Visual Basic 2008 Programming: Business Applications with a Design Perspective
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Chapter 2: Visual Basic Programming Concepts
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2.2 Your First Visual Basic Program

You have just completed a brief tour of the IDE. As explained at the beginning of this chapter, the VS 2008 IDE is where you work to develop a VB program (project). You are probably eager now to learn to write your first VB program. You will first walk through a program development cycle so that you can get a hands-on feel. The concepts behind all the work will then be explained.

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  1. Starting the IDE
  2. Starting a New Project
  3. The Menu Bar and the Toolbar
  4. The Toolbox
  5. The Form and the Code Window
  6. The Solution Explorer
  7. The Properties Window
  8. Exiting the VB IDE
  • 2.2 Your First Visual Basic Program
    1. A Simple Program Walkthrough
    2. Handling VB Program Files
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