From the Back Cover
This guide covers all the necessities, ditching jargon and getting right to the substance of how to:
Implement object-oriented programming with classes, interfaces, and inheritance
Design well-behaved multithreaded applications
Work with XML, file streams, and ADO.NET, the .NET toolkit for relational databases
Build code-driven web pages and rich Windows applications
Deploy your applications with snazzy setup programs
Conversational in tone and eminently readable, this book tackles VB 2005s hot new features and explains how to work with .NET, but it doesnt water the information down for beginners. After a brief overview of changes from VB 6, youll get real-world examples in each chapter that will get you up to speed and ready to perform in the VB 2005 environment. Helpful code examples, references to additional online material, and tips on planning, design, and architecture round out The Book of Visual Basic 2005.
Professional developers who need to master VB 2005 will want this book by their side.
About the Author
Matthew MacDonald is a developer, author, and educator in all things Visual Basic and .NET. He's worked with Visual Basic and ASP since their initial versions, and written over a dozen books on the subject, including The Book of VB .NET (No Starch Press) and Visual Basic 2005: A Developer's Notebook (O'Reilly).