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Mastering Microsoft Visual Basic 2010

Mastering Microsoft Visual Basic 2010

Evangelos Petroutsos

ISBN: 978-0-470-64082-1

Dec 2010

1056 pages

$38.99

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Description

The new edition of the ultimate comprehensive guide to Microsoft Visual Basic

Where most VB books start with beginner level topics, Mastering Visual Basic 2010 vaults you right into intermediate and advanced coverage. From the core of the language and user interface design to developing data-driven applications, this detailed book brings you thoroughly up to speed and features numerous example programs you can use to start building your own apps right away.

  • Covers Visual Basic 2010, part of Microsoft's Visual Studio integrated development environment (IDE), which includes C#, C++, Visual Web Developer, and ASP.NET, along with Visual Basic
  • Explains topics in the thorough, step-by-step style of all books in the Mastering series, providing you ample instruction, tips, and techniques
  • Helps you build your own applications by supplying sample code you can use to start development
  • Includes review exercises in each chapter to reinforce concepts as you learn

All the books in the Sybex Mastering series feature comprehensive and expert coverage of topics you can put to immediate use.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Introduction xxv

Part 1 • Visual Basic: The Language 1

Chapter 1 • Getting Started with Visual Basic 2010 3

Chapter 2 • Handling Data 37

Chapter 3 • Visual Basic Programming Essentials 85

Part 2 • Developing Windows Applications 127

Chapter 4 • GUI Design and Event-Driven Programming 129

Chapter 5 • Basic Windows Controls 161

Chapter 6 • Working with Forms 203

Chapter 7 • More Windows Controls 253

Part 3 • Working with Custom Classes and Controls 303

Chapter 8 • Working with Objects 305

Chapter 9 • Building Custom Windows Controls 355

Chapter 10 • Applied Object-Oriented Programming 387

Part 4 • Working with the .NET Framework 431

Chapter 11 • The Framework at Large 433

Chapter 12 • Storing Data in Collections 493

Chapter 13 • XML in Modern Programming 529

Chapter 14 • An Introduction to LINQ 577

Part 5 • Developing Data-Driven Applications 629

Chapter 15 • Programming with ADO.NET 631

Chapter 16 • Developing Data-Driven Applications 687

Chapter 17 • Using the Entity Data Model 725

Chapter 18 • Building Data-Bound Applications 769

Part 6 • Developing for the Web 813

Chapter 19 • Accessing the Web 815

Chapter 20 • Building Web Applications 845

Chapter 21 • Building and Using Web Services 893

Appendix • The Bottom Line 941

Index 987

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IntroductionxxixText correction: ISBN misidentified in Introduction
At the bottom of the page, under Downloading this Book's Code, the ISBN of the previous edition is given. The correct ISBN of the 2010 version is 9780470532874.
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