Visual Basic 2022 Made Easy: A Comprehensive Guide to Visual Basic 2022 Programming

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Visual Basic 2022 Made Easy: A Comprehensive Guide to Visual Basic 2022 Programming

Table of contents :
Chapter 1 Introduction
1.1 A Brief History of Visual Basic
1.2 Installation of Visual Studio 2022
1.3 Creating a Visual Basic 2022 Project
Chapter 2 Designing the User Interface
2.1 Customizing the Form
Example 2.1 Changing Properties at Runtime
Example 2.2 Customizing the Form
2.2 Adding Controls to the Form
Chapter 3 Writing the Code
3.1 The Concept of Event-Driven Programming
3.2 Writing the Code
Example 3.1 Displaying a Message
Example 3.3 Arithmetic Calculations
Chapter 4 Working with Controls
4.1 TextBox
Example 4.1 Adding two numbers
4.2 Label
Example 4.2 Display the output on a Label
4.3 ListBox
4.3.1 Adding Items to ListBox
Example 4.3 Adding an Item to ListBox
Example 4.4 Adding Items using InputBox
Example 4.5 Geometric Progression
4.3.2 Removing Items from a List Box
Example 4.6 Removing Items from ListBox
Example 4.6 Removing an Item from ListBox via an Input Box
Example 4.7 Delete a Selected Item from ListBox
Example 4.8 Delete Multiple Selected Items from ListBox
Example 4.9 Clear All Items from ListBox
4.4 ComboBox
4.4.1 Adding Items to ComboBox
Example 4.10 Adding an Item to ComboBox
Example 4.11 Adding an Item to ComboBox via an Input Box
4.4.2 Removing Items from a Combo box
Example 4.12 Delete an Item from ComboBox
Example 4.13 Delete a Selected Item from ComboBox
Example 4.14 Remove All Items from ComboBox
Chapter 5 Handling Images
5.1 Loading an Image in a Picture Box
5.1.1 Loading an Image at Design Time
5.1.2 Loading an Image at Runtime
Example 5.1 Loading an Image at Runtime
5.2 Loading an Image using Open File Dialog Control
Example 5.2 Loading an Image via a Dialog Box
Chapter 6 Working with Data
6.1 Visual Basic 2022 Data Types
6.1.1 Numeric Data Types
6.1.2 Non-numeric Data Types
6.1.3 Suffixes for Literals
6.2 Variables and Constants
6.2.1 Variable Names
6.2.2 Declaring Variables
Example 6.1 Declaring Variables
Example 6.2 Declaring a String Variable
Example 6.3 Declaring a Fixed Length String Variable
6.2.3 Assigning Values to Variables
Example 6.4 Assigning Values to Variables
Example 6.5 Error Assigning a Variable
6.2.4 Scope of Declaration
6.2.5 Declaring Constants
Example 6.6 Declaring Constants
Example 6.6 Computing the Area of a Circle
Chapter 7 Arrays
7.1 Introduction to Arrays
7.2 Dimension of an Array
7.3 Declaring Arrays
Example 7.1 To Find the Length of an Array
Example 7.2 Find the length of Non-zeroth Array
Example 7.3 Declaring Two-Dimensional Array
Example 7.4 Creating an Array via an Input Box
Chapter 8 Mathematical Operations
8.1 Mathematical Operators
8.2 Writing Code that Performs Mathematical Operations
Example 8.1 Standard Arithmetic Calculations
Example 8.1 Performing Arithmetic Operations
Example 8.2 Pythagorean Theorem
Example 8.3: BMI Calculator
Chapter 9 String Manipulation
9.1 String Manipulation Using + and & signs
Example 9.1 Concatenation of Strings
Example 9.2 Data Mismatch
9.2 String Manipulation Using Built-in Functions
9.2.1 The Len Function
Example 9.3 Using the Len Function to find the Lenth of a Phrase
9.2.2 The Right Function
Example 9.4 Extracting the Right Portion of a Phrase
9.2.3 The Left Function
9.2.4 The Mid Function
Example 9.5 Using the Mid Function to Extract a Part of a Phrase
Example 9.6 Extracting a Part of a Phrase
9.2.5 Trim Function
Example 9.7 Trimming a Phrase
9.2.6 Ltrim Function
9.2.7 The Rtrim Function
9.2.8 The InStr function
9.2.9 The Ucase and the Lcase Functions
9.2.10 The Chr and the Asc functions
Example 9.8 Boggle
Chapter 10 Using If…Then…Else
10.1 Conditional Operators
10.2 Logical Operators
10.3 Using If ...Then...Else
10.3.1 If ...Then Statement
Example 10.1 Using If…Then Statement
10.3.2 If...Then…Else Statement
Example 10.2 Lucky Draw Simulation
Example 10.3 Another Lucky Draw Program
10.3.3 If...Then...ElseIf Statement
Example 10.4 Grade Generator
Chapter 11 Select Case
Example 11.1: Examination Grades
Example 11.2 Using Case Is
Example 11.3 Select Case for a Range of Values
Example 11.4 Computing Exam Grades
Chapter 12 Looping
12.1 For...Next Loop
Example 12.1 Adding Numbers to a List Box
Example 12.2 Summation of Numbers using a For Next Loop
Example 12.3 Negative Increment in a For Next Loop
Example 12.4 Exit For
12.2 Do Loop
Example 12.5 Adding Numbers in a Do Loop
Example 12.6 Adding Numbers in a Do Loop
12.3 While...End While Loop
Example 12.7 Summation of Numbers using a While End While Loop
Chapter 13 Sub Procedures
Example 13.1 A Sub Procedure that Add Two Numbers
