Introduction to Programming Using Visual Basic 2010

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-08-20
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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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 2010 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.

Author Biography

David I. Schneider spent over 32 years teaching at the University of Maryland, and has published an impressive 28 books over the past 18 years. He is the author of several best-selling texts, including his Visual Basic Series with Prentice Hall. Why are his books best-sellers? Students love his extensive use of examples and applications—a concept that stems from his teaching experience and results in books that are "tried and true." His best-selling Visual Basic texts have been successfully used for many years and have received consistent praise from both students and instructors.

Table of Contents

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Using this Book for a Short or Condensed Course

Chapter 1 An Introduction to Computers and Problem Solving
1.1 An Introduction to Computers
1.2 Windows, Folders, and Files
1.3 Program Development Cycle
1.4 Programming Tools

Chapter 2 Visual Basic Controls, and Events
2.1 An Introduction to Visual Basic 2010
2.2 VB 2010 Controls
2.3 VB 2010 Events

Chapter 3 Variables, Input, and Output
3.1 Numbers
3.2 Strings
3.3 Input and Output
Programming Projects
b Chapter 4 Decisions
4.1 Relational and Logical Operators
4.2 If Blocks
4.3 Select Case Blocks
4.4 Input via User Selection

Programming Projects
Chapter 5 General Procedures
5.1 Function Procedures
5.2 Sub Procedures, Part I
5.3 Sub Procedures, Part II
5.4 Modular Design
5.5 A Case Study: Weekly Payroll
Programming Projects

Chapter 6 Repetition
6.1 Do Loops
6.2 For…Next Loops
6.3 List Boxes and Loops
Programming Projects

Chapter 7 Arrays
7.1 Creating And Accessing Arrays
7.2 Using LINQ with Arrays
7.3 Arrays of Structures
7.4 Two-Dimensional Arrays
7.5 A Case Study: Analyze A Loan
Programming Projects

Chapter 8 Text Files
8.1 Managing Text Files
8.2 StreamReaders, StreamWriters, Structured Exception Handling
8.3 XML Files
8.4 A Case Study: Recording Checks and Deposits
Programming Projects

Chapter 9 Additional Controls and Objects
9.1 List Boxes and Combo Boxes
9.2 Eight Elementary Controls and Objects
9.3 Multiple-Form Programs
9.4 Graphics
Programming Projects

Chapter 10 Databases
10.1 An Introduction to Databases
10.2 Modifying and Designing Databases
Programming Projects

Chapter 11 Object-Oriented Programming
11.1 Classes and Objects
11.2 Arrays of Objects; Events; Containment
11.3 Inheritance
Programming Projects

Chapter 12 Web Applications
12.1 Programming for the Web, Part 1
12.2 Programming for the Web, Part 2
12.3 Using Databases in Web Programs
Programming Projects

Appendix A ANSI Values
Appendix B How To
Appendix C Folders and Files
Appendix D Debugging Tools
Answers to Selected Odd-Numbered Exercises
Index of Applications

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