ISBN 9788126515967,Visual Basic 2008: Programmer's Reference

Visual Basic 2008: Programmer's Reference


Rod Stephens



Wiley India Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2008

ISBN 9788126515967

ISBN-10 8126515961


Number of Pages 1248 Pages
Language (English)

Computer programming

Visual Basic 2008 Programmer's Reference is a language tutorial and a reference guide that provides basic material suitable for beginners and also includes in-depth content for more advanced developers. The second part of the book is a reference that quickly allows programmers to locate information for specific language features and quickly review the details of important programming, objects, properties, methods, and events. Table of contents : Acknowledgments Introduction Part I IDE Introduction to the IDE Menus, Toolbars, and Windows Customization Windows Form Designer WPF Designer Visual Basic Code Editor Debugging Part II Getting Started Selecting Windows Forms Controls Using Windows Forms Controls Windows Forms Selecting WPF Controls Using WPF Controls WPF Windows Program and Module Structure Data Types, Variables, and Constants Operators Subroutines and Functions Program Control Statements Error Handling Database Controls and Objects LINQ Custom Controls Drag and Drop, and the Clipboard UAC Security Part III Object-Oriented Programming OOP Concepts Classes and Structures Namespaces Collection Classes Generics Part IV Graphics Drawing Basics Brushes, Pens, and Paths Text Image Processing Printing Reporting Part V Interacting with the Environment Configuration and Resources Streams File-System Objects Windows Communication Foundation Useful Namespaces Part VI Appendices Useful Control Properties, Methods, and Events Variable Declarations and Data Types Operators Subroutine and Function Declarations Control Statements Error Handling Windows Forms Controls and Components WPF Controls Visual Basic Power Packs Form Objects Classes and Structures LINQ Generics Graphics Useful Exception Classes Date and Time Format Specifiers Other Format Specifiers The Application Class The My Namespace Streams File-System Classes Index of Examples Market Description : Beginning through intermediate-level Visual Basic programmers About Author : Rod Stephens is a VB programming guru, with more than 15 programming books to his credit, including Wrox Visual Basic 2005 Programmer's Reference. He also writes frequently for various magazines such as Visual Basic Developer, Visual Basic Programmer's Journal, and Dr. Dobb's Journal. Rod's VB Helper Website ( receives several million hits per month and provides thousands of pages of tips, tricks, and code examples for VB programmers.