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Expert One-on-One Visual Basic 2005 Design and Development

ISBN: 978-0-470-05341-6
620 pages
February 2007
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Get ready to take your applications to the next level by harnessing all of Visual Basic 2005’s tools for programming, debugging, and refactoring code. In this hands-on book, you’ll get proven techniques for developing even the most complex Visual Basic applications. Expert tips on modeling, user interface design, and testing will help you master the advanced features of this language. You’ll learn how to make writing code more effective so that you can quickly develop and maintain your own amazingly powerful applications.
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Table of Contents



Part I: Design.

Chapter 1: Language Selection.

Chapter 2: Lifecycle Methodologies.

Chapter 3: Agile Methodologies.

Chapter 4: Object-Oriented Design.

Chapter 5: User-Interface Design.

Chapter 6: Data Storage Design.

Chapter 7: Design Patterns.

Part II: Meta-Development.

Chapter 8: Snippets, Macros, and Add-ins.

Chapter 9: Scripting.

Chapter 10: Custom Controls and Components.

Chapter 11: Property Support.

Chapter 12: Attributes and XML Comments.

Part III: Development.

Chapter 13: Documentation.

Chapter 14: Development Philosophy.

Chapter 15: Coding Standards.

Chapter 16: Bug Proofing.

Chapter 17: Testing.

Chapter 18: Deployment.

Part IV: Specific Techniques.

Chapter 19: Splash Screens.

Chapter 20: Printing.

Chapter 21: Threading.

Chapter 22: Reflection.

Chapter 23: Memory Management.


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Author Information

Rod Stephens started out as a mathematician but, while studying at MIT, discovered the joys of programming, and has been programming professionally ever since. During his career, he has worked on an eclectic assortment of applications in such fields as telephone switching, billing, repair dispatching, tax processing, wastewater treatment, and training for professional football players.
Stephens has written 15 books that have been translated into half a dozen different languages, and more than 200 magazine articles covering Visual Basic, Visual Basic for Applications, Delphi, and Java. He writes three weekly newsletters (www.vb-helper.com/newsletter.html) that contain quick tips, tricks, and examples for Visual Basic developers.
His popular VB Helper Web site (www.vb-helper.com) receives several million hits per month, and contains thousands of pages of tips, tricks, and example code for Visual Basic programmers, as well as example code for this book.
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