Programming Visual Basic 2005

Programming Visual Basic 2005

by Jesse Liberty


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ISBN-13: 9780596009496
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 07/01/2005
Pages: 576
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.19(h) x 1.02(d)

About the Author

Jesse Liberty is the bestselling author of Programming C#, Programming ASP.NET, Learning C#, and a dozen other books on web and object oriented programming. He is the president of Liberty Associates, Inc., where he provides contract programming, consulting and on-site training in ASP.NET, C#, C++ and related topics. He is a former Vice President of Citibank, and a former Distinguished Software Engineer and Software Architect for AT & T, Ziff Davis, Xerox, and PBS.

Table of Contents



Part I: Building Windows Applications

Chapter 1: Design and First Forms

Chapter 2: Data Access

Chapter 3: Cool Controls

Chapter 4: Custom Controls

Chapter 5: GDI+ and Drawing

Chapter 6: Mice and Fonts

Chapter 7: Legacy COM Controls

Part II: Building Web Applications

Chapter 8: Web Application, Design, and First Forms

Chapter 9: Validation Controls

Chapter 10: Master Pages and Navigation

Chapter 11: Web Data Access

Chapter 12: Personalization

Chapter 13: Custom Controls

Chapter 14: Web Services

Part III: Programming with Visual Basic 2005

Chapter 15: Visual Studio 2005

Chapter 16: Visual Basic 2005 Fundamentals

Chapter 17: Using Collections and Generics

Chapter 18: Object-Oriented Visual Basic 2005


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Are you a Visual Basic programmer? If you are, then this book is for you! Author Jesse Liberty, has done an outstanding job of writing a book that makes you productive immediately to create Windows and Web applications using Visual Basic and its associated tools. Liberty, begins by describing how to respond to events to build interactive applications. Then, the author shows you how to use drag-and-drop controls to create that connectivity, how to query with parameters, and how to build master/detail pages. He continues with a review of built-in browser controls. Next, the author discusses custom controls. Then he shows you how to use GDI+ and other techniques to draw dynamic applications. He also shows you how to detect mouse events and respond to them. Then, he shows you how to integrate legacy Com controls in a managed situation. The author continues by showing you how to create complex and sophisticated Windows applications. Next, he shows you the library of controls created for you to greatly simplify these tasks. Then, the author walks you through the controls that makes mastering pages and navigation a very easy task. He continues by showing you how to update the database and manage multiuser applications. Next, the author discusses personalization. Then, he shows you how to create web services and also how to create applications that use web services. He also takes you into some of the nooks and crannies of this tool. Next, the author provides a review of the visual basic language in detail. Then, he shows you how to use the new generic collections to create type-safe stacks, queues, and dictionaries. Finally, the author provides a slightly more formal overview of the visual basic language. The goal of this most excellent book is to make you immediately productive, creating Windows and Web applications using Visual Basic and its associated tools. Thus, by creating applications, you will learn Visual Basic as it has evolved for .NET!