Join Walt Ritscher for an in-depth discussion in this video Writing a VB program, part of Visual Studio 2010 Essential Training.
Visual Basic is the other leading language for programming .NET.…You may know it by its VB acronym or as Visual Basic .NET, but it's officially…known within Microsoft as Visual Basic.…C# and VB share a lot of features and are more similar than different in .NET 4.0.…According to my sources at Microsoft, these two languages are tremendously…popular and account for the highest percentage of .NET programmers.…In this movie, I want to show you some basics of the VB language and its editor.…
I'm inside Visual Studio, and I have open up this project called VBEditor.…I have one code file here called module1.vb.…The vb extension signifies that this code file contains Visual Basic code.…I'll double-click on Module1.vb and load it in the editor.…In Visual Basic when you're working in a console application, you have to specify…a Sub Main, a main entry point for the application.…So you call it Sub Main, and you put it inside a Module.…I'm going to write some code to read and write information out to this console window.…
- Creating a Visual Studio project
- Building the user interface
- Binding to an RSS feed
- Coding with IntelliSense
- Creating rich Internet applications with Silverlight
- Building Windows applications with Windows Forms
- Integrating with SQL Server
- Working with Microsoft Office applications
- Understanding extensibility in Visual Studio
- Working with data, ADO.NET and datasets
- Using source control
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: Which edition of Visual Studio 2010 do I need to follow along in this course?
A: The course is taught with Visual Studio 2010 Professional, but can also be used with the Premium or Ultimate editions. The Express editions of Visual Studio, including Visual Basic 2010 Express, Visual C# 2010 Express, and Visual C++ Express, are not covered in this course.
Q: I'm attempting to download the exercise files for this course, and my virus protection is blocking me from unzipping the downloaded file. Are the files corrupted?
A: The alert is a false-positive message. Your antivirus software is detecting the active code included in the exercise files, which in some ways resembles viral code. There is nothing to be alarmed about and you can ignore the warning. This is common among coding courses and environments.
1. Getting Started
2. Exploring the Visual Studio Workspace (IDE)
3. Building a Simple Application
4. Exploring the Code Editors
5. Working with Code
6. Understanding the Project Types
7. Digging Into Your Data
8. Debugging Your Application
9. Testing Your Application
10. Deploying Your Application
11. Working with Source Control
12. Integrating with Microsoft Office Applications
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13. Extending Visual Studio
14. Configuring Your Application
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