| 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.