Beginning VB 2008: From Novice to Professional by Christian GrossBeginning VB 2008: From Novice to Professional by Christian Gross

Beginning VB 2008: From Novice to Professional

byChristian Gross

Paperback | February 7, 2008

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T he first computer programming book I read was titled Programming Windows 3.0 by Charles Petzold. This was around the time when Microsoft Windows 3.0 (circa 1992) once and for all showed the industry that Microsoft was a company with a future. Writing code for Windows back then was complicated by many things: lack of documentation, 16-bit architecture, and the necessity of buying a compiler separate from the software development kit (SDK). Charles's book tied everything together and solved the problem of how to write a program for Windows. Now the problems are quite the opposite: we have too much documentation, we have 64-bit architectures, and everything including the kitchen sink is thrown into a development envir- ment. Now we need to figure out what we actually need. We have too many options-too many ways to solve the same problem. What I am trying to do with this book is the same thing that Charles did for me when I first started out, and that was to help me figure out what I needed to write code. This book is about explaining the Visual Basic programming language in the context of solving problems. Visual Basic has become a sophisticated programming language that can achieve many goals, but you are left wondering what techniques to use when. This book is here to answer your questions. This book is not a reference to all of the features of the Visual Basic programming language.
Christian Gross is a consultant with vast experience in the client/server world. He has consulted for Microsoft on DNA solutions, and he has held consulting positions with Daimler Benz, Microsoft, NatWest, and other major corporations. Gross was a contributor to Professional Active Server Pages, Professional SQL Server 6.5 Administrati...
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Title:Beginning VB 2008: From Novice to ProfessionalFormat:PaperbackDimensions:450 pages, 23.5 × 17.8 × 0.01 inPublished:February 7, 2008Publisher:APRESS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1590599381

ISBN - 13:9781590599389

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