Starting Out With Visual Basic, 8th edition

  • Tony Gaddis
  • Kip Irvine


For courses in Visual Basic Programming

Visual Basic fundamentals 

Rich in concise, practical examples, Starting Out With Visual Basic covers the tools and features of Visual Basic, and when and how to use them. The authors introduce the fundamentals of Visual Basic in clear, easy-to-understand language, making it accessible to novice programming students. Students not only learn how to use the various controls, constructs, and features of Visual Basic, but also why and when to use them. The 8th Edition includes updates for compatibility with Visual Studio 2017.

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Table of contents

1. Introduction to Programming and Visual Basic

2. Creating Applications with Visual Basic

3. Variables and Calculations

4. Making Decisions

5. Lists and Loops

6. Procedures and Functions

7. Multiple Forms, Modules, and Menus

8. Arrays and More

9. Files, Printing, and Structure

10. Working with Databases

11. Developing Web Applications

12. Classes, Collections, and Inheritance

Appendix A. Advanced User Interface Controls and Techniques

Appendix B. Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)

Appendix C. Converting Mathematical Expressions to Programming Statements

Appendix D. Answers to Checkpoint

Published by Pearson (March 25th 2019) - Copyright © 2020