Moving to VB .NET: Strategies, Concepts, and Code, 2/e
In this new edition of his popular title, Moving to VB .NET: Strategies, Concepts, and Code, Second Edition, Visual Basic guru Dan Appleman not only updates the book to include coverage of changes to Visual Basic .NET in Visual Studio .NET 2003, but extends those areas that have proven important to VB .NET programmers since its release. Topics such as .NET remoting, versioning and object oriented programming are further illuminated using his own personable and highly effective style.
Dan not only explains the technology features of VB .NET, but the reasons for them, and the controversies around some of those choices. Evaluating VB .NET from the perspective of the developer, you’ll find material that may infuriate everybody from staunch VB traditionalists to Microsoft marketing staff. Most importantly, you'll learn to write good quality VB .NET code in well-designed applications. Dan brings the same attention to technical detail and real-world attitude to the second edition, as he has brought to all of his past books.It's sure to be a winner with readers.
Part One Strategies
Chapter 1: Where Should You Begin?
Chapter 2: Facing VB .NET without Fear or Panic
Chapter 3: Adoption Strategies
Part Two Concepts
Chapter 4: .NET in Context
Chapter 5: Inheritance
Chapter 6: Memory Management in VB .NET
Chapter 7: VB .NET Multithreading
Part Three Code
Chapter 8: Data Types and Operators
Chapter 9: Language Syntax
Chapter 10: Objects In-Depth
Chapter 11 Reflection and Attributes
Part Four The Wonderful World of .NET
Chapter 12: .NET Namespaces—The Grand Tour
Chapter 13: Windows Applications
Chapter 14: Internet Applications and Services
Chapter 15: COM Interop and Accessing the Win32 API
Chapter 16 Living with .NET