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Start Here!™ Learn Microsoft Visual Basic® 2012 by Michael Halvorson

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Chapter 7. Controlling Application Design, Layout, and Program Flow

After completing this chapter, you’ll be able to

  • Create a tile-based app for the Windows 8 user interface with interesting controls and typography.

  • Use a ListBox control to present stylized menu choices to the user.

  • Use a Select Case decision structure to process ListBox input.

  • Use an If…Then…Else statement to evaluate conditions and branch conditionally.

  • Use For…Next and For Each…Next loops to control program flow.

  • Write an exception handler to manage error conditions.

IN THIS CHAPTER, YOU’LL LEARN MORE about the design and layout of Windows 8 applications. You’ll learn to create vibrant and informative tiles on the page using the Image control, and you’ll learn how to associate information ...

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