Teaches students Visual Basic®.NET from the ground up—using Visual Studio.NET 2003. This updated edition features updated screen captures and line numbers so that it is compatible with VS.NET 2003.
Exciting and motivational real-world applications have been selected so that students, in working through their creation and implementation, learn the fundamentals of programming.
Students learn programming by working through and “doing” many examples. This process reinforces and solidifies important programming concepts and fundamentals.
Emphasizes key portions of the source-code listings in the text with a background highlight to illustrate key-concepts.
Helps students grasp key content in every step of the learning process, and provides them with line numbers for easy reference in every sample program.
Teaches students the Visual Studio .NET 2003 debugger.
Offers students practical advice and suggestions to enhance and accelerate their learning.
Replaces flowcharts which are less effective pedagogically and outdated by industry standards.
Provides students with immediate feedback after each section.
Allows students to quickly look up important terms and definitions.
Allows students to assess and test their mastery of the content. The “Programming Challenge”, which is optional, can be assigned to those students seeking an additional challenge.
Simply Visual Basic .NET 2003 leverages .NET's true powernot just adapted Visual Basic 6 techniques. Its outstanding pedagogical approach comes from Deitel & Associatesthe best-selling programming language authors and renowned instructors who have taught programming to over 1,000,000 people in 100+ countries.
APPLICATION-DRIVEN, Step-by-Step Tutorial ApproachThe Deitels explore core Visual Basic .NET 2003 concepts in the context of interesting, real-world applications such as: Web-Based Bookstore " ATM " Automated Phone Directory " Billing " Car Payments " Check Writer " Craps Game " Flag Quiz " Fundraiser " Graphics Painter " Inventory " Investment Interest " Microwave Oven " Payroll " Sales Data " Screen Scraper " Security Panel " Shipping Hub " Ticket Ordering " Typing Application
Key Topics include Visual Studio® .NET 2003 IDE " Visual Programming " Framework Class Library (FCL) Controls (Buttons, TextBoxes, ListBoxes, Microsoft® Chart, Timers, ComboBoxes, RadioButtons, Menus, Dialogs) Event Handling " Exception Handling " Debugger " Algorithms " Pseudocode " UML " Control Structures Methods " Random-Number Generation " Arrays " Classes " Objects " Collections " Mouse & Keyboard " Strings " Sequential-Access Files " Database " Graphics " Multimedia " GUI Design " Web Application DevelopmentSimply Visual Basic .NET 2003 Pedagogic Features
1. Graphing Application.
2.Welcome Application—Introducing the Visual Studio® NET IDE.
3. Welcome Application—Introduction to Visual Programming.
4. Designing the Inventory Application.
5. Completing the Inventory Application.
6. Enhancing the Inventory Application.
7. Wage Calculator Application.
8. Dental Payment Application.
9. Car Payment Calculator Application.
10. Class Average Application.
11. Interest Calculator Application.
12. Security Panel Application.
13. Enhancing the Wage Calculator Application.
14. Shipping Time Application.
15. Fund Raiser Application.
16. Craps Game Application.
17. Flag Quiz Application.
18. Sales Data Application.
19. Microwave Oven Application.
20. Shipping Hub Application.
21. “Cat and Mouse” Painter Application.
22. Typing Application.
23. Screen Scraping Application.
24. Ticket Information Application.
25. ATM Application.
26. CheckWriter Application.
27. Phone Book Application.
28. Bookstore Application: Web Applications.
29. Bookstore Application: Client Tier.
30. Bookstore Application: Information Tier.
31. Bookstore Application: Middle Tier.
Appendix A. Operator Precedence Chart.
Appendix B. ASCII Character Set.
Appendix C. GUI Design Guidelines.
Appendix D. Visual Studio .NET Windows Form Designer Tools.
Appendix E. Controls, Events, Properties & Methods.
Appendix F. Keyword Chart.
Appendix G. Internet Information Services IIS Setup Instructions.