Beginning Visual Basic 2012

Beginning Visual Basic 2012
  • Paperback: 744 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; 1st edition (September 19, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118311817
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118311813
eBook Description:

The ultimate beginner’s guide to programming in Visual Basic 2012

Visual Basic, used to write Windows applications and web apps with ASP.NET, is an essential language for beginning programmers. Using the time-tested WOW! eBook approach, this guide provides a step-by-step format that gets beginners up and running quickly and confidently. Essential topics covered include writing Windows applications, working with dialog boxes and menus, object oriented programming techniques, programming for graphics, using Visual Basic with ASP.NET for web apps, and dealing with data access and SQL Server.

  • Visual Basic is a popular first language for beginning programmers; this WOW! eBook beginner’s guide covers all aspects of the newest version
  • Uses a basic, step-by-step approach to help beginners learn quickly and easily
  • Covers essential topics including flow control, data structure, writing Windows applications, error handling and debugging, objects and object oriented techniques, and class libraries
  • Explains Windows Forms, graphics programming, accessing databases, web programming using Visual Basic with ASP.NET, data access, SQL Server, ADO.NET, and XML

Beginning Visual Basic 2012 is a must-have for programming newcomers who want to get a solid footing in one of the most important programming languages.

From the Back Cover

Dive into the exciting world of Visual Basic programming

Whether you want to create desktop programs, build web applications, or develop your own Windows 8 Apps, Visual Basic 2012 gets you there, and this book shows you how. With the help of step-by-step tasks and sample code, you’ll be programming your first Visual Basic applications in no time. You’ll gain a solid understanding of the language and progress to more advanced topics that take your skills to the next level. With your improved skill set, you’ll be amazed by the solutions you can create.

Beginning Visual Basic 2012:

  • Takes you through the basics of writing software and controlling the flow of the program
  • Describes how to work with data structures, use XAML, and build Windows® applications
  • Covers debugging and the use of structured error handling
  • Shows how to build class libraries, use strong names, and register assemblies
  • Discusses database programming with SQL Server® and ADO.NET
  • Explores the basic components of web applications and dives into building websites
  • Examines the new style for developing Windows 8 touch applications

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The ultimate beginner’s guide to programming in Visual Basic 2012

Visual Basic, used to write Windows applications and web apps with ASP.NET, is an essential language for beginning programmers. Using the time-tested WOW! eBook approach, this guide provides a step-by-step format that gets beginners up and running quickly and confidently. Essential topics covered include writing Windows applications, working with dialog boxes and menus, object oriented programming techniques, programming for graphics, using Visual Basic with ASP.NET for web apps, and dealing with data access and SQL Server.

Beginning Visual Basic 2012 is a must-have for programming newcomers who want to get a solid footing in one of the most important programming languages.

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