Microsoft Visual Basic 2005 Express Edition Programming for the Absolute Beginner by Jr., Jerry Lee Ford, Jerry Lee Ford
Written for the beginning programmer with little to no prior programming experience, Microsoft Visual Basic 2005 Express Edition Programming for the Absolute Beginner teaches programming skills using Visual Basic 2005 Express Edition as a foundation language. Ideal for the first time or casual programmer or programming student, Visual Basic 2005 Express Edition features innovative new language constructs, new compiler features, dramatically enhanced productivity, and improved debugging experience. Basic 2005 Express Edition enjoys strong Microsoft support, has a dedicated user community, and is taught to students in universities throughout the United States as an entry-level programming language. Written in a straight-forward style, using a games-based approach that makes learning beginning-level programming fun and easy, Microsoft Visual Basic 2005 Express Edition Programming for the Absolute Beginner is the perfect introductory programming book.
Jerry Lee Ford, Jr. is an author, educator, and an IT professional with over 21 years of experience in information technology, including roles as an automation analyst, technical manager, technical support analyst, automation engineer, and security analyst. He is the author of 36 books and co-author of two additional books. His published works include Ajax Programming for the Absolute Beginner ; HTML, XHTML, and CSS for the Absolute Beginner ; XNA 3.1 Game Development for Teens ; Scratch Programming for Teens ; and Microsoft Visual Basic 2008 Express Programming for the Absolute Beginner. Ford has a master's degree in business administration from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia, and has over five years of experience as an adjunct instructor teaching networking courses in information technology.
Table of Contents
1. An Introduction to Visual Basic 2005 Express Edition 2. Navigating the Visual Basic 2005 Express Edition Development Environment 3. Creating an Application Interface 4. Working with Menus and Toolbars 5. Storing and Retrieving Data in Memory 6. Applying Conditional Logic 7. Processing Lots of Data with Loops 8. Enhancing Code Structure and Organization 9. Getting Comfortable with Object-Oriented Programming 10. Integrating Graphics and Audio 11. Debugging Visual Basic Applications