creating Classes.

Chapter 3: Inheritance.

Chapter 4: Your First OOP Project.

Chapter 5: Exploiting the .NET Framework.

Appendix: Dictionary of VB.NET.

Index.

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