Visual Basic .NET and the .NET framework are radical changes in the evolution of Microsoft Windows and web-based application development. This book should help with teaching this version of Visual Basic with confidence and should allow your students to learn this new version with ease. Featuring a streamlined design, the book includes a greater emphasis on programming and coding, troubleshooting tips, and an updated and expanded introductory chapter so students are sure to start with the basics.
Table of Contents
1. An Introduction to Visual Basic .NET and Program Design 2. The Visual Basic .NET Integrated Development Environment 3. Building an Application in the Visual Basic .NET Environment 4. Working with Variables, Constants, Data Types, and Expressions 5. Decision Making 6. Repetition and Multiple Forms 7. Using Menus, Common Dialogs, Procedures, Functions, and Arrays 8. Debugging, Creating Executable Files, and Distributing a Windows Application 9. Designing, Creating, and Using a Class 10. Accessing Databases with ADO.NET, Handling Exceptions, and Printing 11. Creating Web Applications and Writing Data to a Database 12. Creating Console Applications, Understanding XML, and Creating Web Services Appendices A: Flowcharting, Pseudocode, and the Unified Modeling Language (UML) B: Changing Screen Resolution and IDE Layout C: Visual Basic .NET Common Control Summary D: General Forms of Common Visual Basic .NET Statements E: The .NET Framework Class Library Overview F: ASCII Character Codes