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An Introduction to Programming Using Visual Basic 2012(w/Visual Studio 2012 Express Edition DVD),9780133378504

An Introduction to Programming Using Visual Basic 2012(w/Visual Studio 2012 Express Edition DVD)

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Edition: 9th
Format: Paperback w/DVD
Pub. Date: 2/22/2013
Publisher(s): Pearson

Summary

An Introduction to Programming Using Visual Basic 2012, Ninth Editionconsistently praised by both students and instructors is designed for readers with no prior computer programming experience. Now updated for Visual Basic 2012, Schneider focuses on teaching problem-solving skills and sustainable programming skills. A broad range of real-world examples, section-ending exercises, case studies, and programming projects gives readers more hands-on experience than any other Visual Basic book on the market.

Author Biography

David I. Schneider spent over 32 years teaching at the University of Maryland, and has published an impressive 28 books over the past 18 years. He is the author of several best-selling texts, including his Visual Basic Series with Prentice Hall. Why are his books best-sellers? Students love his extensive use of examples and applications–a concept that stems from his teaching experience and results in books that are "tried and true." His best-selling Visual Basic texts have been successfully used for many years and have received consistent praise from both students and instructors.

Table of Contents

Preface
Using this Book for a Short or Condensed Course 

Chapter 1 An Introduction to Computers and Problem Solving

1.1 An Introduction to Computing and Visual Basic

1.2 Program Development Cycle

1.3 Programming Tools

Chapter 2 Visual Basic Controls and Events

2.1 An Introduction to Visual Basic 2012

2.2 Visual Basic Controls

2.3 Visual Basic Events

Summary 

Chapter 3 Variables, Input, and Output   

3.1 Numbers

3.2 Strings

3.3 Input and Output

Summary

Programming Projects

Chapter 4 Decisions              

4.1 Relational and Logical Operators

4.2 If Blocks

4.3 Select Case Blocks

4.4 Input via User Selection

Summary

Programming Projects 

Chapter 5 General Procedures              

5.1 Function Procedures

5.2 Sub Procedures, Part I

5.3 Sub Procedures, Part II

5.4 Modular Design

5.5 A Case Study: Weekly Payroll

Summary

Programming Projects

Chapter 6 Repetition

6.1 Do Loops

6.2 For…Next Loops

6.3 List Boxes and Loops

Summary

Programming Projects 

Chapter 7 Arrays              

7.1 Creating and Accessing Arrays

7.2 Using LINQ with Arrays  

7.3 Arrays of Structures  

7.4 Two-Dimensional Arrays  

7.5 A Case Study: Analyze a Loan  

Summary  

Programming Projects  

Chapter 8 Text Files               

8.1 Managing Text Files  

8.2 StreamReaders, StreamWriters, Structured Exception Handling  

8.3 XML  

8.4 A Case Study: Recording Checks and Deposits  

Summary  

Programming Projects  

Chapter 9 Additional Controls and Objects 

9.1 List Boxes and Combo Boxes  

9.2 Eight Additional Controls and Objects  

9.3 Multiple-Form Programs  

9.4 Graphics  

Summary  

Programming Projects  

Chapter 10 Databases                                

10.1 An Introduction to Databases  

10.2 Editing and Designing Databases  

Summary  

Programming Projects  

Chapter 11 Object-Oriented Programming 

11.1 Classes and Objects 

11.2 Working with Objects  

11.3 Inheritance  

Summary  

Programming Projects  

Appendices                          

Appendix A ANSI Values  

Appendix B How To  

Appendix C Folders and Files  

Appendix D Visual Basic Debugging Tools  

Answers to Selected Odd-Numbered Exercises  

Index

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