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Start Here! Learn Microsoft Visual Basic 2012

Start Here! Learn Microsoft Visual Basic 2012

Author: Michael Halvorson
Publisher: Microsoft Press


This book assumes no previous Visual Basic knowledge and offers a perfect introduction to programming with VB 2012 and Windows 8. Concepts and techniques are introduced with easy to follow code examples, exercises, and complete applications.

The book starts of slowly by teaching you the basics of VB 2012 and creating your first simple VB application. You will then quickly learn more advanced topics such as using controls, design user interfaces with XAML, debugging your applications, managing your data with arrays and LINQ, and finally, delivering your applications to the Windows Store.

Michael Halvorson has written yet another great beginner VB book. If you're new to VB and are looking to build a solid foundation in VB 2012 programming, then start here.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Getting to Know Visual Basic 2012
Chapter 2: Creating Your First Windows 8 Application
Chapter 3: Using Controls
Chapter 4: Designing Windows 8 Applications with Blend for Visual Studio
Chapter 5: Working with XAML
Chapter 6: Visual Basic Language Elements
Chapter 7: Controlling Application Design, Layout, and Program Flow
Chapter 8: Using the .NET Framework
Chapter 9: Debugging Applications
Chapter 10: Managing Data with Arrays and LINQ
Chapter 11: Design Focus: Five Great Features for a Windows 8 Application
Chapter 12: Future Development Opportunities and the Windows Store

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