9780735667044

Microsoft Visual Basic 2013 Step by Step

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  • ISBN13:

    9780735667044

  • ISBN10:

    0735667047

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/15/2013
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
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Summary

Teach yourself how to build your first Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 apps-one step at a time. Ideal for those with basic programming skills, this tutorial provides practical, learn-by-doing exercises to help you learn the fundamentals of Visual Basic 2012. Discover how to: Work in the Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 Integrated Development Environment Explore how to use ADO.NET to store, retrieve, and display data Master essential programming techniques and debug your applications Build professional-looking UIs using templates, Blend for Visual Studio 2012, and XAML Create your first Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 apps

Author Biography

Michael Halvorson, a former Visual Basic localization manager at Microsoft, has written more than 30 books on technology and other subjects, including Microsoft Visual Basic 2010 Step by Step, Microsoft Office XP Inside Out, and Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 Professional Step by Step.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Introduction to Visual Studio development
    • Chapter 1: Visual Basic 2013 development opportunities and the Windows Store
    • Chapter 2: The Visual Studio Integrated Development Environment
    • Chapter 3: Creating your first Windows Store application
    • Chapter 4: Windows desktop apps: A walkthrough using Windows Forms
  • Designing the user interface
    • Chapter 5: Working with Windows Store app controls
    • Chapter 6: Working with Windows Forms controls
    • Chapter 7: XAML markup step by step
    • Chapter 8: Using XAML styles
    • Chapter 9: Exploring Windows 8.1 design features: Command bar, flyout, tiles, and touch
    • Chapter 10: Creating console applications
  • Visual Basic programming techniques
    • Chapter 11: Mastering data types, operators, and string processing
    • Chapter 12: Creative decision structures and loops
    • Chapter 13: Trapping errors by using structured error handling
    • Chapter 14: Using arrays, collections, and generics to manage data
    • Chapter 15: Innovative data management with LINQ
    • Chapter 16: Object-oriented programming techniques
  • Database and web programming
    • Chapter 17: Database controls for Windows desktop apps
    • Chapter 18: Data access for Windows Store apps
    • Chapter 19: Visual Studio web development with ASP.NET
  • Microsoft Windows Phone programming
    • Chapter 20: Introduction to Windows Phone 8 development
    • Chapter 21: Creating your first Windows Phone 8 application
  • About the author

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