After a brief introduction to Visual Studio 2005 and the .Net Framework, the expert authors introduce readers to the fundamentals of the Visual Basic 2005 language
End-of-chapter exercises help readers to quickly learn to build rich and professional-looking applications for Microsoft Windows, intranets and the Internet, and mobile devices
Offers thorough coverage of the new Visual Studio 2005 tools and features
Covers object-oriented programming, creating custom controls, working with databases, creating menus, and working with graphics
Addresses building class libraries, Web services and .NET remoting, and deploying applications
Table of Contents:
Chapter 1: Welcome to Visual Basic 2005.
Chapter 2: The Microsoft .NET Framework.
Chapter 3: Writing Software.
Chapter 4: Controlling the Flow.
Chapter 5: Working with Data Structures.
Chapter 6: Building Windows Applications.
Chapter 7: Displaying Dialog Boxes.
Chapter 8: Creating Menus.
Chapter 9: Debugging and Error Handling.
Chapter 10: Building Objects.
Chapter 11: Advanced Object-Oriented Techniques.
Chapter 12: Building Class Libraries.
Chapter 13: Creating Your Own Custom Controls.
Chapter 14: Programming Custom Graphics.
Chapter 15: Accessing Databases.
Chapter 16: Database Programming with SQL Server and ADO.NET.
Chapter 17: Web Forms.
Chapter 18: Forms Authentication.
Chapter 19: Visual Basic 2005 and XML.
Chapter 20: Web Services and .NET Remoting.
Chapter 21: Deploying Your Application.
Chapter 22: Building Mobile Applications.
Appendix A: Where To Now?
Appendix B: Implementing the Microsoft Solutions Framework.
Appendix C: An Introduction to Security.
Appendix D: Solutions.