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Visual Basic.NET All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies 

ISBN: 978-0-7645-2579-7
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816 pages
March 2003
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Introduction: Welcome to .NET 1

Book I The Fundamentals of Visual Basic .NET Programming 11

Chapter 1: Getting With the Program 13

Chapter 2: Common Tasks 21

Chapter 3: Managing Files and Directories 49

Chapter 4: Old Concepts in New Clothes 57

Book II Tapping the Power of .NET Editor 73

Chapter 1: Organizing Your Projects 75

Chapter 2: Viewing Your Work 85

Chapter 3: Investigating the Toolbox 97

Chapter 4: Windows, Windows Everywhere 113

Chapter 5: Customization — Doing It Your Way 125

Book III Advanced Visual Basic .NET Programming 133

Chapter 1: Understanding Variable Types 135

Chapter 2: Working with Arrays 157

Chapter 3: Serious Serialization and Streams 171

Chapter 4: Creating Runtime Controls 191

Chapter 5: Overloaded Functions and Parameters 207

Chapter 6: Smashing Bugs 217

Chapter 7: No More Paranoia — Programmatic Encryption 233

Book IV Programming for the Web 259

Chapter 1: Introduction to ASP.NET 261

Chapter 2: Everything’s Eventual 277

Chapter 3: Using ASP.NET Controls 291

Chapter 4: Making Database Connections on WebForms 303

Chapter 5: Creating a Web Service 317

Chapter 6: Bugs in the Web 335

Book V Visual Basic .NET Database Programming 351

Chapter 1: The Basics of Databases 353

Chapter 2: User Interface Techniques 377

Chapter 3: Managing DataSets 403

Chapter 4: Migrating to ADO.NET 429

Chapter 5: Deeper into ADO.NET 449

Chapter 6: Querying Data 463

Book VI Fun and Games with Graphics 489

Chapter 1: You Be Picasso 491

Chapter 2: The Creative Photographer 517

Chapter 3: Mastering .NET Printing (It’s Complicated Until You Know How) 527

Chapter 4: Constructing Wolfram Diagrams 541

Book VII Visual Basic .NET Object-Oriented Programming 559

Chapter 1: Introduction to OOP 561

Chapter 2: Creating Classes 571

Chapter 3: Inheritance 579

Chapter 4: Your First OOP Project 589

Chapter 5: Exploiting the .NET Framework 605

Appendix: Dictionary of VB.NET 623

Index 753

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