In the comprehensive reference section, you'll find out how to take advantage of specific VB features. Expert Rod Stephens shows you how to draw images, use GDI+ routines, and generate printed output. You'll also discover how to build an application that interacts with its environment, save and load data in external sources, and use standard dialog controls. This approach makes it easier than ever to learn this powerful language and create your own dynamic programs.
What you will learn from this book
Steps for implementing custom controls and drag and drop
Ways to use trickier class issues such as private class scope, declaring events, and shared variables and methods
Strategies for creating new classes designed to work with specific data types
How to define an interface using XAML
Techniques for building service-oriented applications using the Windows® Communication Foundation (WCF)
Who this book is for
This book is for programmers at all levels who are either looking to learn Visual Basic .NET or have already mastered it and want some useful tips, tricks, and language details.
Wrox Programmer's References are designed to give the experienced developer straight facts on a new technology, without hype or unnecessary explanations. They deliver hard information with plenty of practical examples to help you apply new tools to your development projects today.