By Andrew Troelsen
Microsoft visible easy .NET presents the productiveness positive aspects builders have to speedily create enterprise-critical net purposes. In Visual simple .NET and the .NET Platform: a sophisticated Guide, author Andrew Troelsen exhibits skilled builders the right way to use VB .NET for constructing almost each attainable type of .NET program. From Windows-based to web-based purposes, ADO .NET, XML internet providers, and object-oriented language positive factors, it is all the following. There are specified discussions of each element of .NET improvement and valuable examples with no toy code.
Troelsen starts off with a quick philosophy of the VB .NET language after which speedy strikes to key technical and architectural concerns for .NET builders. not just is there wide assurance of the .NET Framework, yet Troelsen additionally describes the object-oriented positive factors of VB .NET together with inheritance and interface-based programming ideas. Youll additionally how to use VB .NET for item serialization, easy methods to entry information with ADO.NET, and the way to construct (and engage with) .NET net companies, and the way to entry legacy COM applications.
Written within the related five-star type as Troelson's past books, Developer's Workshop to COM and ATL 3.0 and C# and the .NET Platform, this is often the great ebook on utilizing VB .NET to construct .NET functions that you have been awaiting!
Learn from the writer! try out Andrew's workshop time table at http://www.intertech-inc.com/courses/CourseDetails.asp?ID=99075&LOC.
By Rob Bovey
What's this ebook about?VBA is the programming language for the Microsoft place of work suite and lots of different purposes. VBA provides whole keep watch over of Excel, permitting you to do something from automating Excel initiatives to constructing complete purposes, utilizing Excel because the improvement environment.Excel 2002 is a vital improve to the place of work suite spreadsheet application. It exhibits Microsoft's dedication to relocating place of work to be a web-enabled productiveness instrument, a wealthy customer for operating with web-based info, with new beneficial properties comparable to SmartTags and XML support.Based at the profitable content material and layout of Excel 2000 VBA Programmer's Reference, this new version has been totally up to date for Excel 2002. The authors are all Excel MVPs, concerned day-by-day in helping the Excel VBA programmer community.What does this booklet cover?The first a part of the e-book introduces Excel and VBA, together with a VBA primer. the second one half bargains thematic, succinct, and functional discussions of the positive aspects on hand to Excel VBA programmers, with real-world examples answering commonly asked questions. The 3rd and ultimate half is an entire connection with the Excel, VBE, and customary workplace item Models.Here are only a number of the issues you will examine during this edition:The whole Excel item version and the typical place of work item ModelWorking with PivotTablesAccessing and manipulating facts assets from Excel with ADOProgramming the visible easy Editor (VBE)New positive aspects in Excel 2002, SmartTags, XML, and the WebExpanded references for Excel models ninety seven, 2000, and 2002Who is that this publication for?This ebook not just caters for newbie- and intermediate-level programmers with its introductory assurance of VBA and Excel, but additionally offers complicated info for knowledgeable Excel builders in later chapters and the reference.
By Glenn Johnson
This can be really an outstanding booklet. in truth, Wiley Publishers published four "60 mins an afternoon" books": Java, ASP.NET, XML and VB.NET.
The e-book comes with an accompanying site with audio/visual presentation for every bankruptcy which include a PowerPoint presentation besides audio. caution: you could in basic terms view the presentation with a excessive velocity broadband connection. Dial-up can basically get the audio and infrequently no longer even the audio. the web displays are positive, however the worth comes from the publication itself, no longer the web presentation.
I often turn away from books with words like "In a weekend", "in 24 hours", "hour-a-day crash direction" and so forth. you actually cannot study a brand new programming language in a number of hours. although, those BOOKS ARE AN EXCEPTION. The authors do not attempt to persuade you so that you can count on to benefit ASP.NET utilizing visible Basic.NET in a weekend. in case you do the entire classes (some of which could take a piece greater than an hour) plus attempt to do a number of unique functions by yourself, from scratch, you'll get a superb origin of the topics being taught.
