Professional VB.NET, 2nd Edition

  • 18h 24m
  • Fred Barwell, et al.
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2002

This book is primarily aimed at experienced Visual Basic developers who are looking for an introduction to Visual Basic .NET and the .NET Framework.

What you will learn from this book

This book explains the underlying philosophy and design of the .NET Framework and Common Language Runtime, and details the differences between Visual Basic 6 and Visual Basic .NET.

You will learn how to:

  • Develop applications and components using Visual Studio .NET
  • Effectively apply inheritance and interfaces when designing objects and components
  • Organize your code using namespaces
  • Handle errors using the Try…Catch…Finally structure
  • Access data using ADO.NET and bind controls to the underlying data sources
  • Create Windows applications and custom Windows controls
  • Interoperate with COM and ActiveX components
  • Create transactional and queuing components
  • Use .NET Remoting to exchange serialized objects between clients and servers
  • Create Windows Services
  • Use Visual Basic .NET to access information on the Web
  • Create and consume Web Services
  • Secure your applications and libraries in assemblies and deploy them using Visual Studio .NET

In this Book

  • Professional VB.NET, 2nd Edition
  • Introduction
  • What is Microsoft .NET?
  • Introducing VB.NET and VS.NET
  • The Common Language Runtime
  • Variables and Types
  • Object Syntax Introduction
  • Inheritance and Interfaces
  • Applying Objects and Components
  • Namespaces
  • Error Handling
  • Using XML in VB.NET
  • Data Access with ADO.NET
  • Windows Forms
  • Creating Windows Controls
  • Web Forms
  • Creating Web Controls
  • Data Binding
  • Working with Classic COM and Interfaces
  • Component Services
  • Threading
  • Remoting
  • Windows Services
  • Web Services
  • VB.NET and the Internet
  • Security in the .NET Framework
  • Assemblies and Deployment