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Explore Visual Basic 2012 and .NET 4.5 with this updated resource
The new Visual Basic 2012 and its compatibility with .NET 4.5 require that programmers be familiar with all the latest subject matter. After a quick refresher of the basics, this must-have resource quickly dives into more advanced topics to examine the important topics, such as data access with ADO.NET, security, ASP.NET web programming with VB, Windows workflow, and threading. In-depth coverage looks at the new .NET features, including LINQ, WCF, XML, WPF, and more. Plus, you'll address exception handling and debugging, Visual Studio features, and deployment.
Professional Visual Basic 2012 and .NET 4.5 Programming:
- Details the elements of a .NET application and discusses how to create your own namespace
- Addresses implementing inheritance and creating an abstract base class
- Highlights advanced language concepts such as lambdas, iterators, and async keywords
- Reviews designer concepts and the Win8 client
- Discusses assemblies and reflection, parallel programming using tasks and threads, and deployment
- Looks at XAML syntax, using XAML to create a window, and creating a WinRT XAML application
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About the Author
Bill Sheldon, Visual Basic MVP for 8 years, is the Vice President of Information Technology for Rubio's Restaurants. He can be found at @NerdNotes.
Billy Hollis, MVP, is a developer and UX designer at Next Version Systems. He is also a well-known and prolific speaker and trainer.
Rob Windsor, MVP, is Lead SharePoint Consultant with Portal Solutions—a Microsoft Gold Partner.
David McCarter, MVP, is a principal software engineer/architect and editor-in-chief of dotNetTips.com.
Gaston C. Hillar, MVP, is tech leader and architect at Bootsoft Inc. He contributes to Dr. Dobbs and blogs for Intel Software Network.
Todd Herman is a senior software engineer at Apx Labs focused on developing a library to support the XMPP standard.