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In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, you will be up and running with Visual Basic 2008. Using a straightforward, step-by-step approach, each lesson builds upon a real-world foundation forged in both technology and business matters, allowing you to learn the essentials of Visual Basic 2008 from the ground up. Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common questions, issues, and tasks. The Q&A section, quizzes, and exercises help you build and test your knowledge.
By the Way notes present interesting pieces of information. Did You Know? tips offer advice or teach an easier way to do something. Watch Out! cautions advise you about potential problems and help you steer clear of disaster.
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DVD Includes: Microsoft Visual Basic 2008 Express Edition
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James Foxall is vice president of Tigerpaw Software, Inc. (www.tigerpawsoftware.com), a Bellevue, Nebraska, Microsoft Certified Partner specializing in commercial database applications. He manages the development, support, training, and education of Tigerpaw CRM+, an award-winning CRM product designed to automate contact management, marketing, service and repair, proposal generation, inventory control, and purchasing. At the start of 2008, the current release of Tigerpaw CRM+ had more than 16,000 licensed users. Foxall’s experience in creating certified Office-compatible software has made him an authority on application interface and behavior standards of applications for the Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office environments.
Foxall has been writing commercial production Visual Basic code for more than 14 years, in both single-programmer and multiple-programmer environments. He’s the author of numerous books, including Practical Standards for Microsoft Visual Basic and MCSD in a Nutshell: The Visual Basic Exams. He also has written articles for Access-Office-VBA Advisor and Visual Basic Programmer’s Journal. Foxall has a bachelor’s degree in management of information systems (MIS). He is a Microsoft Certified Solution Developer and an international speaker on Microsoft Visual Basic. When not programming or writing about programming, he enjoys spending time with his family, playing guitar, listening to amazing bands like Pink Floyd and OSI, and playing computer games. You can reach him at www.jamesfoxall.com/forums.
Well written and good examples. I found it a bit too verbose hence the 4 and not 5 starsPublished 13 months ago by Peter Minchin
Was shipped in a reasonable time. Was nice to be able to get a book i was wanting that no one around me would order or try an find one for me. Glad internet shopping is here.Published 22 months ago by Madalyn Schumacher
This is a great book if you have programming skills in other languages you can be writting VB code in a very short time.Published on November 4, 2013 by William L. Miller
Came on time, needed just before going back to college for my son.
Packaged well, book was brand new, and DVD unopened. Really
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Book provides a good intro to VB2k8. Easy to read and nice examples to build knowledge on. Look forward to reading more programming books by James Foxall. Read morePublished on December 30, 2012 by Ron M.
Very good and follows a logical format. Being new to programing I must say I understand the concepts a great deal better after this book.Published on November 25, 2012 by Craig McLeod
The first thing I was instructed to do was to type something in a Visual Basic project and then capitalize it. I was not told HOW to do this, so my efforts ended there. Read morePublished on March 1, 2012 by Miles Ray Hough
This book was just what I needed to get started using VS 2008. I am now understanding C# and VS. Thanks!Published on January 14, 2012 by Amazon Customer