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Visual Basic .NET by Shirish Chavan

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Chapter 1

Getting Started in Visual Basic .NET

After reading this chapter (and practicing its contents on the computer) you will be able to start and close the Visual Studio .NET program, to create and run a simple application, to use the dialog-box New Project, to execute a stand alone application, and to view the various files and folders which are created while building a project.

1.1 WELCOME TO VISUAL BASIC .NET

Welcome to the fascinating world of Visual Basic .NET. Notice that Visual Basic .NET is a component of Visual Studio .NET. I hope you have already installed Windows 2000 or XP and Visual Studio .NET on your computer. If you have not done so, then go to Appendix B and follow the installation procedure given there.

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