Microsoft Visual Basic .Net Step by Step--Version 2003
Get on the fast track to professional application development with Visual Basic .NET 2003. This practical, hands-on tutorial expertly guides you ... Show synopsis Get on the fast track to professional application development with Visual Basic .NET 2003. This practical, hands-on tutorial expertly guides you through the fundamentals--using step-by-step exercises, code samples, optimization tips, and real-world advice to accelerate your productivity. Work at your own pace, learning core programming skills by selecting just the chapters and lessons you need. Upgrade your Visual Basic 6 applications quickly with the help of "Upgrade Notes" sidebars, a special upgrading index, and insights into the enhanced Visual Basic .NET Upgrade Wizard. It's everything you need to start creating .NET-connected software now! Discover how to: Create a compelling user interface with Toolbox controls, menus, and dialog boxes Use methods in the .NET Framework 1.1 class libraries Utilize the new debugging tools and structured error handlers to build robust code Manage data in your programs using collections, arrays, and string processing techniques Automate Microsoft Office applications and manage processes Manage Windows(R) Forms and create graphics and animation effects Use inheritance and other new object-oriented programming capabilities Write custom code for printers and dialog boxes for printing Manage Access databases and create custom database applications with Microsoft ADO.NET Display HTML documents using Microsoft Internet Explorer Use Web Forms to build Internet interfaces Deploy Visual Basic .NET applications Port Visual Basic 6 programs to Visual Basic .NET CD features: Code examples in Visual Basic .NET 2003 All the book's practice files Fully searchable eBook A Note Regarding the CD or DVD The print version of this book ships with a CD or DVD. For those customers purchasing one of the digital formats in which this book is available, we are pleased to offer the CD/DVD content as a free download via O'Reilly Media's Digital Distribution services. To download this content, please visit O'Reilly's web site, search for the title of this book to find its catalog page, and click on the link below the cover image (Examples, Companion Content, or Practice Files). Note that while we provide as much of the media content as we are able via free download, we are sometimes limited by licensing restrictions. Please direct any questions or concerns to firstname.lastname@example.org.