Visual Basic, one of the most popular programming languages today with more than 6 million developers, has released the 2005 version, which continues to expand on the functionality and flexibility of its framework .NET 3.0. Covering Visual Basic .NET 2005 programming in a Windows environment as well as accessing SQL Server Express 2005 and Web Services, this book allows intermediate-level programmers to get up to speed quickly with complete sample projects that can be modified and used in the real world. In addition to the ready-to-use projects for their own applications with little or no modifications, programmers will also learn some of the more advanced features of Windows programming. Some of the featured projects include desktop weather, password keeper, application registry manager, event log and trace writing, event log service, multi-threaded note pad, note pad printing, and custom controls textbox.
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(233mm x 187mm x 19mm)
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Author Biography - Thearon Willis
Thearon Willis is a senior consultant with over 25 years of programming experience. He started writing applications using the Basic language in 1980 and later moved on to Visual Basic and finally to Visual Basic .NET. He began working with databases in 1987 and has been hooked on writing database applications every since. He has experience with SQL Server, Oracle, and DB2 but works with SQL Server on a daily basis. Thearon has programmed in several other languages, some of which include C++, Assembler, Pascal, and COBOL. However, he enjoys Visual Basic .NET the best, as it provides the features needed to quickly build Windows and Web applications as well as components and Web Services. He currently develops intranet applications, Web Services, and server-side and client-side utilities using Visual Basic .NET. Most of these applications and utilities are database-driven and make use of XML and XSL.