I personal either the VB.NET and the ASP.NET (which can also be VB.NET dependent) books and steered them to my scholars who desired to research visible Basic.NET.
This books is designed for those who shouldn't have the money or the time to wait a stay, in-class direction on ASP.NET utilizing visible Basic.NET. The authors count on, prematurely, the various questions you may ask to a dwell teacher for those who have been studying ASP.NET in a lecture room surroundings. in response to the authors, they've got taken their very own event as teachers and placed that have into the e-book. it really works beautiful well.
(1) the publication does not conceal every thing approximately .NET or approximately ASP.NET or in regards to the .NET Framework. it is presents a self-study, introductory path on ASP.NET. in case you whole the booklet, then you definitely might be fit to tackle a few extra complicated themes resembling the main points of ADO.NET (an whole topic in itself, try out Murach Publisher's Murach's VB.NET Database Programming with ADO.NET via Doug Lowe, Anne Prince - ISBN: 1890774197 for that) and WinForms( try out Wiley Publisher's VB.NET in 60 mins an afternoon Bruce Barstow, Tony Martin ) (2) the web displays are just on hand to broadband subscribers. despite the fact that, even with out the video clips, this may be an excellent introductory publication for rookies who can't take a school room path on net improvement utilizing VB.NET and ASP.NET.
By Dhananjay Gadre
Why buy pricey add-on playing cards or bus interfaces in the event you can strengthen powerful and within your means info acquisition and method controls utilizing C courses? utilizing the under-employed printer adapter (that is, the parallel port of your PC), you could flip your machine right into a strong device for constructing microprocessor purposes. the way to construct a whole facts acquisition approach and such assorted functions as a CCD digital camera controller, a photometer interface, and a wave shape generator. The publication additionally covers the improved parallel port (EPP), the prolonged features port (ECP), interfacing analog-to-digital converters, and knowledge acquisition less than Linux. This striking software program method of interfacing throughout the parallel port might be in particular beautiful to programmers excited about keep watch over platforms layout and machine improvement, in addition to to people who paintings with real-time and embedded platforms.
By Chris L. Richardson
strongChris L. Richardson/strong is a senior software program engineer on a .NET internet improvement undertaking at a Fortune 500 corporation. sooner than making the transition to home windows and net programming, he held senior programmer/analyst positions at the mainframe platform. for almost all of his 20+ years within the details know-how box, he has built utilizing COBOL, CICS, and DB2. Chris proudly reminds humans of his mainframe heritage and jokingly refers to himself as a "reformed mainframe programmer." He divides his relaxation time among entrepreneurial endeavors (such as his startup, California-based eClectic software program ideas) and learning for his subsequent Microsoft certification exam.
By Shaun Walker, Joe Brinkman, Bruce Hopkins, Scott McCulloch, Chris Paterra, Patrick J. Santry, Scott Willhite, Dan Caron
DotNetNuke is a strong open resource framework that creates and deploys strong modules at the ASP.NET platform. Written by way of its middle crew of builders, this e-book provides you with the instruments and perception you will have to put in, configure, and strengthen your individual attractive internet purposes utilizing DotNetNuke 4.You'll first achieve an within investigate the heritage of this venture in addition to the fundamental operations of a DotNetNuke portal. you will then locate particular info on how the appliance is architected and the way you could expand it by means of construction modules and skins. With this knowledge, one can whole tasks corresponding to advertisement sites, company intranets and extranets, on-line publishing portals, and customized vertical applications.What you'll examine from this e-book* the newest positive aspects and performance of DotNetNuke four for ASP.NET 2.0* the way to set up DotNetNuke at the server* confirmed suggestions for handling and administering a DotNetNuke portal* easy methods to dramatically increase your net site's consumer interface utilizing skins* recommendations for extending the portal framework* how one can create a special search for your portalWho this publication is forThis ebook is for the nondeveloper or administrator who desires to dive into the interesting DotNetNuke framework. it's also for knowledgeable ASP.NET builders who are looking to use DotNetNuke to construct dynamic ASP.NET websites or create add-ins to DotNetNuke.Wrox expert courses are deliberate and written through operating programmers to fulfill the real-world wishes of programmers, builders, and IT pros. targeted and correct, they handle the problems expertise execs face on a daily basis. they supply examples, useful options, and professional schooling in new applied sciences, all designed to aid programmers do a greater activity.
