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Visual Basic: A Beginner's Tutorial by Jayden Ky

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Chapter 1

Your First Taste of Visual Basic

Developing a Visual Basic program involves writing code, compiling it into Common Intermediate Language (CIL) code, and running the CIL code. This is a process you will repeat again and again during your career as a Visual Basic programmer, and it is crucial that you feel comfortable with it. Therefore, the main objective of this chapter is to give you the opportunity to experience the process of software development in Visual Basic using Visual Studio Express 2013 for Windows Desktop, a free Integrated Development Environment (IDE) from Microsoft.

As it is important to write code that not only works but that is also easy to read and maintain, this chapter introduces you to Visual Basic code conventions. ...

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