Visual Basic 2008 Recipes

A Problem-Solution Approach

  • Authors
  • Todd Herman
  • Allen Jones
  • Matthew MacDonald
  • Rakesh Rajan

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Pages 51-95
  3. Pages 299-341
  4. Pages 343-389
  5. Pages 391-435
  6. Pages 437-494
  7. Pages 539-560
  8. Pages 605-629
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 631-680

About this book


Sometimes you just need to solve a problem and get on with your work. To that end, Visual Basic 2008 Recipes is a compendium of practical solutions for busy VB .NET programmers. Create time for the more interesting aspects of your VB .NET project by solving common problems with the practical solutions and dozens of code examples in this book. Important .NET 3.5 technologies, such as Windows Presentation Framework (WPF) and Language Integrated Query (LINQ), are covered, and each chapter addresses a specific problem domain, including database access, multimedia, XML manipulation, networking, and security. The code is free to download, so you can use the recipes immediately.

  • Take advantage of quality, ready–made solutions to common Visual Basic programming problems
  • Avoid the tedium of having to reinvent the wheel—focus instead on the more interesting problems specific to your application
  • Learn from and be inspired by what the authors have done. Use their work as stepping stones to solve even more complex problems


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