Example 13.2: Password Cracker
Chapter 14 Functions
14.1 Creating a User-Defined Function
Example 14.1: BMI Calculator
Example 14.2: Future Value Calculator
14.2 Passing Arguments by Value and by Reference
Example 14.3 Square Root Function
Chapter 15 Mathematical Functions
15.1 The Abs Function
Example 15.1 Computing Absolute Value
15.2 The Exp function
Example 15.2 Compute Exponential Value
15.3 The Fix Function
Example 15.3 Using Fix
15.4 The Int Function
15.5 The Log Function
Example 15.4 The Log Function
15.6 The Rnd( ) Function
Example 15.5 Generating Random Integers
15.7 The Round Function
Example 15.6 Rounding Numbers
Chapter 16 The Format Function
16.1 Format Function for Numbers
16.1.1 Built-in Format function for Numbers
Example 16.1 Formatting Numbers
16.1.2 User-Defined Format
Example 16.2 Using User-Defined Formats
16.2 Formatting Date and Time
16.2.1 Formatting Date and time using predefined formats
Example 16.3 Formatting Date and Time
16.2.2 Formatting Date and time using user-defined formats
Example 16.4 Formatting Date and Time with User-Defined Format
Chapter 17 Checkbox and Radio Button
17.1 Checkbox
Example 17.1: Online Shopping Mall
Example 17.2 Shopping Cart
Example 17.3 Formatting Fonts
17.2 Radio Button
Example 17.4 Shopping Cart with Radio Buttons
Example 17.5 Multiple Selections Using Groupbox
Chapter 18 Errors Handling
18.1 Using On Error GoTo Syntax
Example 18.1 Division Errors
18.2 Using Try…Catch ...End Try Structure
Example 18.1 Data Types Mismatch Errors
Chapter 19 Object-Oriented Programming
19.1 Concepts of Object-Oriented Programming
(a) Encapsulation
(b) Inheritance
(c) Polymorphism
19.2 Creating a Class
Example 19.1 BMI Class
Example 19.2 Examination Class
Example 19.3 Future Value Class
Chapter 20 Creating Graphics
20.1 Introduction to Graphics Creation
20.2 Creating the Graphics Object
20.3 Creating the Pen Object
20.4 Drawing a Straight Line
20.5 Drawing Lines that Connect Multiple Points
Example 20.1 Drawing straight lines that connect multiple points
20.6 Drawing a curve that Connect Multiple Points
Example 20.2 Drawing a Curve
20.7 Drawing a Quadratic Curve
Example 20.3 Drawing the Quadratic
20.8 Drawing a Sine Curve
Example 20.4 Drawing a Sine Curve
20.8 Drawing a Rectangle
20.9 Customizing Line Style of the Pen Object
Example 20.5 Drawing a Rectangle with Dash Line Border
20.10 Drawing an Ellipse
Example 20.6 Drawing an Ellipse
Example 20.7 Drawing Ellipse with DrawEllipse Method
20.11 Drawing a Circle
Example 20.8 Drawing a Circle
20.12 Drawing Text
Example 20.10 Drawing Text
Example 20.11 Drawing Text
20.13 Drawing Polygons
Example 20.12 Drawing a Triangle
Example 20.13 Drawing a Quadrilateral
20.14 Drawing a Pie
Example 20.14 Drawing a pie that sweeps clockwise through 60 degrees.
20.15 Filling Shapes with Color
20.15.1 Drawing and Filling a Rectangle with Color
Example 20.15 Drawing a Square
20.15.2 Drawing and Filling an Ellipse with Color
Example 20.16 Drawing an Ellipse and Color it
20.15.3 Drawing and Filling a Polygon with Color
Example 20.17 Drawing a Polygon and Color It
20.15.4 Drawing and Filling a Pie
Example 20.18 Drawing a Pie and Color It
Chapter 21 Using Timer
Example 21.1 Creating a Digital Clock
Example 21.2 Creating a Stopwatch
Example 21.3 Creating a Digital Dice
Chapter 22 Creating Animation
Example 22.1 Creating a Moving Object
Example 22.2 Creating a Graphical Dice
Example 22.3 Creating a Slot Machine
Chapter 23 Working with Databases
23.1 Introduction to Database
23.2 Creating a Database Application
23.3 Creating a Connection to a Database using ADO.NET
23.4 Populating Data in ADO.NET
Example 23.1 Creating a Customer Contact List
23.5 Browsing Records
23.6 Editing, Saving, Adding and Deleting Records
Example 23.2 Browsing the Database
23.7 Accessing Database using DataGridView
Example 23.3 Browsing Data Using DataGridView
23.8 Performing Arithmetic Calculations in a Database
Example 23.4 Performing Arithmetic Calculations in a Database
Example 23.5 Calculating Income
Example 23.6 Using the Count Function
Chapter 24 Reading and Writing Text Files
24.2 Reading a Text File
24.3 Writing to a Text File
Chapter 25 Building Console Applications
25.1 Introduction
Example 25.1: Displaying a Message
25.2 Creating a Text File Writer in Console
Example 25.2 Creating a Text File Writer
25.3 Creating a Text File Reader in Console
Example 25.3 Creating a Text File Reader
25.4 Creating a Console App using If...Then...Else
Example 25.4 Arithmetic Console App
Chapter 26 Creating Menu Bar and Toolbar
26.1 Creating Menu Items on the Menu Bar
26.2 Creating the Toolbar
Chapter 27 Deploying your VB 2022 Applications

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