You can build rich, data-driven Windows applications and Webprograms without endless coding if you use the right tools. Thisexpert guide covers what you need to know to program with VisualBasic 2008, employ the latest Visual Studio 2008 tools, and operateefficiently within the .NET Framework.
In a clear, easy-to-follow style, the book moves from in-depthexplanations to practicalinstruction to real-world examples. You'llthoroughly explore basic coding in VB 2008and learn to buildinterfaces without coding by using Visual Studio 2008'sdrag-and-drop visual tools. You'll get up to speed on LanguageIntegrated Query (LINQ), the new component in .NET Framework 3.5,and you'll handle key tasks such as programming TreeView controls,encrypting data, and much more.
Enhance your skills in Visual Basic 2008 and the Visual Studio2008 environment with the new edition of this bestsellingguide.
Understanding custom classes, controls, and other aspects ofobject-oriented programming
Processing strings, characters, events, lists, and dates
Designing forms with menus, and creating applications withmultiple forms
Printing business reports with headers, footers, and pagenumbers
Exploring XML object serialization and XML Web services
Querying databases and presenting data to users
Programming basic objects of ADO.NET
Harnessing ASP.NET 3.5 and developing Web applications
Master the New Features in Visual Basic 2008, .NET Framework3.5, and Visual Studio 2008
Build a Custom, Practical Application from the Techniques inThis Book
Test, Debug, and Deploy a Variety of Applications in VisualStudio 2008
Explore the New Vista Interface and How It Affects VBProgramming
Reinforce Your Programming Skills with Numerous Real-WorldExamples