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Visual Basic 2005 with .NET 3.0 Programmer's Reference

ISBN: 978-0-470-13705-5
1200 pages
May 2007
Visual Basic 2005 with .NET 3.0 Programmer

Description

With this completely up-to-date tutorial and reference, you’ll quickly learn how to develop Visual Basic (VB) programs that leverage the latest features of Vista and .NET 3.0. You’ll get in-depth descriptions of the development environment, basic program syntax, and standard controls. Plus, you’ll explore the fundamental concepts in object-oriented programming with VB, discover how to take advantage of specific VB features, learn how to draw images, use GDI+ routines, and generate printed output.
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Table of Contents

About the Author.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

Part I: Getting Started.

Chapter 1: IDE.

Chapter 2: Controls in General.

Chapter 3: Program and Module Structure.

Chapter 4: Data Types, Variables, and Constants.

Chapter 5: Operators.

Chapter 6: Subroutines and Functions.

Chapter 7: Program Control Statements.

Chapter 8: Error Handling.

Chapter 9: Introduction to Windows Forms Controls.

Chapter 10: Forms.

Chapter 11: Database Controls and Objects.

Chapter 12: Custom Controls.

Chapter 13: Drag and Drop, and the Clipboard.

Chapter 14: UAC Security.

Part II: Object-Oriented Programming.

Chapter 15: OOP Concepts.

Chapter 16: Classes and Structures.

Chapter 17: Namespaces.

Chapter 18: Collection Classes.

Chapter 19: Generics.

Part III: Graphics.

Chapter 20: Drawing Basics.

Chapter 21: Brushes, Pens, and Paths.

Chapter 22: Text.

Chapter 23: Image Processing.

Chapter 24: Printing.

Chapter 25: Reporting.

Chapter 26: Windows Presentation Foundation.

Part IV: Interacting with the Environment.

Chapter 27: Configuration and Resources.

Chapter 28: Streams.

Chapter 29: File-System Objects.

Chapter 30: Windows Workflow Foundation.

Chapter 31: Windows Communication Foundation.

Chapter 32: Useful Namespaces.

Part V: Appendixes.

Appendix A: Useful Control Properties, Methods, and Events.

Appendix B: Variable Declarations and Data Types.

Appendix C: Operators.

Appendix D: Subroutine and Function Declarations.

Appendix E: Control Statements.

Appendix F: Error Handling.

Appendix G: Standard Controls and Components.

Appendix H: WPF Controls.

Appendix I: Visual Basic Power Packs.

Appendix J: Form Objects.

Appendix K: Classes and Structures.

Appendix L: Generics.

Appendix M: Graphics.

Appendix N: Useful Exception Classes.

Appendix O: Date and Time Format Specifiers.

Appendix P: Other Format Specifiers.

Appendix Q: The Application Class.

Appendix R: The My Namespace.

Appendix S: Streams.

Appendix T: File-System Classes.

Index.

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Author Information

Rod Stephens is a VB programming guru, with more than 15 programming books to his credit, inlcuding the original Wrox' Visual Basic 2005 Programmer's Reference.  He also writes frequently for such magazines as Visual Basic Developer, Visual Basic Programmer's Journal, and Dr. Dobb's Journal.
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