Chapter 5. Visual Basic Variables and Formulas, and the .NET Framework

After completing this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Use variables to store data in your programs.

  • Get input by using the InputBox function.

  • Display messages by using the MsgBox function.

  • Work with different data types.

  • Use variables and operators to manipulate data.

  • Use methods in the .NET Framework.

  • Use mathematical operators and functions in formulas.

In Part 1, you learned how to create the user interface of a Microsoft Visual Basic 2005 program and how to build and run a program in the Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 development environment. In the nine chapters in Part II, you’ll learn more about Visual Basic program code—the statements and keywords that form the core of a Visual ...

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