This valuable and inexpensive resource is ideal for anyone who is new to programming and wants to learn the basics of Visual Basic without being overwhelmed by the complicated Visual Studio integrated development environment
This back-to-basics book covers getting started with the featured 'Starter Kits,' learning practical programming , and developing applications
Also shows how to use VB Express Edition with database and Web Programming
Table of Contents:
Part I: The Basics of Visual Basic Express.
Chapter 1: What It's All About: Visual Basic Express Takes a Bow.
Chapter 2: Up and Running.
Chapter 3: At Your Service: Loads of Built-In Helpers.
Chapter 4: Tackling Essential Tools.
Part II: Programming the Practical Way.
Chapter 5: Common Tasks.
Chapter 6: It's All about My.
Chapter 7: Whose Type Are You: Managing Variable Types.
Chapter 8: Superstrings: Managing Arrays.
Chapter 9: Pretty Printing.
Chapter 10: Testing and Deployment.
Part III: Dealing with Databases.
Chapter 11: The Basics of Databases.
Chapter 12: Quick Database User-Interface Techniques.
Chapter 13: Managing DataSets.
Part IV: Programming for the Web.
Chapter 14: Painless Internet Programming.
Chapter 15: Everything's Eventual: Web Page Management.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 16: Ten Great Visual Basic Express Tips and Tricks.
Chapter 17: Ten Important VB Resources.
Appendix A: About the CDs.
Bonus Appendix B: A Dictionary of VB.NET ....On the Web.