The Complete Guide to Developing Applications with VB.NET
The introduction of VB.NET has sent many Visual Basic gurus back to the drawing board! VB.NET introduces a new set of standards, protocols, and syntax that previous users of Visual Basic will need to learn to regain their guru status and be positioned to create enterprise-critical applications. VB.NET Developer's Guide will help you master VB.NET!
1. Examine the New IDE
Explore the new functionality of the Integrated Development Environment (IDE).
2. Learn the .NET Framework
Learn about the .NET components such as base classes, system objects, assemblys, and Microsoft Intermediate Language (MSIL).
3. Install and Configure Visual Studio .NET
Learn the three phases for installing Visual Studio .NET.
4. Master the Common Language Runtime (CLR)
Develop 'managed code' that allows your code to take full advantage of the .NET Framework.
5. Learn Advanced VB.NET Programming Concepts
See what concepts are new to VB, including delegates, the System.IO class, and various namespaces.
6. Create Windows Forms
Create custom Windows components and use the Windows Forms Class Viewer and ActiveX Control Importer.
7. Use the ADO.NET Architecture and the XML Schema Definition Tool
Leverage XML within the .NET Framework and gain interoperability between disparate systems on different platforms.
8. Develop Web Applications
Use Internet Protocols to access Web Services.
9. The VB.NET Wallet CD
The CD comes with all the source code from the book, including complete applications for performing a simple draw command and for using C# classes.
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