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Programming with Microsoft Visual Basic 2017 8th Edition

Diane Zak

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Teach your students to master the fundamentals of effective programming as they work through Visual Basic 2017’s latest features with PROGRAMMING WITH MICROSOFT® VISUAL BASIC® 2017, 8E by best-selling technology author Diane Zak. The wealth of hands-on ap

Diane Zak,

Prolific author and respected professional, Diane Zak continues to provide an inspiring and uncomplicated learning experience for students through her widely popular programming books. Recognized for their unique, readable, and friendly style, each book reflects Zak's knowledge of student needs and her extensive understanding of computer programming and its use in business today. Each book is carefully crafted with the modern student in mind. Diane Zak holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems, a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, and a Master of Arts degree in Adult and Continuing Education. She has taught at various computer training centers and most recently served as professor at College of DuPage in Illinois.

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  • EFFECTIVE "YOU DO IT" BOXES ENSURE COMPREHENSION AS STUDENTS PROGRESS. Strategically placed in each chapter, these "You Do It" activity boxes test students' knowledge and check their mastery of concepts throughout each lesson.
  • "CHEAT SHEET" APPENDIX PROVIDES QUICK REFERENCE FOR STUDENTS. Appendix C, The "Cheat Sheet" Appendix, summarizes the most important concepts covered in this edition’s chapters, such as the syntax of statements, methods, and other critical aspects of Visua
  • CASE PROJECTS APPENDIX REINFORCES PRACTICAL APPLICATION IN TODAY’S BUSINESS WORLD. Appendix D, Case Projects, ties together the concepts from one or more chapters to provide your students with the big-picture. This emphasis places concepts with the larger
  • GUI DESIGN APPENDIX PROVIDES ADDITIONAL HELPFUL REFERENCE SOURCE. Appendix B summarizes the guidelines covered in each chapter in one convenient place for handy reference.
  • "START HERE" ARROWS DIRECT STUDENTS TO THE BEGINNING POINT IN EACH SET OF STEPS. These arrows allow students to quickly locate the beginning of the tutorial steps sections in the book.
  • COVERAGE OF BREAKPOINTS AND STEPPING THROUGH CODE EQUIPS READERS WITH STRONG PROGRAMMING SKILLS. Students gain a thorough understanding of how to set breakpoints and step through code as powerful tools for effectively debugging programs.
  • VISUALLY APPEALING PRESENTATION KEEPS READERS FOCUSED ON KEY CONCEPTS AND SKILLS. This edition's functional page design adds excitement while visually guiding students as they master today's Visual Basic concepts and skills.
  • INTERESTING, VARIED EXERCISES KEEP PRACTICE ENGAGING AND MOTIVATING FOR TODAY'S STUDENTS. Exercises are clearly differentiated as Introductory, Intermediate, and Advanced for your convenience in making class assignments. Students can also refine their ski
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Programming with Microsoft Visual Basic 2017


Read This Before You Begin.
1. An Introduction to Visual Studio 2017 and Visual Basic.
2. Planning Applications and Designing Interfaces.
3. Coding with Variables, Named Constants, and Calculations.
4. The Selection Structure.
5. The Repetition Structure.
6. Sub and Function Procedures.
7. String Manipulation.
8. Arrays.
9. Sequential Access Files and Menus.
10. Classes and Objects.
11. SQL Server Databases.
12. Database Queries with SQL
13. Web Site Applications.
Appendix A: GUI Design Guidelines.
Appendix B: Additional Topics.
Appendix C: Finding and Fixing Program Errors.
Appendix D: Visual Basic 2017 Cheat Sheet.
Appendix E: Case Projects.

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