Visual Basic 2005: Your visual blueprint for writing dynamic applications

Jim Keogh

  • 出版商: Hungry Minds
  • 出版日期: 2006-06-13
  • 售價: $1,170
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$1,112
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 320
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0471793442
  • ISBN-13: 9780471793441
  • 相關分類: Visual Basic
  • 已過版

商品描述

Description

Welcome to the only guidebook series that takes a visual approach to professional-level computer topics. Open the book and you'll discover step-by-step screen shots that demonstrate over 100 key Visual Basic 2005 techniques, including:

  • Installing VB 2005.
  • Creating forms, menus, and dialog boxes.
  • Setting defaults and creating controls.
  • Declaring variables, expressions, and arrays.
  • Creating conditional statements.
  • Developing assorted loops.
  • Defining subroutines.
  • Using classes.
  • Debugging and packaging applications.

And, of course, you ll find the Visual series features you ve come to expect, such as:

  • High-resolution screen shots demonstrate each task.
  • Succinct explanations walk you through step by step.
  • Two-page lessons break big topics into bite-sized modules.
  • "Apply It" and "Extra" sidebars highlight useful tips.

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Table of Contents

1 GETTING STARTED WITH VB.NET.

Install Visual Studio 2005.

Create a New Project.

Using Parts of a Project.

Create a “Hello World” Application.

2 WORKING WITH WINDOWS FORMS.

Create a New Form.

Add a Control to a Form.

Set the Properties of a Control.

Resize a Control.

Create a Menu.

Create a Dialog Box.

Set the Tab Key Order.

Create a Message Box.

Write Code for an Event.

3 CREATING WINDOWS CONTROLS: LABELS, TEXT BOXES, AND LISTS.

Add a TextBox Control to a Form.

Access a TextBox Control.

Set Defaults for a TextBox Control.

Add a Label Control to a Form.

Add a ListBox Control.

Set Defaults for a ListBox Control.

Write Items to a ListBox Control.

Access an Item Selected from a ListBox Control.

Add a ComboBox Control.

Access an Item Selected from a ComboBox Control.

4 CREATING WINDOWS CONTROLS: BUTTONS, RADIO BUTTONS, AND CHECK BOXES.

Add a Button Control.

Write a Button Control Event.

Change the Label of a Button Control.

Using an Image for a Button Control.

Make a Button the Default Button.

Add a Radio Button.

Access a Radio Button.

Add a Check Box.

Access a Check Box.

Create a GroupBox Control.

5 DECLARING VARIABLES, EXPRESSIONS, AND STATEMENTS.

Understanding Variable Types.

Declare a Variable.

Initialize a Variable.

Assign a Value to a Variable.

Using Variables.

Change the Value of a Variable.

Convert Data Types.

Create a Simple Expression.

Create a Complex Expression.

Using Operator Precedence.

Create a Statement.

Create More Complex Expressions.

6 CREATING CONDITIONAL STATEMENTS.

Understanding Conditional Statements.

Create an If...Then Statement.

Create an Equivalent Logical Expression.

Create a Not Equivalent Logical Expression.

Create a Compound Logical Expression.

Create an If...Then...Else Statement.

Create an If...Then...ElseIf...Then Statement.

Create an If...Then...ElseIf...Then...Else Statement.

Create a Nested If...Then Statement.

Create a Select Case Statement.

Create a Select Case...Case Else Statement.

7 CREATING LOOPS.

Create a For Loop.

Increment a For Loop by a Set Value.

Create a Do While Loop.

Create a Do Until Loop.

Create a Do Loop While Loop.

8 DECLARING ARRAYS.

Declare an Array.

Initialize an Array.

Assign a Value to an Array.

Access the Value of an Array Element.

Declare a Multidimensional Array.

Assign a Value to a Multidimensional Array.

Access Elements of a Multidimensional Array.

Sort an Array.

Search Array Elements.

Size an Array.

Create a Dynamic Array.

Pass an Array to a Subroutine or Function.

Return an Array from a Function.

Change an Array Value Using ByRef.

9 DEFINING SUBROUTINES AND FUNCTIONS.

Define a Subroutine.

Call a Subroutine.

Create Parameters for a Subroutine.

Pass Parameters to a Subroutine.

Define a Function.

Call a Function.

10 UNDERSTANDING DATABASES.

Understanding Database Design.

An Introduction to ADO.NET.

Understanding Data, Tables, and a Database.

Connect to a Database.

Configure the Data Source.

Using the Data Sources Window.

Using SQL Statements.

Using the DataGridView Control.

Remove a Column from the Data Grid View.

Add a Column to the Data Grid View.

Change the Color of Every Other Row.

Save Changes Made to the Data Grid View.

Save Changes to a Database Using a Button Control.

Add a SQL Query to the Data Grid View.

Using Code to Bind Data to a Combo Box.

Using the ReportViewer Control.

11 DEBUGGING YOUR APPLICATION.

Set Breakpoints.

Using the Watch Window.

Using a Visualizer.

12 USING CLASSES.

Create a Class and Declare an Object.

Create a Sub Method for a Class.

Create a Function Method for a Class.

Create a Private Method.

Create a Protected Method.

Create a New() Method.

Call a Method of a Class.

Pass a Value to a Method of a Class.

Assign a Value to a Public Property.

Create a Property Procedure for a Class.

Get a Value of a Property Procedure.

Set a Value of a Property Procedure.

Validate a Property Value.

Inherit a Class.

Using Overloading.

Using Multiple Inheritance.

13 CREATING COMPONENTS.

An Introduction to Component Creation.

Create a Component.

Create a Windows Forms Control.

Handle Default Properties.

Add a Member.

Add an Event.

Using Standard Controls.

Create a Control from Scratch.

Reference a Library.

14 CREATING GRAPHICS.

Add a Picture to a Form.

Using the Color Dialog Box.

Understanding the Graphics Object.

Create a Brush.

Create a Pen.

Draw Bitmaps and Images.

Draw Simple Primitives.

Draw a Curve.

Draw Text.

Create a Path.

Using Regions.

Create a Shaped Window.

15 PROVIDING INPUT AND OUTPUT.

Using a File Stream.

Read from a Stream.

Write to a Stream.

Watch for File System Changes.

Access File Information.

Access Directory Information.

Provide a File Dialog Box.

Using the PrintDocument Control.

Using the Printer Dialog Box.

Using the Page Setup Dialog Box.

Create a Print Preview.

Download from a Web Server.

Make a Connection to a Server.

Accept Incoming Connections.

16 PACKAGING YOUR APPLICATION.

Create a Setup Program.

Create a Shortcut for Your Application.

Create an Icon for Your Application.

Run the Setup Program.

INDEX.