Appendix A. The Bottom Line

Each of The Bottom Line sections in the chapters suggest exercises to deepen skills and understanding. Sometimes there is only one possible solution, but often you are encouraged to use your skills and creativity to create something that builds on what you know and lets you explore one of many possible solutions.

Chapter 1: Getting Started with Visual Basic 2010

Navigate the integrated development environment of Visual Studio.

To simplify the process of application development, Visual Studio provides an environment that's common to all languages, known as an integrated development environment (IDE). The purpose of the IDE is to enable the developer to do as much as possible with visual tools before writing code. The IDE ...

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