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101 microsoft visual basic .net applications
101 Microsoft Visual Basic .NET Applications
bySean Campbell, Scott Swigart, Bob Carveret al. ISBN:0735618917
Microsoft Press 2003 (561 pages)

This guide provides expert, behind-the-code commentary on 101 fully executable code samples—distilling more than 700 hours of programming time into best practices for Microsoft Windows Forms development.

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Table of Contents
101 Microsoft Visual Basic .NET Applications
About the Applications
Chapter 1 - Working with Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 and Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1
Chapter 2 - Working with the Microsoft Visual Basic .NET Language
Chapter 3 - Data Access
Chapter 4 - Building Windows Forms User Interfaces
Chapter 5 - Building Web Applications
Chapter 6 - Working with Console Applications
Chapter 7 - Interacting with the Operating System
Chapter 8 - Working with the .NET Framework
Chapter 9 - Advanced .NET Framework
Chapter 10 - GDI+
Chapter 11 - Building Enterprise Services Applications
Chapter 12 - COM Interop/PInvoke
Chapter 13 - Visual Studio .NET
Chapter 14 - Securing Applications
Chapter 15 - Coding Conventions
Chapter 16 - Windows Server 2003 for .NET Developers
Index
List of Figures
List of Tables
List of Sidebars


Explore 101 of the most useful Visual Basic .NET applications in action—and jumpstart your own Microsoft .NET Framework-based development projects. This guide provides expert, behind-the-code commentary on 101 fully executable code samples—distilling more than 700 hours of programming time into best practices for Microsoft Windows Forms development. Each code sample demonstrates core features and functions of Visual Basic .NET and the .NET Framework, explains the underlying programming concepts, and provides a complete code walkthrough. From creating basic data entry forms to drilling deep into the .NET Framework, you’ll learn the techniques that Microsoft’s own developers use to write real-world applications with Visual Basic .NET.

Get code, comments, and instruction to help you:

  • Build smart client applications using Windows Forms
  • Use Microsoft ADO.NET to build data-centric applications
  • Master advanced .NET-based techniques: threading, remoting, and serialization
  • Use GDI+ to manipulate images and animate your solutions
  • Use performance counters and the Event Log to monitor the OS and instrument your applications
  • Exploit COM+ features such as transactions and role-based security
  • Implement application security features such as encryption and authentication
  • Automate Microsoft Office and Microsoft Internet Explorer using COM Interop
  • Create and deploy add-ins for Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Enable application messaging via MSMQ
  • Create and consume Web services

Plus:

  • See how to use what’s new in Visual Studio .NET 2003 and .NET Framework 1.1
  • Learn how Microsoft Windows Server 2003 impacts application development and support
  • Get guidelines for applying the coding conventions described in the book

About the Authors

Sean Campbell, Scott Swigart, Bob Carver, Patrick Barnes, Jim Pragit, Oz Rugless, and Kris Horrocks are developers who work with 3 Leaf Solutions, a firm that provides training and consulting services on next-generation Microsoft technologies. They work closely with the Microsoft Product Groups, including developing best-practice reference applications to demonstrate how to use the technology to build real solutions, including the ones featured in this book.