In this lively, eye-opening, hands-on book, all you need is a computer and the desire to learn how to program with Visual Basic 2008 Express Edition. Featuring a full edition of the software, this fun and highly visual guide walks you through a complete programming project a desktop weather-reporting application from start to finish. You ll get an introduction to the Microsoft Visual StudioÂ® development environment and learn how to put the lightweight, easy-to-use tools in Visual Basic Express Edition to work right away creating, compiling, testing, and delivering your first ready-to-use program. You ll get expert tips, coaching, and visual examples at each step of the way, along with pointers to additional learning resources.
Key Book Benefits
This dynamic, full-color, highly-visual book is designed to help
novice programmers build fundamental programming skills for
WindowsÂ® quickly and easily
Provides a quick-start, project-based approach!
Provides complete software for Visual Basic 2008 Express Edition
and all the instructions needed to understand and put those tools
to work right away
Features a complete desktop application that can be easily modified and reused a great learn-by-doing example