Chapter 1. Introduction to Visual Basic .NET 2008. Chapter Objectives (1 of 2). Describe the process of visual program design and development. Explain the term object-oriented programming. Explain the concepts of classes , objects , properties , methods , and events.
Introduction to Visual Basic .NET 2008
Windows are called forms.
In VB, you will work with objects that have properties, methods, and events. Each object is based on a class.
There is a three-step process when writing a Visual Basic application—you set up the user interface, define the properties, and then create the code..
Once a project is run, several more files are created by the system. The only file that is opened directly is the solution file.
The Visual Studio environment is where you create and test your projects. In Visual Studio, it is called an
Visual Studio 2008 provides a new option that allows the programmer to select the default profile for the IDE.
The Visual Studio IDE with the Start Page open, as it first appears in Windows XP, without an open project
Solution Explorer WindowProperties Window
"Look at the Title Bar"
Hello World Project
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"Help is always available from the Help Menu or by pressing F1."
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