From the Back Cover
The authoritative DEITEL LIVE-CODE introduction to Windows®, .NET, Internet and World Wide Web programming in Visual Basic® .NET
This exciting new Second Edition of the Deitels' best-selling Visual Basic textbook carefully explains how to use Visual Basic .NETa premier language in Microsoft's new .NET initiativeas a general-purpose programming language and how to program multi-tier, client/server, database-intensive, Internet- and Web-based .NET applications.
Dr. Harvey M. Deitel and Paul J. Deitel are the founders of Deitel & Associates, Inc., the internationally-recognized corporate-training and content-creation organization specializing in Visual Basic® .NET, C#, Visual C++® .NET, Java, C++, C, XML, Python, Perl; Internet, Web, wireless, e-business and object technologies. The Deitels are the authors of several worldwide #1 programming-language textbooks, including Java How to Program, 4/e, C++ How to Program, 3/e and Internet & World Wide Web How to Program, 2/e.
In Visual Basic .NET How to Program, 2/e, the Deitels and their colleague, Tem. R. Nieto, discuss topics you need to build complete .NET, Web-based applications, including:
- .NET Introduction/IDE/Debugger
- Control Structures/Procedures/Arrays
- Classes/Data Abstraction/Strings
- Data Structures/Collections/Unicode®
- GUI/Forms/Controls/Visual Inheritance
- Web Services/ASP.NET/Web Forms
- VoiceXML/Regular Expressions
- Session Tracking/Cookies/Accessibility
- HTML 4/XHTML/COM Integration
Visual Basic .NET How to Program, 2/e includes extensive pedagogic features:
- Hundreds of LIVE-CODE programs with screen captures that show exact outputs
- Extensive World Wide Web and Internet resources to encourage further research
- Hundreds of tips, recommended practices and cautionsall marked with icons
Visual Basic .NET How to Program, 2/e is the centerpiece of a complete family of resources for teaching and learning Visual Basic .NET, including several Web sites (www.deitel.com and www.prenhall.com/deitel) with the book's source-code examples (which are also on the enclosed CD) and other information for faculty, students and professionals; an optional interactive CD (Visual Basic .NET Multimedia Cyber Classroom, 2/e) containing hyperlinks, solutions to half the book's exercises and audio walkthroughs of the book's code examples; and e-mail access to the authors at:
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About the Author
Dr. Harvey Deitel is one of the world's leading computer science instructors and seminar presenters, and author of more than a dozen books. He worked on the pioneering operating system teams in industry and academia that developed many of the techniques at the heart of operating systems like UNIX®, Windows NT™ and OS/2™.Paul Deitel
has taught Visual Basic, Java, C and C++ at numerous hardware and software companies, including Sun Microsystems, Digital Equipment Corporation, IBM, Open Environment Corporation, Adra Systems, and Cambridge Technology Partners, and is himself an expert developer.
The Deitels are principals of Deitel & Associates, Inc., an international training organization specializing in Visual Basic, Java, C and C++, and object technologies.