Beginning Visual Basic 2012

  • 11h 47m
  • Bryan Newsome
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2012

Visual Basic, used to write Windows applications and web apps with ASP.NET, is an essential language for beginning programmers. Using the time-tested Wrox approach, this guide provides a step-by-step format that gets beginners up and running quickly and confidently. Essential topics covered include writing Windows applications, working with dialog boxes and menus, object oriented programming techniques, programming for graphics, using Visual Basic with ASP.NET for web apps, and dealing with data access and SQL Server.

  • Visual Basic is a popular first language for beginning programmers; this Wrox beginner's guide covers all aspects of the newest version
  • Uses a basic, step-by-step approach to help beginners learn quickly and easily
  • Covers essential topics including flow control, data structure, writing Windows applications, error handling and debugging, objects and object oriented techniques, and class libraries
  • Explains Windows Forms, graphics programming, accessing databases, web programming using Visual Basic with ASP.NET, data access, SQL Server, ADO.NET, and XML

Beginning Visual Basic 2012 is a must-have for programming newcomers who want to get a solid footing in one of the most important programming languages.

About the Author

Bryan Newsome works as a senior programmer and analyst specializing in Microsoft solutions. He provides clients with solutions and mentoring on leading-edge Microsoft technologies. Bryan is a Microsoft Certified Application Developer for VB.NET.

In this Book

  • Beginning Visual Basic 2012
  • Introduction
  • Welcome to Visual Basic 2012
  • The Microsoft .NET Framework
  • Writing Software
  • Controlling the Flow
  • Working with Data Structures
  • Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
  • Building Windows Applications
  • Displaying Dialogs
  • Creating Menus
  • Debugging and Error Handling
  • Building Objects
  • Advanced Object-Oriented Techniques
  • Building Class Libraries
  • Creating Windows Forms User Controls
  • Accessing Data Using Structured Query Language
  • Database Programming with SQL Server and ADO.NET
  • Dynamic Data Website
  • Deploying Your Application
  • Windows 8 Apps