Publisher: Sams 2010 | 1270 Pages | ISBN: 0672331004 | PDF | 36 MB
Visual Basic 2010 Unleashed is the most comprehensive, practical reference to modern object-oriented programming with Visual Basic 2010. Written by Visual Basic MVP Alessandro Del Sole, a long-time leader of the global VB community, this book illuminates the core of the VB language and demonstrates its effective use in a wide variety of programming scenarios.
Del Sole covers both Visual Basic 2010 Professional Edition for professional developers and the Express Edition for hobbyists, novices, and students. Writing for VB programmers at all levels of experience, he walks through using VB 2010 for data access, user interface development, networking, communication, and many other tasks. For those moving from structured languages—including VB 6—he offers detailed guidance on building effective object-oriented code. He also demonstrates how to make the most of Microsoft’s underlying .NET platform to write more robust and powerful software.
This book’s broad coverage includes advanced features such as generics and collections; a thorough introduction to the Visual Studio 2010 IDE and Visual Studio Team System; a full section on data access with ADO. NET and LINQ; practical overviews of WPF and WCF; coverage of web and cloud development with Silverlight and Azure; and advanced topics such
as multithreading, testing, and deployment.
Packed with practical examples, robust sample code, and expert tips from a leader of the worldwide VB community
Thoroughly covers both the Professional Edition for working developers and the Express Edition for hobbyists, novices, and students
Offers invaluable guidance for thousands of long-time VB developers who want to learn the right way to develop object-oriented software