9780136060727

Introduction to Programming Using Visual Basic 2008, An (w/VS2008 DVD)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780136060727

  • ISBN10:

    0136060722

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback w/Disk
  • Copyright: 1/1/2009
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

This revision of Schneiderrs"s best-selling guide is designed for readers with no prior programming experience. It focuses on developing good problem-solving skills, building a strong foundation that will give readers a sustainable understanding of programming. KEYTOPICS:Based on Visual Basic 2008, the book starts with a brief review of the preliminaries of Windows, and then focuses on problem-solving. A broad range of real-world examples, section-ending exercises, case studies, and programming projects gives readers significant hands-on experience. A useful reference for both beginning programmers and those moving from another language and that want to learn more about programming with the latest version of Microsoftrs"s Visual Basic.

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
The Companion Website for Students and Instructors
Using this Book for a Short or Condensed Course
An Introduction to Computers and Problem Solving
An Introduction to Computers
Windows, Folders, and Files
Program Development Cycle
Programming Tools
Visual Basic. Controls, and Events
An Introduction to Visual Basic 2008
VB 2008 Controls
VB 2008 Events
Summary
Variables, Input, and Output
Numbers
Strings
Input and Output
Summary
Programming Projects
Decisions
Relational and Logical Operators
If Blocks
Select Case Blocks
Summary
Programming Projects
General Procedures
Sub Procedures, Part I
Sub Procedures, Part II
Function Procedures
Modular Design
A Case Study: Weekly Payroll
Summary
Programming Projects
Repetition
Do Loops
Processing Lists of Data With Do Loops
For...Next Loops
A Case Study: Analyze A Loan
Summary
Programming Projects
Arrays
Creating And Accessing Arrays
Using Arrays
Some Additional Types of Arrays
Sorting and Searching
Two dimensional Arrays
A Case Study: A Sophisticated Cash Register
Summary
Programming Projects
Sequential Files
Sequential Files
Using Sequential Files
A Case Study: Recording Checks and Deposits
Summary
Programming Projects
Additional Controls and Objects
List Boxes, Combo Boxes, and the File-Opening Control
Seven Elementary Controls
Four Additional Objects
Graphics
Summary
Programming Projects
Database Management
An Introduction to Databases
Relational Databases and SQL
Summary
Programming Projects
Object-Oriented Programming
Objects and Classes
Arrays of Objects Events Containment
Inheritance
Summary
Programming Projects
Appendices
ANSI Values
How To
Converting from VB 6.0 to VB 2008
Debugging Tools
A Biographical History of Computing
Folders and Files
Answers to Selected Odd-Numbered Exercises
Index
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