Sams Teach Yourself Visual Basic 2010 in 24 Hours Complete Starter Kit

Book description

Sams Teach Yourself  Visual Basic® 2010 in 24 Hours

James Foxall


DVD includes Visual Basic 2010 Express Edition

In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, you’ll learn how to build complete, reliable, and modern applications with Visual Basic 2010. Using this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach, you’ll master the entire process, from navigating VB 2010 to deploying finished solutions. You’ll learn how to write efficient object-oriented code; build superior user interfaces; work with graphics, text, and databases; and even control external applications. Each lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a strong, practical foundation for success!

Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common Visual Basic 2010 tasks.

Quizzes and Exercises at the end of each chapter help you test your knowledge.

By the Way notes present interesting information related to the discussion.

Did You Know? tips offer advice or show you easier ways to perform tasks.

Watch Out! cautions alert you to possible problems and give you advice on how to avoid them.

Learn how to…

  • Navigate the VB 2010 environment and use VB’s powerful new tools

  • Work with objects, collections, and events

  • Build attractive, highly functional user interfaces

  • Make the most of VB 2010’s advanced controls

  • Create efficient modules and reusable procedures

  • Store data, make decisions in code, and use loops to improve efficiency

  • Use powerful object-oriented programming techniques

  • Interact effectively with users

  • Work with graphics, text files, and databases

  • Debug and troubleshoot applications

  • Manipulate external applications, file systems, and the Windows Registry

  • Distribute the software you’ve created

  • James Foxall is President of Tigerpaw Software, Inc., a 25 year old commercial software company with more than 25,000 users. He is a leading authority on interface and behavior standards for Windows and Office environments and is an expert on improving business processes through technology. He contributes to several journals and magazines, speaks internationally, teaches college courses on Visual Basic, and has been featured widely in print and online media for his technology expertise.

    DVD Includes: Microsoft® Visual Basic 2010 Express Edition

    On the Web: Access code examples from the book, as well as updates, and corrections as they become available at


    Product information

    • Title: Sams Teach Yourself Visual Basic 2010 in 24 Hours Complete Starter Kit
    • Author(s): James Foxall
    • Release date: August 2010
    • Publisher(s): Sams
    • ISBN: None