Introduction to Visual Basic.NET 2008 Programming

(with line_by_line explanation of the source code)
Sham Tickoo
, Purdue University Calumet and 
Meenu Bhat
, CADCIM Technologies, USA
Published by CADCIM Technologies, USA

ISBN  978-1-942689-30-0
Paperback, 432 Pages

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Introduction to Visual Basic.NET 2008 Programming
is a textbook for software developers to familiarize them with the concept of Common Language Runtime (CLR). The textbook enables the reader to understand the basic features of VB.NET. The line-by-line explanation of the source code, a unique feature of the textbook, enables the students to gain a thorough and practical understanding of the 2008 version of VB.NET. The chapters in this book are structured in a pedagogical sequence, which makes this textbook very effective in learning the features and capabilities of the software.

The following are some additional features of this book:
   Each concept discussed in the book is exemplified by an application to clarify and facilitate better understanding.  

·    This textbook introduces the key ideas of object-oriented programming in an innovative way. The concepts are illustrated
       through best applications, covering the basic aspects of VB.NET.

·    Additional information is provided to the users in the form of notes.

·    There is an extensive use of examples, schematic representation, screen captures, tables, and programming exercises. 

Table of Contents

  Chapter 1: Overview of the .NET Framework
         Chapter 2: Variables, Operators, and Constants
         Chapter 3: Control and Loop Structures
         Chapter 4: Arrays and Procedures
         Chapter 5: Common Controls
         Chapter 6: Containers, Menus, and Toolbars
         Chapter 7: Components
         Chapter 8: Working with MDI, In-built Dialogs, and Printing Controls
         Chapter 9: Concepts of Object-Oriented Programming
Chapter 10: Introduction to Web Forms
         Chapter 11: Working with Database
         Student Projects 

Free Teaching and Learning Resources

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·  All applications used in exercises and examples

·  Customizable PowerPoint presentations of all chapters in the textbook (For faculty members only)

·  Instructor’s Guide with solutions to all review questions and exercises in the textbook (For faculty members only)

Evaluation Chapters of  Introduction to Visual Basic.NET 2008 Programming textbook
 (Note: These are Zipped pdf files)
  toc-vb-net-2008, c05-vb-net-2008, c07-vb-net-2008 
Application Files
All Applications used in the chapters
  c02-vb-net-2008, c03-vb-net-2008c04-vb-net-2008,
c05-vb-net-2008, c06-vb-net-2008, c07-vb-net-2008,
c08-vb-net-2008, c09-vb-net-2008, c10-vb-net-2008,
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