By Nick Symmonds
GDI+ either wraps arcane API calls and extends them for a lot more straightforward use. Programmers now not need to make do with the generic yet simplistic VB 6.0 drawing version, nor have they got to dig down into the GDI API that allows you to get any genuine paintings performed. In GDI+, Microsoft has get a hold of a whole, yet nonetheless extensible, set of periods for the entire .NET programmer's drawing needs.GDI+ calls for varied options than the home windows GDI API, because it is totally stateless. GDI+ Programming in C# and VB .NET starts off out with an evidence of GDI+ and the way it pertains to GDI. The publication then dives deep into the GDI+ namespaces and sessions. The ebook starts with uncomplicated drawing within the early chapters after which explains in an comprehensible demeanour extra advanced drawing concepts, together with paths, gradients, alpha blends, matrix operations, and transformations.Later chapters conceal easy methods to paintings with bitmaps and different photographs, in addition to complicated drawing and printing innovations. the ultimate chapters are dedicated to necessary initiatives that exhibit the subject material of the former chapters in real-world examples.Throughout GDI+ Programming in C# and VB .NET, writer Nick Symmonds not just explains the various namespaces and periods on the subject of GDI+, but in addition takes the time to hide the easiest practices of pix programming. Woven in the course of the ebook are various examples that tie jointly diversified features of programming in .NET that train programmers tips to get the absolute best pace and potency out in their code.
By Dan Appleman
The main to having access to the facility of each working approach is its program programming interface (API). visible easy can entry simply a part of the home windows API with no unique support. to write down the main strong attainable courses, VB programmers have to paintings with the entire API. the large challenge for VB programmers in attempting to accomplish that is that each one of the to be had documentation at the home windows API is written for C++ programmers. In different phrases, the instructions for utilizing the API is written in a language that VB programmers do not comprehend. With a writing sort that mixes technical competence, humor, and slightly "attitude," Appleman proves once more during this long-awaited supplement to his earlier bestseller, visible simple Programmer's advisor to the Win32 API, that studying complex know-how can (and should still) be enjoyable.
By Bruce McKinney
The 1st variation has been an immense hit with programmers who're fascinated by visible simple. And during this moment version, they are going to locate extra aid for increasing what visible easy can do, together with transparent path on exploiting this language's object-oriented personality to code good points and behaviour that after the only real province of C/C++ pros. just like the first variation, this one tackles difficult matters with clever coding, functional instruments and research, and an unblinking variety. As visible uncomplicated keeps to conform, it supplies extra energy (and complexity) to its audience-and this ebook is a helpful method for programmers to maintain with that evolution. HARDCORE visible simple, moment variation, should be promoted through the area huge internet and is predicted to proceed the revenues luck of the former variation.
By Gordon Hogenson (auth.)
C++/CLI: The visible C++ Language for .NET introduces Microsoft's extensions to the C++ syntax that let you goal the typical language runtime the most important to the center of the .NET 3.0 platform. In 12 no-fluff chapters, Microsoft insider Gordon Hogenson takes you into the middle of the C++/CLI language and explains either how the language parts paintings and the way Microsoft intends them for use. Compilable code samples illustrate the syntax as easily as attainable, and extra complex code samples exhibit how the hot syntax may well as a rule be used.
The booklet is a beginner's advisor, however it assumes a familiarity with programming fundamentals. And it concentrates on explaining the features of C++/CLI that make it the main strong and enjoyable language at the .NET Framework 3.0. As such, this booklet is perfect in case you are deliberating migrating to C++/CLI from one other language. through the tip of this ebook, you will have a radical grounding within the center language components including the arrogance to discover additional that comes from a great realizing of a languages syntax and grammar.