Applied Microsoft® .NET Framework Programming in Microsoft® Visual Basic® .NET

Applied Microsoft® .NET Framework Programming in Microsoft® Visual Basic® .NET
Published:June 12, 2002Language:English
Author:Jeffrey Richter & Francesco Balena (Wintellect)Technology:Microsoft Visual Basic
Length:656 PagesISBN 13:9780735617872

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About The BookGet the expert guidance you need to succeed in .NET Framework development with Visual Basic® .NET!

The Microsoft® .NET Framework provides powerful technologies such as ASP.NET Web Forms, XML Web services, and Windows® Forms to simplify developing applications and components that work seamlessly on the Internet. This book shows how to make the most of the .NET Framework’s common language runtime (CLR). Written by two highly respected developer/writers and intended for anyone who understands OOP concepts such as data abstraction, inheritance, and polymorphism, this book clearly explains the extensible type system of the CLR, examines how the CLR manages the behavior of types, and explores how an application manipulates types. While focusing on Visual Basic® .NET, its in-depth explanations and concepts apply equally to all programming languages that target the .NET Framework. Topics covered include:
  • The .NET Framework architecture
  • Building, packaging, deploying, and administering applications and their types
  • Building and deploying shared assemblies
  • Type fundamentals
  • Primitive, reference, and value types
  • Operations common to all objects
  • Type members and accessibility
  • Constants, fields, methods, properties, and events
  • Working with text
  • Enumerated types and bit flags
  • Array types
  • Interfaces
  • Custom attributes
  • Delegates
  • Error handling with exceptions
  • Automatic memory management
  • AppDomains and reflection
  • About Jeffrey Richter & Francesco Balena (Wintellect)Jeffrey Richter is a cofounder of Wintellect, a training, debugging, and consulting firm dedicated to helping companies build better software, faster. He is the author of Applied Microsoft .NET Framework Programming (Microsoft Press, 2002) and several Windows programming books. Jeffrey is also a contributing editor to MSDN® Magazine, for which he authors the .NET column. He has been consulting with Microsoft's .NET Framework team since October 1999.


    Francesco Balena is an author and a contributing editor for VB Programmer’s Journal, editor-in-chief of VB Journal (Italy), and a frequent speaker at conferences on Visual Basic and Windows. He has been developing with Visual Basic since version 1, and he wrote the very popular previous version of this book, Programming Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (Microsoft Press, 1999). Francesco works as a trainer and consultant for Wintellect taking care of Visual Basic 6 and Visual Basic .NET training courses and seminars. He is also the founder of, a popular site for Visual Basic developers, and he is the editor of the News-2-the-Max weekly newsletter, which gathered over 25,000 subscribers in just five months.

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