Get the expert insights, practical code samples, and best practices you need to advance your expertise with Visual Basic .NET 2003. Now updated for Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1, Visual Studio .NET 2003, and Windows Server 2003, this popular reference delves even deeper into Visual Basic .NET capabilities—and accelerates your productivity with new features and techniques—for faster, more reliable code. From fully exploiting the language’s advanced object-oriented capabilities to reusing legacy Visual Basic code, this exhaustive reference delivers the professional, pragmatic guidance you need to produce rich solutions for Microsoft Windows and the Web.
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Manipulate .NET Framework classes using serialization, threading, and reflection * Create components to better manage large programs and solve versioning issues
Work with GDI+, custom Windows Forms controls, and Windows services
Develop database applications using Microsoft ADO.NET and XML data
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NEW—Know how and when to use .NET Remoting and Component Services
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NEW—Write, debug, and create security settings for Windows Forms applications you deploy over HTTP
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Programming Microsoft® Visual Basic® .NET Version 2003, 2nd Edition
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Francesco Balena is a well-known and highly regarded developer and author. He has written numerous Microsoft Press® books, including the widely acclaimed Programming Microsoft Visual Basic® titles, and edits a popular Web site on .NET programming. Francesco is a cofounder of Code Architects srl, an Italian software company that specializes in using Microsoft technologies to create enterprise-level solutions and programming tools. In addition, he is a regional director for MSDN® Italy, and a frequent speaker at developer conferences.