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Stephens' Visual Basic® Programming 24-Hour Trainer

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Unique book-and-DVD package for novice Visual Basic programmers

Start from scratch, and even if you don?t know a thing about Visual Basic, you soon will with this thorough introduction to Visual Basic programming. Using easy-to-follow lessons and step-by-step instruction, this practical book teaches you concepts and hands-on techniques, then reinforces your learning with video screencasts and supplemental materials. Follow the exercises, then access the Try It section on the DVD, and watch as well-known VB authority and author Rod Stephens works through programming problems.

  • Introduces Visual Basic programming to beginning programmers; no prior experience is necessary

  • Covers Visual Basic programming concepts and techniques, as well as the Visual Studio development environment

  • Provides a series of easy-to-follow lessons, supplemented by instructional video on DVD

  • Offers expert instruction from well-known VB authority and author Rod Stephens, who also provides supplemental instruction on the DVD, where he works through a series of Try It problems and demonstrates effective solutions

  • Stephens' Visual Basic Programming 24-Hour Traineris an exceptional book-and-DVD package that will have you programming in Visual Basic in no time.

    Table of Contents

    1. Introduction 00:03:33
    2. Chapter 1: Getting Started with the Visual Studio IDE 00:15:17
    3. Chapter 2: Creating Controls 00:16:41
    4. Chapter 3: Making Controls Arrange Themselves 00:16:33
    5. Chapter 4: Handling Events 00:05:45
    6. Chapter 5: Making Menus 00:14:41
    7. Chapter 6: Making Tool Strips and Status Strips 00:17:20
    8. Chapter 7: Using RichTextBoxes 00:07:33
    9. Chapter 8: Using Standard Dialogs 00:12:16
    10. Chapter 9: Creating and Displaying New Forms 00:07:15
    11. Chapter 10: Building Custom Dialogs 00:07:39
    12. Chapter 11: Using Variables and Performing Calculations 00:09:50
    13. Chapter 12: Debugging Code 00:06:32
    14. Chapter 13: Understanding Scope 00:15:59
    15. Chapter 14: Working with Strings 00:02:53
    16. Chapter 15: Working with Dates and Times 00:06:31
    17. Chapter 16: Using Arrays and Collections 00:07:14
    18. Chapter 17: Using Enumerations and Structures 00:10:31
    19. Chapter 18: Making Choices 00:07:06
    20. Chapter 19: Repeating Program Steps 00:05:36
    21. Chapter 20: Reusing Code with Procedures 00:08:41
    22. Chapter 21: Handling Errors 00:09:02
    23. Chapter 22: Preventing Bugs 00:14:18
    24. Chapter 23: Defining Classes and Their Properties 00:08:51
    25. Chapter 24: Defining Class Methods and Events 00:10:07
    26. Chapter 25: Using Inheritance and Polymorphism 00:06:41
    27. Chapter 26: Initializing Objects 00:13:22
    28. Chapter 27: Fine-Tuning Classes 00:14:38
    29. Chapter 28: Overloading Operators 00:11:02
    30. Chapter 29: Using Interfaces 00:10:35
    31. Chapter 30: Making Generic Classes 00:07:09
    32. Chapter 31: Reading and Writing Files 00:08:02
    33. Chapter 32: Using File System Classes 00:06:01
    34. Chapter 33: Printing 00:10:11
    35. Chapter 34: Using the Clipboard 00:06:17
    36. Chapter 35: Providing Drag and Drop 00:07:36
    37. Chapter 36: Using the My Namespace 00:06:43
    38. Chapter 37: Localizing Programs 00:08:13
    39. Chapter 38: Manipulating Data with LINQ to Objects 00:06:18
    40. Chapter 39: Manipulating Databases with the Entity Framework 00:16:36