Visual Basic .NET and the .NET Platform

An Advanced Guide

Authors: Troelsen, Andrew

  • At more than 1,000 pages, this book will be and will always remain the most comprehensive book on using VB.NET for .NET applications
  • Being based on BETA 2 code it is likely to remain accurate as VB.NET moves towards its final release
  • Apress will be offering (and prominently featuring on the cover and in our ads) free electronic updates to keep the book absolutely current as VB.NET moves towards its final release
  • Andrew's first book with Apress, C# and the .NET Platform, has sold more than 5,000 copies since its release, June 2001
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About this book

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET provides the productivity features developers need to rapidly create enterprise-critical web applications. In Visual Basic .NET and the .NET Platform: An Advanced Guide, author Andrew Troelsen shows experienced developers how to use VB .NET for developing virtually every possible kind of .NET application. From Windows-based to web-based applications, ADO .NET, XML Web services, and object-oriented language features, it's all here. There are detailed discussions of every aspect of .NET development and useful examples with no toy code.

Troelsen starts with a brief philosophy of the VB .NET language and then quickly moves to key technical and architectural issues for .NET developers. Not only is there extensive coverage of the .NET Framework, but Troelsen also describes the object-oriented features of VB .NET including inheritance and interface-based programming techniques. Youll also learn how to use VB .NET for object serialization, how to access data with ADO.NET, and how to build (and interact with) .NET Web Services, and how to access legacy COM applications.

Written in the same five-star style as Troelson's previous two books, Developer's Workshop to COM and ATL 3.0 and C# and the .NET Platform, this is the comprehensive book on using VB .NET to build .NET applications that you've been waiting for!

Learn from the author! Check out Andrew's workshop schedule at http://www.intertech-inc.com/courses/CourseDetails.asp?ID=99075&LOC.

About the authors

Andrew Troelsen is a partner, trainer, and consultant at Intertech Inc., and is a leading authority on both .NET and COM. His book Pro C# 2005 and the .NET 2.0 Platform won the prestigious 2003 Referenceware Excellence Award and is in its third edition. Also of note are his earlier five-star treatment of traditional COM in the bestselling Developer's Workshop to COM and ATL mirrored in his book, COM and .NET Interoperability, and his top-notch investigation of VB .NET in Visual Basic .NET and the .NET Platform: An Advanced Guide. Troelsen has a degree in mathematical linguistics and South Asian studies from the University of Minnesota, and is a frequent speaker at numerous .NET-related conferences. He currently lives in Minneapolis with his wife, Amanda, and spends his free time investigating .NET and waiting for the Wild to win the Stanley Cup. You can check out his blog at AndrewTroelsen.blogspot.com.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Visual Basic .NET and the .NET Platform
Book Subtitle
An Advanced Guide
Authors
Copyright
2002
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Andrew Troelsen
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-0849-5
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-0849-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XLVIII, 1053
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