Visual Basic 2012 Programmer's Reference
- Stephens, Rod
- Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2012.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (844 pages)
- Visual Basic® 2012: Programmer's Reference; About the Author; About the Technical Editor; Credits; Acknowledgments; Contents; Introduction; Should you use visual basic 2012?; Who Should Read this Book; How this Book is Organized; Part I: IDE; Part II: Getting Started; Part III: Object-Oriented Programming; Part IV: Interacting with the Environment; Part V: Appendices; How to use this Book; Necessary Equipment; Conventions; Source Code; Errata; P2P. Wrox.Com; Important Urls; Part I: IDE; Chapter 1: Introduction to the IDE; Introducing the IDE; Different IDE Appearances; IDE Configurations., Projects and SolutionsStarting the IDE; Creating a Project; Saving a Project; Summary; Chapter 2: Menus, Toolbars, and Windows; IDE Tools; Menus; File; Edit; View; Project; Build; Debug; Data; Format; Tools; Test; Window; Help; Toolbars; Secondary Windows; Toolbox; Properties Window; Summary; Chapter 3: Windows forms Designer; Introducing Windows Forms Designer; Setting Designer Options; Adding Controls; Selecting Controls; Copying Controls; Moving and Sizing Controls; Arranging Controls; Setting Properties; Setting Group Properties; Using Smart Tags; Adding Code to Controls; Summary., Chapter 4: WPF DesignerIntroducing WPF Designer; Editor Weaknesses; Recognizing Designer Windows; Adding Controls; Selecting Controls; Moving and Sizing Controls; Setting Properties; Setting Group Properties; Adding Code to Controls; Summary; Chapter 5: Visual Basic Code Editor; Editing Code; Margin Icons; Outlining; Tooltips; IntelliSense; Code Coloring and Highlighting; Code Snippets; Architectural Tools; Rename; Go To Definition; Go To Type Definition; Highlight References; Find All References; Generate From Usage; The Code Editor at Run Time; Summary; Chapter 6: Debugging., Debugging and TestingThe Debug Menu; The Debug? Windows Submenu; The Breakpoints Window; The Command and Immediate Windows; Summary; Part II: Getting Started Chapter; 7: Selecting Windows Forms Controls; Controls; Controls Overview; Choosing Controls; Containing and Arranging Controls; Making Selections; Entering Data; Displaying Data; Providing Feedback; Initiating Action; Displaying Graphics; Displaying Dialog Boxes; Third-Party Controls; Summary; Chapter 8: Using Windows forms Controls; Using Controls and Components; Controls and Components; Creating Controls; Properties., and Properties at Design TimeProperties at Run Time; Useful Control Properties; Position and Size Properties; Methods; Events; Creating Event Handlers at Design Time; Validation Events; Summary; Chapter 9: Windows Forms; Using Forms; Transparency; About, Splash, and Login Forms; Mouse Cursors; Icons; Application Icons; Notification Icons; Properties Adopted by Child Controls; Property Reset Methods; Overriding WndProc; MRU Lists; Dialog Boxes; Wizards; Summary; Chapter 10: Selecting WPF Controls; WPF Controls and Code; Controls Overview; Containing and Arranging Controls; Making Selections.
- The comprehensive guide to Visual Basic 2012 Microsoft Visual Basic (VB) 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. In this edition of the bestselling Wrox guide, Visual Basic expert Rod Stephens offers novice and experienced developers a comprehensive tutorial and reference to Visual Basic 2012. This latest edition introduces major changes to the Visual Studio development platform, including support for developing mobile applications that can take advantage of the Windows 8 operating system.
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