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Visual Basic 2005 with .NET 3.0 Programmer's Reference

Visual Basic 2005 with .NET 3.0 Programmer's Reference

Rod Stephens

ISBN: 978-0-470-13705-5

May 2007

1200 pages

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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.
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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