Advanced Visual Basic 2010, 5th Edition

Advanced Visual Basic 2010, 5th Edition
  • Paperback: 696 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; 5th edition (March 11, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0132316749
  • ISBN-13: 978-0132316743
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Advanced Visual Basic 2010, 5th Edition

In the Fifth Edition, Advanced Visual Basic 2010 helps those who are familiar with the fundamentals of Visual Basic 2010 programming harness its power for more advanced uses. Coverage of sophisticated tools and techniques used in the industry today include various database, ASP.NET, LINQ, WPF and Web Services topics. After studying the book and completing the programming exercises, students should be able to create small- to medium-sized Windows and Web applications that use databases. They will also gain essential concepts in object-oriented programming, event-driven programming, and test-driven development. Each subject is presented in an understandable style that makes this book a leader in the field.

In the Fifth Edition, Advanced Visual Basic 2010 helps those who are familiar with the fundamentals of Visual Basic 2010 programming harness its power for more advanced uses. Coverage of sophisticated tools and techniques used in the industry today include various database, ASP.NET, LINQ, WPF and Web Services topics. After studying the book and completing the programming exercises, students should be able to create small- to medium-sized Windows and Web applications that use databases. They will also gain essential concepts in object-oriented programming, event-driven programming, and test-driven development. Each subject is presented in an understandable style that makes this book a leader in the field.

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Advanced Visual Basic 2010, 5th Edition

In the Fifth Edition, Advanced Visual Basic 2010 helps those who are familiar with the fundamentals of Visual Basic 2010 programming harness its power for more advanced uses. Coverage of sophisticated tools and techniques used in the industry today include various database, ASP.NET, LINQ, WPF and Web Services topics. Each subject is presented in an understandable style that makes this book a leader in the field.

Features

  • Completely up-to-date with the release of Visual Basic® 2010.
  • A step-by-step learning method in which new ideas and concepts build on existing ones.
  • Tutorials in which students gain hands-on experience by working with the chapter topics.
  • Checkpoints (review questions) at the end of each section.
  • Tips that provide advice for solving programming problems.
  • Key Terms at the end of each chapter.
  • Review questions & exercises at the end of each chapter.
  • Programming challenges (programming projects) that reinforce the chapter material.
  • An author-supported support blog at http://irvinevb.blogspot.com/
  • The following materials are available to students and instructors through the publisher’s Web site http://pearsonhighered.com/irvine/:
    • For students:
      • Online VideoNotes, narrated by Kip Irvine, which explain concepts and examples from the chapters.
      • A PowerPoint slide presentation for each chapter
      • Example programs
      • Online list of corrections
    • For instructors:
      • Answers to Review Questions & Exercises
      • Solutions to Programming Challenges

New To This Edition

  • New sections on LINQ to Objects, LINQ to SQL, Unit Testing, Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), and Windows Communication Foundation (WCF).
  • Increased emphasis on object-oriented programming principles and software design.
  • The multi-tier application model (data, business objects, user interface) is a strong influence, as is programming with components.
  • An enhanced approach to designing, implementing, and testing well-constructed, maintainable, and extensible applications.
  • All example programs are written in Visual Studio 2010.
  • VideoNotes, narrated by Kip Irvine, are online tutorials which explain concepts and examples from the chapters. VideoNotes can be accessed at the publisher’s password-protected Web site http://pearsonhighered.com/irvine/.

Advanced Visual Basic 2010, 5th Edition

In the Fifth Edition, Advanced Visual Basic 2010 helps those who are familiar with the fundamentals of Visual Basic 2010 programming harness its power for more advanced uses. Coverage of sophisticated tools and techniques used in the industry today include various database, ASP.NET, LINQ, WPF and Web Services topics. After studying the book and completing the programming exercises, students should be able to create small- to medium-sized Windows and Web applications that use databases. They will also gain essential concepts in object-oriented programming, event-driven programming, and test-driven development. Each subject is presented in an understandable style that makes this book a leader in the field.

Author Bios

Kip Irvine holds a M.S. degree in Computer Science from University of Miami. He taught computer programming at Miami-Dade College for 17 years, and then at Florida International University for the last 10 years. He has written programming textbooks for WOW! eBook and Prentice-Hall, covering subjects such as Assembly Language, C++, Visual Basic, and COBOL. His books have been translated into Russian, Korean, Chinese, Polish, and French. He briefly worked as a software developer in the industry.

Tony Gaddis taught computer programming languages, operating systems, and physics at Haywood Community College in North Carolina. He was selected as the North Carolina Community College Teacher of the Year in 1994, and received the Teaching Excellence award from the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development in 1997. Tony has also provided training to companies and agencies, including NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. He is a best-selling author of numerous computer programming textbooks for WOW! eBook Publishing, covering topics such as Alice, Java, C++, C#, Visual Basic, and algorithms.

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