| About The BookYour first look at building rich interactive applications using Silverlight. |
Teach yourself the fundamentals of working with Visual Basic 2008—one step at a time. With STEP BY STEP, you work at your own pace through hands-on, learn-by-doing exercises. Whether you’re a beginning programmer or new to this specific language, you’ll understand the core capabilities and fundamental techniques for Visual Basic 2008—and rapidly build robust, elegant applications. Each chapter puts you to work, showing you how, when, and why to use the latest features of Visual Basic—guiding you each step of the way as you create actual components and working applications for Windows. You’ll also explore data management and Web-based development topics. PLUS—get practice files with sample code and data sets on the companion CD.