Visual Basic 2005 Programmer's Reference 1st Edition

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ISBN-13: 978-0764571985
ISBN-10: 0764571982
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Visual Basic 2005 Programmer's Reference

Visual Basic 2005 adds new features to Visual Basic (VB) that make it a more powerful programming language than ever before. This combined tutorial and reference describes VB 2005 from scratch, while also offering in-depth content for more advanced developers. Whether you're looking to learn the latest features of VB 2005 or you want a refresher of easily forgotten details, this book is an ideal resource.

Well-known VB expert Rod Stephens features the basics of Visual Basic 2005 programming in the first half of the book. The second half serves as a reference that allows you to quickly locate information for specific language features. It's a comprehensive look at programming using the increased set of language options offered with the VB 2005 release, confirming that there has never been a better time to learn Visual Basic than now.

What you will learn from this book

  • The fundamental concepts of object-oriented programming with Visual Basic, including classes and structures, inheritance and interfaces, and generics
  • How an application can interact with its environment, save and load data in external sources, and use standard dialog controls
  • The syntax for declaring subroutines, functions, generics, classes, and other important language concepts

Who this book is for

This book is for programmers at all levels who are either looking to learn Visual Basic 2005 or have already mastered it and want some useful tips, tricks, and language details.

Wrox Programmer's References are designed to give the experienced developer straight facts on a new technology, without hype or unnecessary explanations. They deliver hard information with plenty of practical examples to help you apply new tools to your development projects today.

About the Author

Rod Stephens started out as a mathematician but, while studying at MIT, discovered the joys of programming and has been programming professionally ever since. During his career, he has worked on an eclectic assortment of applications in such fields as telephone switching, billing, repair dispatching, tax processing, wastewater treatment, and training for professional football players.
Rod has written 14 books that have been translated into half a dozen different languages, and more than 200 magazine articles covering Visual Basic, Visual Basic for Applications, Delphi, and Java. He is currently a columnist for Visual Basic Developer (www.pinnaclepublishing.com).
Rod’s popular VB Helper Web site (www.vb-helper.com) receives several million hits per month and contains thousands of pages of tips, tricks, and example code for Visual Basic programmers, as well as example code for this book.

Product details

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Wrox; 1st edition (October 21, 2005)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 1056 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0764571982
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0764571985
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 3.21 pounds
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 7.4 x 2.15 x 9.3 inches
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