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Programming with Visual Basic - 9780170264815
248 Pages

Programming with Visual Basic

By | Copyright Year:2014 | ISBN-13: 9780170264815

Programming with Visual Basic®, Fifth edition, provides a complete course of instruction in Visual Basic® 2012 Express Edition – the exciting programming system from Microsoft®. This new edition is a fully object-oriented development environment.

This book does not assume any prior knowledge, guiding the user from the very simplest applications to those of considerable complexity. Diagrams are the tools used to design program procedures and the programming examples are supported by a sound theoretical background. The text will be supported by review exercises and projects, graphics and sound files. Topics covered include:

- Problem solving and program design
- Events, objects and OOP
- Variables and data types
- Branching and loops
- User defined functions
- Text file processing
- Collections and arrays
- Application deployment
- Graphics and animation
- Databases and ADO.NET
- Recursive functions and procedures.


1 Problems and Algorithms
2 Visual Basic Fundamentals
3 Variables and Data Types
4 Branching
5 Loops
6 Text files
7 Graphics and Geometry
8 Arrays


Graeme Summers is a teacher of Information Processing and Technology (IPT) at Coolum State High School, Queensland. He has been honoured with the prestigious QSITE Teacher Award for Leadership in Educational Computing (Queensland Society for Information Technology in Education). Graeme is currently an ACCE Professional Associate (Australian Council for Computers in Education). He has been actively involved in computer education and software development in Australia since 1980.


Complete course of instruction in Visual Basic® 2012 Express Edition

Does not assume any prior knowledge from students

Applications start with simple tasks and then build up to more complex tasks as students gain skill and confidence

Fully supported by web-based material.