Get ready to give your programming skills a boost by learning how to write robust applications in Visual Basic. This comprehensive resource not only takes you through the latest features of Visual Basic 2005 but also shows you how to apply this powerful language in the .NET Framework 3.0. Along the way, it provides you with sample code and best practices so you can quickly get started.
The expert author team will help you easily make the transition to the newest version of Visual Basic. You'll also examine full object orientation, new component techniques, and new visual tools for local and Internet interfaces. And you'll find out how to access databases and utilize other technologies such as XML. You'll then be able to create everything from traditional console and ASP.NET applications to XML Web Services.
What you will learn from this book
Strategies for building new application types using Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Debugging techniques so you can achieve optimal performance
Tips for creating applications and libraries based upon Windows Communication Foundation (WCF), Windows Workflow Foundation (WF), and Windows® CardSpace
How to work with namespaces, SQL Server, XML Web Services, and Windows Services
Ways to integrate security features from the .NET 3.0 Framework into your application
All about the Visual Studio 2005 IDE and advanced features of ASP.NET 3.0
Who this book is for
This book is for experienced Visual Basic developers who need to make the transition to the .NET 3.0 Framework.
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Professional VB 2005 with .NET 3.0
Bill Evjen, Billy Hollis, Bill Sheldon, Kent Sharkey, Tim McCarthy
Wiley / Wrox
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Billy Hollis is a nationally recognized expert on the Microsoft® .NET Framework. He is a Microsoft® Regional Director, Microsoft® Most Valuable Professional, and Microsoft® Software Legend. Billy has authored or coauthored eight books, including Professional VB.NET 2003. Bill operates .NET Masters, a company that develops custom applications, primarily for the healthcare industry. He is active in INETA and is a regular speaker at industry events such as TechEd and VSLive.