Intermediate and advanced coverage of Visual Basic 2010 and .NET 4 for professional developers
If you’ve already covered the basics and want to dive deep into VB and .NET topics that professional programmers use most, this is your book. You’ll find a quick review of introductory topics-always helpful-before the author team of experts moves you quickly into such topics as data access with ADO.NET, Language Integrated Query (LINQ), security, ASP.NET web programming with Visual Basic, Windows workflow, threading, and more.
You’ll explore all the new features of Visual Basic 2010 as well as all the essential functions that you need, including .NET features such as LINQ to SQL, LINQ to XML, WCF, and more. Plus, you’ll examine exception handling and debugging, Visual Studio features, and ASP.NET web programming.
- Expert author team helps you master the tools and techniques you need most for professional programming
- Reviews why Visual Basic 2010 will be synonymous with writing code in Visual Studio 2010
- Focuses on .NET features such as LINQ, LINQ to SQL, LINQ to XML, WPF, workflow, and more
- Discusses exception handling and debugging, data access with ADO.NET, Visual Studio features for Visual Basic developers, Windows programming with Windows Forms, ASP.NET web programming with VB, communication interfaces, Windows workflow, and threading
This Wrox guide presents you with updated coverage on topics you need to know now.
From the Back Cover
Gain a solid understanding of Visual Basic 2010 and the .NET 4 FrameworkVisual Basic 2010 boasts exciting new features and capabilities that cement its position as a true object-oriented language and provide you with access to new and better technologies. This invaluable book covers Visual Basic from start to finish and discusses the new enhancements to Visual Basic 2010. The team of expert authors explains how VB 2010 can be combined with .NET 4 to build applications using Windows Presentation Foundation, Windows Forms, Visual Studio Tools for Office, and apps and libraries based on the Windows Communication Foundation, the Windows Workflow Foundation, and SharePoint.
Professional Visual Basic 2010 and .NET 4:
- Examines core language elements and development tools
- Explores object-oriented and parallel programming
- Examines exception handling, debug and trace logging, as well as historical debugging in Visual Studio® 2010
- Describes common structures and tools used to contain, access, and transfer data
- Focuses on creating componentized applications for client and web-based solutions
- Reviews the latest new application development technologies including: Silverlight, SharePoint®, WCF, Workflow and WPF
Wrox guides are crafted to make learning programming languages and technologies easier than you think. Written by programmers for programmers, they provide a structured, tutorial format that will guide you through all the techniques involved.
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About the Author
Bill Sheldon is a Microsoft MVP for Visual Basic and a Principal Engineer with InterKnowlogy.Billy Hollis is MSDN Regional Director of Developer Relations for Microsoft in Nashville, Tennessee.
Kent Sharkey is an independent software consultant and former content strategist for MSDN.
Jonathan Marbutt is Vice President of Development for WayCool Software, Inc.
Rob Windsor is a Microsoft MVP and a Senior Consultant with ObjectSharp.
Gastón C. Hillar is an independent software consultant, specialized in parallelism and multicore.
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