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Beginning VB.NET, 2nd edition (Please refer to 0764543849 after June 2003)

by: Thearon Willis, Matthew Reynolds, Richard Blair, Jonathan Crossland

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Publisher: WROX PRESS,August 2002

Category: VB.NET Level: B/I/A

ISBN: 1861007612
ISBN13: 9781861007612

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Does your copy have pages missing?

We have discovered that some copies of Beginning VB.NET 2nd Edition suffered a mishap at the printers and as a result are missing pages 235 to 268, which form part of Chapter 6.

If you have one of these copies then please return it to the book store, who will replace it with an untarnished copy. In the meantime, you can email support@wrox.com requesting a .pdf of 7612: Beginning VB.NET 2nd Edition, chapter 6.


  We are very sorry for this problem. We are currently tracking down the cause, and doing everything we can to stop more faulty copies from being sold.


  Book overview

Visual Basic .NET is the latest version of the most widely used programming language in the world, popular with professional developers and complete beginners alike. This book will teach you Visual Basic .NET from first principles. You'll quickly and easily learn how to write Visual Basic .NET code and create attractive windows and forms for the users of your applications. To get you started on the road to professional development, you'll also learn about object-oriented programming, creating your own controls, working with databases, creating menus, and working with graphics.


  This second edition has been thoroughly tested on the full release version of .NET. The book is written in the proven Wrox beginning style with clear explanations and plenty of code samples. Every new concept is explained thoroughly with Try It Out examples and there are end-of-chapter questions to test yourself.


  This book covers:


      Installing Visual Basic .NET


  How to write Visual Basic .NET code


  What the .NET Framework is and why it's important


  Controlling the flow through your application with loops and branching structures


  Creating useful windows and screens


  Creating your own menus


  A complete introduction to object-oriented programming


  Working with graphics


  Creating your own controls


  Accessing databases with ADO.NET


  Creating applications for the Web


      Who is this book for?

This book is aimed at readers who wish to learn to program using Visual Basic .NET. It assumes you have no prior experience of programming, but moves at a fast enough pace to be interesting if you have programmed in another language.

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  Beginning Visual Basic .NET Databases

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  The basic principles of relational database design

Microsoft SQL Server Desktop Engine

Querying the database with the T-SQL language

Visual Studio .NET and the Server Explorer

ADO.NET and the DataSet

Data binding, updating the database, and conflict resolution

XML's role in ADO.NET

Accessing data with ASP.NET and Web Services

Beginning ASP.NET Databases using VB.NET

Packed with clear explanations and hands-on examples, Beginning ASP.NET Databases contains everything you'll need on your journey to becoming a confident, successful programmer of data-driven web sites.


  Beginning .NET Web Services with VB.NET

This book is designed for programmers who are competent in the VB.NET language, but still finding their feet in the wider .NET Framework, taking the reader from the very basics right to the complexities of deploying web services in the real world. We demonstrate the time-saving features provided by Visual Studio .NET, but we also show how to build all examples from the command line, so you don't need expensive software to make the most of this book.