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Microsoft Visual Studio 2008: Essentials - Featuring Windows Forms

Video Description

These self-guided lessons from Total Training help you increase your knowledge and understanding of Visual Studio. Whether you are looking to stay competitive or just keep up to date on the latest Microsoft technology, Microsoft expert Asli Bilgin shows you just how it's done. With lessons on the basics of Visual Studio, to more advanced techniques on setting up Windows Forms, this series is just what you need to learn all about Visual Studio fast!

Table of Contents

  1. CHAPTER 1: VISUAL STUDIO 2008 & THE .NET FRAMEWORK 3.5
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:37
    2. Multi-Targeting with Various Versions of the .NET Framework 00:03:53
    3. Enhancements in the .NET Framework 3.5 00:02:50
    4. Choosing a Language 00:00:56
    5. Understanding the Evolution of the .NET Framework 00:07:07
    6. Setup Instructions & System Requirements 00:03:59
    7. Choosing the Appropriate Architecture & Solution Template 00:05:14
    8. Software Plus Services Applications 00:05:45
    9. Reviewing Desktop Applications 00:03:12
    10. Other Project Templates 00:04:04
  2. CHAPTER 2: WORKING WITH THE IDE TOOLS
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:24
    2. The Server Explorer 00:06:25
    3. Creating a Connection 00:04:12
    4. The Solution Explorer 00:10:37
    5. The Properties Window 00:04:56
    6. The Toolbox 00:02:08
    7. The Object Browser 00:04:30
    8. Working with Class View 00:07:11
  3. CHAPTER 3: EXPLORING THE IDE IN MORE DEPTH
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:16
    2. Customizing the Environment with Code Snippets 00:04:19
    3. Using the Import & Export Settings Wizard 00:04:01
    4. Customizing Environment Options 00:05:25
    5. Customizing the Toolbars & Workspace 00:04:05
    6. Code Editor Enhancements in C# 00:04:54
    7. Using IntelliSense 00:06:59
    8. Code Editor Enhancements with Visual Basic 00:10:11
    9. Managing Code Snippets & Commenting 00:03:37
    10. Understanding MyObject 00:02:45
    11. Object-Oriented Programming 00:03:36
  4. CHAPTER 4: WINDOWS FORMS: DESIGNING FOR REUSE
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:28
    2. Creating an Abstract Base Form 00:07:58
    3. Using the Image Editor & Setting Up a Main ToolStrip 00:08:20
    4. Adding & Configuring ToolStrip Navigation Buttons 00:07:01
    5. Adding & Configuring a StatusStrip Control 00:04:28
    6. Creating a Child Form & Setting the Startup Form 00:03:38
  5. CHAPTER 5: WINDOWS FORMS: BEYOND THE BASICS
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:20
    2. Working with Container Controls 00:05:03
    3. Setting Up a Research Pane 00:06:23
    4. Setting the Tab Order 00:02:19
    5. Creating an Embedded Browser Application 00:11:36
    6. Configuring the Application Settings 00:03:31
  6. CHAPTER 6: ADO.NET & DATA ACCESS FUNDAMENTALS
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:30
    2. Data Access for Windows Forms: Core Components 00:03:47
    3. Attaching Sample Databases & Creating Connections 00:03:42
    4. Working with the Data Source Configuration Wizard 00:04:34
    5. The ADO.NET Object Model 00:03:18
    6. Working with the DataSet Designer 00:04:35
    7. Table Adapters 00:05:22
    8. Creating a Read-Only DataTable to Use for Reporting 00:04:23
    9. Adding a Parameterized & an Insert Query 00:06:03
    10. Creating an Administrative Form 00:04:53
    11. Working with a Details View 00:10:36
  7. CHAPTER 7: IMAGE MANAGEMENT WITH THE .NET FRAMEWORK
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:23
    2. Configuring Basic Functionality for Image Management 00:08:56
    3. Working with the DataGridView Control in Windows Forms 3.5 00:15:07
    4. User Interface Processing 00:05:09
    5. Creating a File Upload Control 00:09:13
  8. CHAPTER 8: ADVANCED DATA ACCESS WITH LINQ
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:27
    2. Filtering & Communicating between WinForm Controls 00:11:01
    3. Associating the Grouping ID When Adding a New Record 00:08:05
    4. Finding & Searching 00:07:28
    5. Advanced Data Grid Configuration 00:07:23
    6. Working with LINQ 00:13:27
  9. CHAPTER 9: FILE MANAGEMENT
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:23
    2. File Management Controls 00:05:17
    3. Adding a Dedicated File Management Class 00:09:20
    4. Calling the File Management Class 00:07:09
    5. Summary 00:04:10
    6. Final Comments 00:00:34
    7. End Credits 00:01:08