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Start-to-Finish Visual Basic 2005: Learn Visual Basic 2005 as You Design and Develop a Complete Application
By Tim Patrick
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Publisher: Addison Wesley Professional
Pub Date: November 07, 2006
Print ISBN-10: 0-321-39800-9
Print ISBN-13: 978-0-321-39800-0
Pages: 888
 

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   Copyright
   Preface
   Acknowledgments
   About the Author
        Chapter 1.  Introducing .NET
      Before .NET
      Back to Introducing .NET
      The .NET Object
      The Parts of the .NET Framework
      From Source Code to EXE
      What About Visual Studio and Visual Basic?
      Visual Studio 2005
      Summary
      The Project
        Chapter 2.  Introducing Visual Basic
      The History of the Visual Basic Revolution
      Visual Basic from the Inside Out
      The Basics of Logic and Data
      Data Types and Variables
      Intermission
      Comments
      Option Statements
      Basic Operators
      Using Functions and Subroutines
      Conditions
      Loops
      Creating Your Own Procedures
      Other Flow Control Features
      Events and Event Handlers
      Namespaces
      The My Namespace
      Summary
      Project
        Chapter 3.  Introducing the Project
      The Library Project
      The Needs of the Users
      The Life of a Project
      Summary
      Project
        Chapter 4.  Designing the Database
      Relational Databases
      SQL Server 2005
      SQL: Structured Query Language
      Using Databases in Visual Basic
      Documenting the Database
      Summary
      Project
        Chapter 5.  .NET Assemblies
      What Is an Assembly?
      What's Inside of an Assembly?
      Assemblies and Applications
      The 'My' Namespace and Assemblies
      Directives and Assemblies
      Summary
      Project
        Chapter 6.  Data and Data Types
      The Nature of Computer Data
      Data in .NET
      Visual Basic Data Types
      Literals
      Constants
      Enumerations
      Variables
      Variable and Constant Naming Conventions
      Operators
      Static Variables
      Arrays
      Common Visual Basic Functions
      Summary
      Project
        Chapter 7.  Windows Forms
      Inside a Windows Application
      Windows in .NET
      Making Forms Useful
      Summary
      Project
        Chapter 8.  Classes and Inheritance
      Object-Oriented Programming Concepts
      OOP in Visual Basic and .NET
      Related Issues
      Summary
      Project
        Chapter 9.  Error Processing
      The Nature of Errors in Visual Basic
      Unstructured Error Handling
      Structured Error Handling
      Unhandled Errors
      Managing Errors
      Summary
      Project
      On Error Resume Next
        Chapter 10.  ADO.NET
      What Is ADO.NET?
      Overview of ADO.NET
      DataSets Versus No DataSets
      Connecting to SQL Server with Visual Studio
      Interacting with SQL Server in Code
      Database Transactions
      Summary
      Project
        Chapter 11.  Security
      Security Features in .NET
      Cryptography and Encryption
      Encryption in .NET
      Other Security Features
      Summary
      Project
        Chapter 12.  Operator Overloading
      What Is Operator Overloading?
      What Can You Overload?
      Other Operator Overloading Issues
      Summary
      Project
        Chapter 13.  XML
      What Is XML?
      The XML Rule
      XML Content
      Using XML in .NET with System.Xml
      Summary
      Project
        Chapter 14.  Application Settings
      A Short History of Settings
      Settings in Visual Basic 2005
      Summary
      Project
        Chapter 15.  Files and Directories
      Traditional Visual Basic File Management
      Manipulating Files Through Streams
      File Management with the My Namespace
      Summary
      Project
        Chapter 16.  Generics
      What Are Generics?
      Variations of Generic Declaration
      Generics and Collections
      Summary
      Project
        Chapter 17.  GDI+
      Overview of GDI+
      Selecting a Canvas
      Choosing Pens and Brushes
      Flowing Text from the Font
      Imagining Images
      Exposing Your True Artist
      Paths: Drawings on Macro-Vision
      Keeping It Regional
      Twisting and Turning with Transformations
      Enhancing Controls Through Owner Draw
      Enhancing Classes with Attributes
      Summary
      Project
        Chapter 18.  Localization and Globalization
      Defining Globalization and Localization
      Resource Files
      The My.Resources Object
      Localizing Forms within Visual Studio
      Adding Resources Outside of Visual Studio
      Manually Compiling Resources
      Other Localization Features
      Summary
      Project
        Chapter 19.  Printing
      Printing in Windows
      Printing in .NET
      Printing a Document
      Print Preview
      Counting and Numbering Pages
      Printing in "Raw" Mode
      Summary
      Project
        Chapter 20.  Reporting
      Report Options in .NET
      Using Reporting Controls in .NET
      Summary
      Project
        Chapter 21.  Licensing Your Application
      Software Licensing Options
      License Agreements
      Obfuscation
      The Library Licensing System
      Summary
      Project
        Chapter 22.  Web Development
      How the Internet Works
      Programming the Internet
      ASP.NET Features
      Trying Out ASP.NET
      More About Events
      State and View State
      Data Validation
      Database Integration
      XML Web Services
      Summary
      Project
        Chapter 23.  Adding Online Help
      Windows Online Help Options
      Designing HTML Help
      Accessing HTML Help
      Summary
      Project
        Chapter 24.  Deployment
      What's Involved in Deployment?
      Deployment Methods within Visual Studio
      Summary
      Project
        Chapter 25.  Project Complete
      The Library Project
      Visual Basic Flexibility
      The Programming Mindset
      Summary
        Appendix A.  Installing the Software
      Download the Software
      Install the Software
      Install Project Templates
      Install Code Snippets
      Barcode Support
        Appendix B.  Software License Agreement
      Terms of Use
   Index



Start-to-Finish Visual Basic 2005. Learn Visual Basic 2005 as You Design and Develop a Complete Application
Start-to-Finish Visual Basic 2005: Learn Visual Basic 2005 as You Design and Develop a Complete Application
ISBN: 0321398009
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2006
Pages: 247
Authors: Tim Patrick

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