Learning Visual Basic .NET

Errata for Learning Visual Basic .NET

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Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
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Page 38
IN PRINT: Example 5-1, fourth and sixth lines

"Console.WriteLine..." SHOULD BE: "System.Console.WriteLine..."

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Page 48
first line

Chapter 7 describes branching in detail should be Chapter 6 describes branching in detail

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Page 92
Ex. 8-3

Change the member variable Date to myDate throughout the program -- Date is a keyword.

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Page 96
Dim Command in Constructor paragraph

"Dim timeObject as New Time();" ends with a semicolon. The semicolon should be removed.

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Page 109
Line 16

Date = dt.Date Should be: Date = dt.Day

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Page 158

The syntax shown for defining an interface refers to access-modifiers. No access modifiers are allowed except shadows. Shadows refers to the ability to have an element in a derived class with the same name as an element in the base class, which hides the element in the base class.

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Page 184
Code snippet just above "Accessing Array Elements" heading

For i = 0 to empArray.Length -1 empArray(i) = New Employee(i + 5) i = i + 1 Next should be: For i = 0 to empArray.Length -1 empArray(i) = New Employee(i + 5) Next (remove the line "i = i + 1")

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Page 257
Class Tester, Run method

Dim id as Integer = 1 produces the following output: 2: One 3: Two 4: Three 5: Liberty 6: Associates 7: Inc. should be Dim id as Integer = 0 to produces output: 1: One 2: Two 3: Three 4: Liberty 5: Associates 6: Inc.

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