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Professional VB.NET 2003

Bill Evjen, Billy Hollis, Rockford Lhotka, Tim McCarthy, Jonathan Pinnock, Rama Ramachandran, Bill Sheldon
ISBN: 978-0-7645-5992-1
Paperback
1056 pages
June 2004
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Microsoft® considers Visual Basic® .NET to be the language of choice for applications where developer productivity is a top priority. It offers you the ability to program against the .NET Framework, and the most recent version includes tools for programming today’s hot mobile applications. This code-laden reference covers VB.NET 2003 from start to finish.

THis book will help students discover how to apply object-oriented concepts in design and development to create effective business applications. Using this text, students will be able to access data using ADO.NET, integrate VB.NET with XML, create both Windows® applications and Web services, and much more. Finally, students will explore best practices for deploying .NET applications and understand the power of VB.NET in development that targets the Internet as easily as the desktop.

What students will learn from this book

  • How to create new namespaces and import and alias existing namespaces within projects
  • Error-handling methods using the Try...Catch...Finally structure
  • How to work with data binding and update the underlying data source in Windows applications
  • Methods for developing multithreaded applications
  • How .NET Remoting is used to exchange serialized objects between clients and servers
  • The differences between Mobile Web and .NET Compact Framework applications

Who this book is for

This book is for experienced developers who are making the transition to VB.NET or seeking a deeper understanding of the most common VB.NET programming tasks and concepts.

Wrox Professional guides are planned and written by working programmers to meet the real-world needs of programmers, developers, and IT professionals. Focused and relevant, they address the issues technology professionals face every day. They provide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in new technologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.

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