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You are currently using the site but have requested a page in the site. Would you like to change to the site? Product not available for purchase. NET is designed to provide a new environment within which you can develop almost any application to run on Windows and possibly in the future on other platforms. Visual Basic. NET VB. NET is likely to be a very popular development tool for use with this framework.
NET is a. Using VB. NET, you can develop a dynamic Web page, a component of a distributed application, a database access component, or a classic Windows desktop application. In order to incorporate Visual Basic into the.
NET Framework, a number of new features have been added to it. In fact, the changes are so extensive that VB. NET should be viewed as a new language rather than simply as Visual Basic 7. However, these changes were necessary to give developers the features that they have been asking for: true object orientated programming, easier deployment, better interoperability, and a cohesive environment in which to develop applications.
In this book, we cover VB. NET virtually from start to finish: We begin by looking at the. NET Framework, and end by looking at best practices for deploying.
NET applications. In between, we look at everything from database access to integration with other technologies such as XML, along with investigating the new features in detail. You will see that VB. NET has emerged as a powerful yet easy to use language that will allow you to target the Internet just as easily as the desktop.
This book explains the underlying philosophy and design of the. This book is aimed at experienced Visual Basic developers who want to make the transition to VB.
Although it is possible to create VB. NET applications using the command lines tools contained in the. NET Professional or higher , which includes the. Richard Blair is Web Application Architect specializing in Microsoft Web Technologies, He focuses on emerging technology and its impact on business and development. Key areas that he has helped clients evaluate include: streamlining the electronic business process, expanding access to vital information, and creating usable systems.
Richard is also a Microsoft Certified Developer. He has been using Visual Basic since version 3 and is looking forward to using it for many years to come. He is currently working at Yokogawa Electric Corporation in the UK, where he is happily involved with the creation of software technologies for eight years and now spends most of his time in C and ASP. Bill Forgey is Technical Lead in his current position, introducing project methodology, new technologies, standards, and training to development teams.
He is also co-author to Beginning Visual Basic. NET Databases. Billy S. NET, VB. NET books. He was chosen by Microsoft to train instructors for their NET Developer Tour. He has over 14 years experience in software development and has worked on many projects in various roles, including software architecture, design and development, network administration, and project management.
Tim McCarthy is a Principal Engineer at InterKnowlogy, where he architects and builds highly scalable n- tier web applications utilizing the latest Microsoft technologies. He has been an author and technical reviewer for several books. Jan D. In his spare time he is Academia Coordination for the Windows curriculum at U. Berkeley Extension, he teaches at U. He spends most of his time developing and extending the increasingly successful PlatformOne product set that his company, JPA, markets to the financial services community.
Mathew Reynolds is an in-house author for Wrox Press writing about and working with visually all aspects of Microsoft. John Roth began his career like so many in the industry as that guy who knows the computer stuff, the one who could whip up a macro as fast as Julia Childs could tuck into a Souffle.
Realizing he could make a living having fun, he started his own company. Bill Sempf is an experienced internet strategist with a ten-year track record of using technology to help organizations accomplish specific business objectives.
Bill Sheldon is a software architect and engineer originally from Baltimore, Maryland, currently living with his wife in Southern California. If you're not using Visual Studio. NET any edition to run the examples in the book you'll need to include Imports statements within your code. See page for details about the Imports statement. At the very least, you'll need to import the System namespace for every example:. The version number of an assembly takes the form: Major. Revision, not Major.
The example programs on pages 64 - 66 use Debug. WriteLine to print statements instead of Console. In each case the call to Debug. WriteLine should be replaced with a call to Console. WriteLine, in order for the statements to be printed to the command line. The final sentence of the first paragraph should read, "Consider the following code, which uses the System.
StringBuilder class:". The final paragraph on this page should refer to Singles, not Shorts - as reflected in the code. The first line of code on this page should check if lngLong is less than Short.
MaxValue rather than greater than:. The final paragraph on this page refers to "Object Strict". It should refer to "Option Strict". The 4th bullet in the summary should read, "Beware that parameters are passed ByValue by default so changes are not returned. The final two lines of code on this page contain parantheses that break the code.
The code should read:. The final paragraph of the Method Signatures section states that the ByRef and ByVal modifiers can be used to create distinct method signatures. This is incorrect. ByVal and ByRef cannot be used as a differentiating feature when overloading a property or procedure.
The 2nd paragraph on this page should read, " The MyBase keyword cannot be used to invoke a Friend element from the parent class if the parent class is in a different assembly. The final paragraph on this page should read, "We can then move on to implement the other two elements defined The third paragraph of the Reusing Common Implementation section should read, " Value using this clause:".
The first paragraph on this page should read, " Do this by clicking on the project name in the Solution Explorer window and The method declaration for PrintPage should include an underscore character at the end of the second line top indicate that the declaration continues onto the next line:. The fourth paragraph should read, " Selecting the Microsoft Visual Basic.
NET Compatability Runtime component In order to use the example code on page you will need to import System. IO, by adding a Imports System. IO statement to your code.
Please not that "prescription" is misspelt as "presciption" several times in the example code in this chapter. The final sentence of the first paragraph on this page should read, "An example code snippet that uses the GetXml method is as follows:". The code is presented as a snippet only and so is not included in the code download for the book.
Please note that the code on this page is extracted from the TraverseDataReader method on the following page. You'll need to wait until page to find the complete code necessary to run the example demonstrating the Command object. In response to reader feedback some clarification about stored procedures is required. The book states stored procedures are compiled prior to execution.
NET to set the property to a default value but please note that your property still needs to be set to an intitial value in code so that it can be used outside of such designers.
The first line on this page should read, "Client-side events are automatically processed in the client browser without making a round trip to the server.
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