Advanced .NET Framework 2.0 Using Visual Basic 2005: Volume 1
VOLUME 1: In this volume, you’ll learn about System.Configuration namespace to embed configuration management into your .NET applications. See how to post events to the Windows Event log and manage Windows processes using the System.Diagnostics namespace. Take advantage of the new .NET 2.0 security features in the System.Security namespace. Prevent tampering using the AccessControl and Authentication classes. Protect your data using the Cryptography classes. Control access to your applications using the Permissions and Policy classes.
Advanced .NET Framework 2.0 Using Visual Basic 2005: Volume 2
VOLUME 2: In this volume, you’ll learn about implementing service processes and application domains in your .NET applications using the System and ServiceProcess namespaces. You’ll see how to take advantage of multi-threading to create fast and efficient processes through the Threading namespace. You’ll learn how to internationalize your .NET application by using the globalization classes. Enhance your user interface with the System.Drawing and System.Text namespaces.
Advanced .NET Framework 2.0 Using Visual Basic 2005: Volume 3
VOLUME 3: In this volume, you’ll learn about the .NET Framework 2.0 system types like Generic and Reference types. Work with groups of data using various classes like Collection, Hashtable, ArrayList, and Dictionary. Improve type safety and performance using generic collections and manage data better by using specialized collections. You’ll learn about object serialization and working with XML formatted data. Manage files and folders using the System.IO namespace. See how to work with external data using the Stream classes.
NET Framework 2.0 System Types
Value and Reference Types
Attribute sand Generic Types
Boxing and UnBoxing
Iterators and Hashtable Class
Dictionary Base Class
SortedList and Stack Classes
Generic KeyValuePair Structure
Generic List.Enumerator Structure
Generic Queue Class
Generic SortedDictionary Class
Using Specialized Collections
Specialized String Classes
Implementing Interfaces to Comply with Standard Contracts
Don Kiely has been using and programming computers since the mid-1970s, when he first punched IBM punch cards for batch processing to solve engineering problems. Now Don is a nationally recognized author, instructor and consultant who travels the country sharing his expertise in SQL Server and security. He has written business software using assembly, C/C++, dBASE, Nantucket Clipper, RPG II, C#, and Visual Basic for a variety of industries, and has taught software and business administration courses at community colleges. Now Don is an author and presenter , and a consultant for a variety of companies that develop distributed applications for public and private organizations. Don is also the author or coauthor of several programming books, and a featured speaker at SQL Server conferences.
Greg Reddick is the president of Xoc Software. Greg is a consultant who develops applications and Web sites using .NET. He has also taught instructor-led training classes since 1994. Greg worked as a Software Design Engineer on Microsoft Access 1.0.
F. Scott Barker has 15 years of software development experience, specializing in Visual Basic and Visual C#. While working at Microsoft, Scott was a member of the Microsoft Access and Visual FoxPro teams, and has been a Microsoft MVP. He has been a contributing editor for various technical magazines including DataBased Advisor Magazine, Smart Access, and Informant's Microsoft Office and VBA Developer magazine. He has also written nine software development books including Database Programming with Visual Basic .NET and ADO.NET and Wrox’s C# Express Starter Kit. Scott is a frequent speaker at Microsoft conferences worldwide, and has 7 years of experience as a trainer. He has taught live instructor-led classes , and is now an author and presenter for award-winning self-study courses.