Microsoft® Visual Basic® 2005 Step by Step

Microsoft® Visual Basic® 2005 Step by Step
Published:October 05, 2005Language:English
Author:Michael HalvorsonTechnology:Microsoft Visual Studio 2005
Length:560 PagesISBN 13:9780735621312

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$ 39.99
About The BookYour hands-on, step-by-step guide to learning the next generation of Visual Basic.

Whether you are new to programming or to Visual Basic 2005, this tutorial gives you practical guidance to build your programming knowledge. Use the real-world exercises to teach yourself the essentials of Visual Basic—and begin creating applications for Microsoft Windows and the Web.

Discover how to:

  • Work in the Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 development environment

  • Use Toolbox controls to create compelling user interfaces complete with digital photos, menus, toolbars, check boxes, and more

  • Add artwork, animation, and special effects to an application

  • Use inheritance and other new object-oriented programming capabilities

  • Detect, track, and repair bugs in your code

  • Store program data using variables, modules, arrays, and collections

  • Add sophisticated functions to your applications with Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 classes and methods

  • Manage code flow with decision structures, loops, timers, and procedures

  • Program interactive Web applications with Microsoft ASP.NET 2.0

  • Create datacentric applications using Microsoft ADO.NET

  • Write custom code for printers and configure dialog boxes for printing

  • Migrate Visual Basic 6.0 code to Visual Basic 2005


  • CD includes all practice exercises.
    About Michael HalvorsonMichael Halvorson is the author or coauthor of over 30 books, including Microsoft Visual Basic .NET Step by Step, Microsoft Office XP Inside Out, Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 Professional Step By Step, and Learn Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 Now. In addition, Michael is an assistant professor at Pacific Lutheran University.
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