By harnessing the power of Visual Basic 2005, you can createinnovative solutions for a host of programming challenges. Theseinclude dynamic applications for use over the Internet as well asmobile applications for Pocket PCs and SmartPhones. Filled withcode examples and thorough explanations, this book will help youquickly get up to speed with the language so you can begin writingyour own customized programs.
You'll first discover the various aspects of Visual Basic 2005as well as its foundation in Microsoft's .NET Framework. You'llthen develop your programming skills as you progress throughvarious exercises that show you how to build rich and professionallooking applications. Along the way, you'll also learn aboutobject-oriented programming, creating custom controls, working withdatabases, and much more. All of this will get you started on theroad to professional development.
What you will learn from this book
All about the fundamentals of the Visual Basic language
How to write Windows®, Web, and mobile applications usingVisual Basic 2005
Tips for utilizing the latest tools and features of VisualBasic 2005, including IDE enhancements, temporary projects, anddebugging inspections
Ways to effectively build and deploy your applications formaximum results
Techniques for taking advantage of object-oriented principlesand the .NET Framework
Steps for building class libraries, Web Services, and .NETremoting
Who this book is for
This book is for anyone who is new to development and wants tolearn how to program applications using Visual Basic 2005.
Wrox Beginning guides are crafted to make learningprogramming languages and technologies easier than you think,providing a structured, tutorial format that will guide you throughall the techniques involved.