This book is aimed at readers who wish to learn to program using Visual Basic .NET. It assumes you have no prior experience of programming, but moves at a fast enough pace to be interesting if you have programmed in another language.
--This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
Microsoft® Visual Basic® is the most popular programming language in the world, with millions of lines of code used in businesses and applications of all types and sizes. With Visual Basic .NET, Microsoft introduces some fundamental new features, particularly the ability to program against the .NET Framework.
Keeping a constant view on real-life programming practices, Beginning VB.NET will guide you from your first Visual Basic .NET program right through to producing powerful, database driven applications for Windows and the Web.
This book is suitable whether you are new to programming, have some experience with other versions of Visual Basic, or are migrating to Windows programming from another platform. It will give you the thorough grounding you need to write real-world, commercial applications.
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What you need
This book is for developers who have access to Visual Studio .NET Professional or above, or Visual Basic .NET Standard.
Wrox Beginning guides are crafted to make learning programming languages and technologies easier than you think. Whether youre taking your first steps in programming, or broadening your skills and knowledge, Wrox Beginning books provide a structured, tutorial format that will guide you through all the techniques involved.
First, each concept is explained to give you a solid understanding of the material. Then, your new understanding is applied to practical examples taking you to the point where you can develop professional applications that you can be proud of.See all Product Description
This book is geared towards teaching beginning programming skills. It just so happens that the authors chose VB .Net as the language. Read morePublished on June 25 2004 by firstname.lastname@example.org
I was trying to find a book that would extend my VB6 capabilities to VB.NET especially that the language has completely changed. Read morePublished on June 10 2004 by Amazon Customer
The book starts out a little slow for those who program in any other IDE but seems to pick up. It's well worded and easy to take in. Read morePublished on April 18 2004
As the title indicates, this book is for beginners. The first 3 chapters assume that you have no programming experience. Read morePublished on Nov. 26 2003 by Tom
This is the first time I am writing a review on a book. The book is excellent so far (read 5 chapters). Read morePublished on Nov. 24 2003 by Kamran Aftab
This book is the best to learn VB.net. It puts the reader on the track step by step. The authors used a very good methodology in defining VB.net variables. Read morePublished on Nov. 15 2003 by Satisfied customer
I didn't read this book yet, I am ordering it, but gotta agree from another posted review about the guy 2nd from the left, not only is his hair freaky but he looks psycho!Published on Oct. 22 2003
I have never read this book, and I don't care about its contents. Just look at the second guy from the left on the cover. I want hair like that! That's why I gave it five stars.Published on Aug. 29 2003 by David J. Stein
The examples do not work exactly as shown. Good for a programmer from another language to get a overview but it is frustrating to type in 100 line example of code to not have it... Read morePublished on April 29 2003