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Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft Visual Basic .NET 2003 in 21 Days, 2nd edition

  • Steven Holzner

Published by Sams Publishing (April 21st 2003) - Copyright © 2003

2nd edition

Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft Visual Basic .NET 2003 in 21 Days

ISBN-13: 9780672325311

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Learn how to use Visual Basic .NET to create power Web and Windows applications!

Table of contents

(NOTE: Each chapter concludes with a Summary, Q&A, and Workshop.)



Visual Basic .NET Essentials.
Day 1. Getting Started with Visual Basic .NET!

The History of Visual Basic. Putting Visual Basic to Work. Visual Basic .NET from a Programmers Perspective. The Visual Basic .NET Integrated Development Environment. Online Resources.
Day 2. Mastering the Visual Basic Language: Data, Operators, Conditionals, and Loops.

Visual Basic .NET Keywords. Visual Basic .NET Statements. Declaring Variables. What Data Types Are Supported? Working with Strings. Performing Data Conversions. Declaring Constants. Creating Enumerations. Declaring Arrays and Dynamic Arrays. Using Visual Basic Operators. Making Decisions with If Statements. Making Decisions with Select. Making Decisions with Switch and Choose. Using the For Loop. Using the For Each Loop. Using the While Loop. Using the Do Loop. Using the With Statement. Ending a Program in Code.
Day 3. Mastering the Visual Basic Language: Procedures, Error Handling, Classes, and Objects.

Sub Procedures. Creating Functions. Using Optional Arguments. Passing a Variable Number of Arguments. Preserving Data Between Procedure Calls. Understanding Scope. Handling Runtime Errors. Unstructured Exception Handling. Structured Exception Handling. Introducing Classes and Objects.
Part I. In Review.

Visual Basic .NET Essentials.


Creating Windows Applications in Visual Basic .NET.
Day 4. Creating Windows Forms.

Windows Forms in Overview. Creating a Windows Application. Windows Forms in Code. Handling Windows Forms in Code. Using the Built-in Message and Input Dialogs. Creating Applications with Multiple Forms. Creating MDI Applications. Creating Dialogs. Creating Owned Forms. Using Nonrectangular Forms. Creating Smart Device Applications. Handling Mouse Events. Handling Keyboard Events.
Day 5. Windows Forms: Working with Text Boxes, Buttons, Labels, Check Boxes, and Radio Buttons.

Overview of the Control Class. Using Text Boxes. Using Rich Text Boxes. Using Labels. Using Link Labels. Using Buttons. Using Check Boxes. Using Radio Buttons. Using Panels. Using Group Boxes.
Day 6. Windows Forms: Working with List Boxes, Combo Boxes, Picture Boxes, Scrollbars, Splitters, Tool Tips, and Timers.

Using List Boxes. Using Checked List Boxes. Using Combo Boxes. Using Picture Boxes. Using Scrollbars. Using Track Bars. Using Splitters. Using Notify Icons. Using Tool Tips. Using Timers.
Day 7. Windows Forms: Working with Menus, Built-in Dialogs, and Printing.

Using Menus. Using Context Menus. Using the Built-in Dialogs. Using Open File Dialogs. Using Save File Dialogs. Using Font Dialogs. Using Color Dialogs. Using Folder Browser Dialogs. Printing with the PrintDocument and PrintSettings Objects. Using Print Dialogs. Using Print Preview Dialogs. Using Page Setup Dialogs.
Day 8. Windows Forms: Working with Image Lists, Tree Views, List Views,

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