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