Visual Basic 2005 adds new features to Visual Basic (VB) thatmake it a more powerful programming language than ever before. Thiscombined tutorial and reference describes VB 2005 from scratch,while also offering in-depth content for more advanced developers.Whether you're looking to learn the latest features of VB 2005 oryou want a refresher of easily forgotten details, this book is anideal resource.
Well-known VB expert Rod Stephens features the basics of VisualBasic 2005 programming in the first half of the book. The secondhalf serves as a reference that allows you to quickly locateinformation for specific language features. It's a comprehensivelook at programming using the increased set of language optionsoffered with the VB 2005 release, confirming that there has neverbeen a better time to learn Visual Basic than now.
What you will learn from this book
The fundamental concepts of object-oriented programming withVisual Basic, including classes and structures, inheritance andinterfaces, and generics
How an application can interact with its environment, save andload data in external sources, and use standard dialogcontrols
The syntax for declaring subroutines, functions, generics,classes, and other important language concepts
Who this book is for
This book is for programmers at all levels who are eitherlooking to learn Visual Basic 2005 or have already mastered it andwant some useful tips, tricks, and language details.
Wrox Programmer's References are designed to give theexperienced developer straight facts on a new technology, withouthype or unnecessary explanations. They deliver hard informationwith plenty of practical examples to help you apply new tools toyour development projects today.