Topic: Visual Basic

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Mastering Microsoft Visual Basic 2008

Evangelos Petroutsos
ISBN: 978-0-470-18742-5
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1152 pages
March 2008
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Introduction xxix

Chapter 1 • Getting Started with Visual Basic 2008 1

Chapter 2 • Variables and Data Types 35

Chapter 3 • Programming Fundamentals 85

Chapter 4 • GUI Design and Event-Driven Programming 123

Chapter 5 • The Vista Interface 151

Chapter 6 • Basic Windows Controls 173

Chapter 7 • Working with Forms 217

Chapter 8 • More Windows Controls 267

Chapter 9 • The TreeView and ListView Controls 305

Chapter 10 • Building Custom Classes 349

Chapter 11 • Working with Objects 395

Chapter 12 • Building Custom Windows Controls 429

Chapter 13 • Handling Strings, Characters, and Dates 461

Chapter 14 • Storing Data in Collections 499

Chapter 15 • Accessing Folders and Files 541

Chapter 16 • Serialization and XML 591

Chapter 17 • Querying Collections and XML with LINQ 621

Chapter 18 • Drawing and Painting with Visual Basic 2008 649

Chapter 19 • Manipulating Images and Bitmaps 693

Chapter 20 • Printing with Visual Basic 2008 717

Chapter 21 • Basic Concepts of Relational Databases 753

Chapter 22 • Programming with ADO.NET 805

Chapter 23 • Building Data-Bound Applications 845

Chapter 24 • Advanced DataSet Operations 885

Chapter 25 • Building Web Applications 901

Chapter 26 • ASP.NET 3.5 937

Chapter 27 • ASP.NET Web Services 981

Appendix A • ’’The Bottom Line’’  997

Appendix B • ’’Debugging and Error Handling’’ 1045

Index 1075