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

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Chapter 8. Using the .NET Framework

After completing this chapter, you’ll be able to

  • Tap into the power of the Windows operating system using the .NET Framework class libraries.

  • Use the Object Browser to learn about .NET Framework classes.

  • Process text strings using methods in the System.String class.

  • Calculate formulas using methods in the System.Math class.

  • Generate random numbers using methods in the System.Random class.

  • Use code snippets to insert ready-made code into your projects.

  • Use a Do…While loop to execute a group of program statements repeatedly.

IN THIS CHAPTER, YOU’LL LEARN TO use the .NET Framework, a comprehensive, object-oriented class library that allows you to streamline a number of development tasks, including processing strings, building ...

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