Higher Education

Microsoft® Visual Basic 2010 for Windows, Web, and Office Applications: Complete, 1st Edition

  • Gary B. Shelly
  • Corinne Hoisington Central Virginia Community College
  • ISBN-10: 0538468483  |  ISBN-13: 9780538468480
  • 864 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2009, 2007
  • © 2011 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $123.25
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Overview

MICROSOFT VISUAL BASIC 2010: COMPLETE teaches students the essentials of computer programming using the latest Visual Basic programming language, Visual Basic 2010. Nine chapters and four appendices cover topics such as designing a Visual Basic user interface, creating a windows application, variables and arithmetic operations, mobile applications using decision structures, loop structures, Visual Studio tools for Office applications, and function procedures and exception handling. Written in a straight-forward style with the innovative Guided Program Development section in each chapter, this text makes it easy for any novice programmer to understand the core capabilities and fundamental skills and techniques for Visual Basic 2010.

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Features and Benefits

  • Introduces students from any discipline to computer programming and code, with an emphasis on producing well-written and readable programs, using Visual Basic 2010 software.
  • Illustrates each step in the chapter project with the Online Reinforcement videos on the Online Companion. Encourages students to work independently, while verifying accuracy, using the Guided Program Development section.
  • Provides insight into real world applications and use of tools by developers with In the Real World boxes. Heads-Up boxes indicate areas of interest and show multiple ways of completing the same task.
  • Shows students potential places for errors and difficulties that can arise from using a particular command with the Watch Out For boxes.
  • Offers extensive end-of-chapter exercises, including Debugging Exercises and Programming Assignments, which help students master chapter material.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Visual Basic 2010 Programming.
2. Program and Graphical User Interface Design.
3. Program Design and Coding.
4. Variables and Arithmetic Operations.
5. Decision Structures.
6. Loop Structures.
7. Creating Web Applications.
8. Using Procedures and Exception Handling.
Enrichment Chapter: Visual Studio Tools for Office.
Appendices.
A. Unicode.
B. The My Namespace.
C. Naming Conventions.
D. Using LINQ with Visual Basic 2010.
E. Using Silverlight with Visual Basic 2010.

What's New

  • Appendix on the topic of Silverlight – a brand new feature in Visual Basic 2010.
  • updated user interface.
  • New screen shots.
  • Syntax updates.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Resource CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 0538468769 | ISBN-13: 9780538468763)

Microsoft® Visual Basic 2010 for Windows, Web, Office, and Database Applications: Comprehensive  (ISBN-10: 0538468475 | ISBN-13: 9780538468473)

MICROSOFT VISUAL BASIC 2010: COMPREHENSIVE teaches students the essentials of computer programming using the latest Visual Basic programming language, Visual Basic 2010. Twelve chapters and four appendices cover topics such as designing a Visual Basic user interface, creating a windows application, variables and arithmetic operations, mobile applications using decision structures, loop structures, Visual Studio tools for Office applications, arrays, function procedures and exception handling, incorporating databases with ADO.NET 3.5, creating classes, and cell phone applications and Web services. Written in a straight-forward style with the innovative Guided Program Development section in each chapter, this text makes it easy for any novice programmer to understand the core capabilities and fundamental skills and techniques for Visual Basic 2010.

List Price = $200.95  | CengageBrain Price = $200.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $150.75

Student Supplements

Microsoft® Visual Basic 2010 for Windows, Web, Office, and Database Applications: Comprehensive  (ISBN-10: 0538468475 | ISBN-13: 9780538468473)

MICROSOFT VISUAL BASIC 2010: COMPREHENSIVE teaches students the essentials of computer programming using the latest Visual Basic programming language, Visual Basic 2010. Twelve chapters and four appendices cover topics such as designing a Visual Basic user interface, creating a windows application, variables and arithmetic operations, mobile applications using decision structures, loop structures, Visual Studio tools for Office applications, arrays, function procedures and exception handling, incorporating databases with ADO.NET 3.5, creating classes, and cell phone applications and Web services. Written in a straight-forward style with the innovative Guided Program Development section in each chapter, this text makes it easy for any novice programmer to understand the core capabilities and fundamental skills and techniques for Visual Basic 2010.

List Price = $200.95  | CengageBrain Price = $200.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $150.75

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Gary B. Shelly

Gary B. Shelly wrote and published his first computer education textbook in 1969. More than twenty million copies of Shelly Cashman Series' textbooks have been sold. Gary and a talented group of contributing authors have produced books on computer programming, computer concepts, and application software that are the leading textbooks in the computer technology market today. Gary has hosted the annual Shelly Cashman Institute, a week-long training event focusing on the latest topics in technology, for the past 34 years.

Corinne Hoisington

Corinne Hoisington is a professor at Central Virginia Community College in Lynchburg, Virginia. With more than 25 years of teaching experience, Professor Hoisington has been honored with the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional in Computer Programming award. A dynamic speaker, she regularly presents on new technology and education trends to instructors across North America. She is the author of several best-selling Shelly Cashman Series texts on Windows, Visual Basic, and Adobe Dreamweaver, as well as Android app development.