Microsoft Visual Basic .NET: Comprehensive Concepts and Techniques / Edition 1 available in Paperback
Visual Basic .NET and the .NET framework are radical changes in the evolution of Microsoft Windows and Web-based application development. Microsoft Visual Basic .NET Comprehensive Concepts and Techniques from the Shelly Cashman Series will help you teach this new version of Visual Basic with confidence and will allow your students to learn this new version with ease. Following the same proven step-by-step pedagogy of our Visual Basic 6.0 book, the transition to .NET will seem effortless. Featuring a streamlined design, the book includes a greater emphasis on programming and coding, troubleshooting tips, and an updated and expanded Introductory chapter so students are sure to start with the basics.
About the Author
Gary B. Shelly wrote and published his first computer education textbook in 1969. More than twenty million copies of Shelly Cashman Series' textbooks have been sold. Gary and a talented group of contributing authors have produced books on computer programming, computer concepts, and application software that are the leading textbooks in the computer technology market today. Gary has hosted the annual Shelly Cashman Institute, a week-long training event focusing on the latest topics in technology, for the past 34 years.
Thomas J. Cashman received his education at California State University, Los Angeles. He established one of the first business data processing programs in the U.S. at Long Beach City College in California, where he taught and served as department head. In 1969, he began collaborating with now best-selling author, Gary Shelly.
Jeffrey J. Quasney has worked with the Shelly Cashman Series for more than 9 years in various capacities, including as a developer of teaching tools associated with the Series' textbooks. He has authored several textbooks, including Visual Basic .NET, Microsoft Office FrontPage 2003, several editions of Microsoft Office Excel, and is a contributing author for Discovering Computers and Discovering Computers: Fundamentals Edition.
Table of Contents
1. An Introduction to Visual Basic .NET and Program Design 2. The Visual Basic .NET Integrated Development Environment 3. Building an Application in the Visual Basic .NET Environment 4. Working with Variables, Constants, Data Types, and Expressions 5. Decision Making 6. Repetition and Multiple Forms 7. Using Menus, Common Dialogs, Procedures, Functions, and Arrays 8. Debugging, Creating Executable Files, and Distributing a Windows Application 9. Designing, Creating, and Using a Class 10. Accessing Databases with ADO.NET, Handling Exceptions, and Printing 11. Creating Web Applications and Writing Data to a Database 12. Creating Console Applications, Understanding XML, and Creating Web Services Appendices A: Flowcharting, Pseudocode, and the Unified Modeling Language (UML) B: Changing Screen Resolution and IDE Layout C: Visual Basic .NET Common Control Summary D: General Forms of Common Visual Basic .NET Statements E: The .NET Framework Class Library Overview F: ASCII Character Codes