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Programming Microsoft® Windows® with Microsoft Visual Basic® .NET (Core Reference)
Author Charles Petzold
Pages 1344
Disk N/A
Level All Levels
Published 07/31/2002
ISBN 9780735617995
ISBN-10 0-7356-1799-6
Price(USD) $59.99
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Petzold’s popular C# book—now for anyone who develops with Microsoft Visual Basic .NET!

Charles Petzold, one of the world’s leading Windows development experts, has revised his popular PROGRAMMING MICROSOFT® WINDOWS® WITH C# book for developers who work in Microsoft Visual Basic® .NET! The best-selling author shows how to use Visual Basic .NET to get the most out of Windows Forms—the next-generation Windows programming class library. You’ll discover how to use the powerful, .NET-enabled version of Visual Basic to create dynamic user interfaces and graphical outputs for Windows applications. With dozens of examples of client applications to illustrate common techniques and plenty of no-nonsense advice on best programming practices, you’ll learn how to go far beyond the basics with Visual Basic .NET. Topics covered in this guide include: • A tour of Visual Basic .NET • Hello, Windows Forms • Essential structures • An exercise in text output • Lines, curves, and area fills • Tapping into the keyboard • Pages and transforms • Taming the mouse • Text and fonts • The timer and time • Images and bitmaps • Buttons, labels, and scrolls • Béziers and other splines • Menus • Paths, regions, and clipping • Dialog boxes • Brushes and pens • Edit, list, and spin controls • Font fun • Toolbars and status bars • Printing • Tree view and List view • Metafiles • Clip, drag, and drop Sample source code and examples available at the Companion Content link on this page!

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