This guide teaches readers how to program by using a classroom setting and dialogue between students and the teacher to explain important programming and visual basic concepts. Nearly 100 questions are asked and answered in each chapter in the form of a running dialogue between the instructor (John Smiley) and the students. The book anticipates questions students have - and answers scores of others they never thought to ask.
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The easiest technical book you'll ever read. Open it up and see for yourself!
Join Professor Smiley's Visual Basic .Net class as he teaches essential skills in programming, coding, and more. Using a student-instructor conversational format, this book starts at the very beginning with crucial programming fundamentals. You'll quickly learn how to identify customer needs so you can create an application that achieves programming objectives--just like experienced programmers. By identifying clear client goals, you'll learn important programming basics--like how computers view input and execute output based on the information they are given--then use those skills to develop real-world applications. Participate in this one-of-a-kind classroom experience and see why Professor Smiley is renowned for making learning fun and easy.
*Understand computers at a fundamental level, and see how the programs you write fit into the Windows environment
*Get briefed on essential terminology, including memory, data types, and graphical user interface
*Prepare for successful programming by learning the Visual Basic Integrated Development Environment (IDE)
*Learn how to write a Visual Basic program by first developing the user Interface--then write code to complete its functionality
*Understand the proper sequence to events and writing code
*Perform more detailed programming functions like string manipulation, loops, and arrays
John Smiley (Cinnaminson, NJ) is a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD), and Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT). He is also a consultant and professor at Penn State University, Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science, and Holy Family College. John has consulted and created several online programming courses for ZDU, SmartPlanet, and ElementK. Feel free to visit John's Web site at http://www.johnsmiley.com
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Book Description Osborne/McGraw-Hill, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0072131772
Book Description Osborne/McGraw-Hill, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110072131772