As an entry point to studying Visual Basic .NET, object-oriented programming, and Unified Modeling Language design, this comprehensive reference will teach you how to analyze the business requirements of an application, model the objects and relationships involved in the solution design and, finally, implement the solution using Visual Basic .NET.
This highly-anticipated title provides a clear introduction to game programming for VB .NET programmers! Microsoft insiders have written an easy-to-read guide, so you can start programming games quickly. This book even includes an introduction to Managed DirectX9, and other advanced .NET features, like animation and sounds.
The most up-to-date and comprehensive introductory ASP.NET book you'll find on any shelf, Beginning ASP.NET 4 in VB 2010 guides you through Microsoft's latest technology for building dynamic web sites. This book will enable you to build dynamic web pages on the fly, and assumes only the most basic knowledge of Visual Basic.
You'll learn about three important concepts in this book: analyzing the business requirements of an application, modeling the objects and relationships involved in the solution design, and implementing the solution using Visual Basic .NET.
Visual Basic .NET is a powerful .NET programming language that is often considered the "workhorse" of programming. Further, development in VB .NET accounts for a huge portion of all programming efforts. To understand VB .NET is to meet challenging programming projects head-on.
Beginning VB 2008 Databases teaches you everything you need to know about relational databases, SQL, and ADO.NET 2.0, giving you a sound start in developing console and Windows database applications. The book also includes chapters on the SQL Server XML data type and the LINQ enhancements to the next version of Visual Basic.