Learn how to put the power of Visual Basic .NET to work to design and implement enterprise applications!
Most books about Visual Basic .NET focus on the language or the development environment, but few give you insights into critical design decisions. This book provides the detailed guidance you need to make the right choices as you design and build enterprise-level applications with Visual Basic .NET. The author—a former member of the Microsoft Visual Studio® .NET team with extensive experience in designing, testing, and optimizing enterprise applications—discusses the technical and architectural trade-offs you'll face as you develop large, multitier, multideveloper distributed applications. He also shows how to create a workable enterprise infrastructure, and he reveals inside tips and techniques for implementation, performance tuning, and testing. You'll find out how to take advantage of key state-of-the-art OOP features in Visual Basic .NET plus platform enhancements in Microsoft .NET to develop serious enterprise applications quickly.