Best Visual Basic Books For Developing Software Applications

best visual basic books

Visual Basic is a third-generation programming language and integrated development environment (IDE) from Microsoft. With visual basic programming language, you will be able to create .NET Framework-based applications. Here you will get the best Visual Basic books for building software applications.

Microsoft Visual Basic 2017 for Windows, Web, and Database Applications: Comprehensive (Shelly Cashman)
Author: Corinne Hoisington
Published at: 15/06/2017
ISBN: 1337102113
'Microsoft VISUAL BASIC 2017 for Windows, Web, and Database Applications' shows you step-by-step presentation blended insightful demonstrations of professional programs with in-depth discussions of programming concepts and techniques. This book includes numerous independent programming assignments in each chapter. 

What You Will Learn:
  • How to build a strong foundation in the tech sector and app development.
  • You will understand Windows Programming.
  • How to create web applications.
  • How to import databases with ADO.NET.
  • This book also includes Arrays concept, File Handling, Variables, Exception Handling, etc.

Visual Basic 2015 in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself
Author: James Foxall
Published at: 15/08/2015
ISBN: 0672337452
This book shows you how to build complete, reliable, and modern Windows applications with Microsoft Visual Basic 2015. Using a straightforward, step-by-step approach, each lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a strong foundation for success with every aspect of VB 2015 development.

What You Will Learn:
  • How to efficiently store data and program databases.
  • Able to build a complete feature-rich application.
  • How to use powerful object-oriented techniques.
  • Learn how to manipulate file-systems and the Registry.
  • This book shows you how to interact effectively with users.
  • How to build attractive, highly-functional user interfaces and many more.

Murach's Visual Basic 2015
Author: Anne Boehm
Published at: 15/11/2016
ISBN: 1890774987
The 6th edition of 'Visual Basic 2015' delivers the professional skills you are looking for. This book shows you how to use Visual Studio 2015, VB 2015, and the .NET 4.6 classes to develop Windows Forms applications whether you are new to programming or not.

What You Will Learn:
  • How to create professional database applications using data sources, ADO.NET code, and the Entity Framework.
  • How to use LINQ to query data structures, from collections to arrays to datasets.
  • Develop 3-tiered, object-oriented Windows Forms applications.
  • Learn core Visual Basic and Visual Studio skills by which you will able to develop any VB application for Windows, the web, or mobile devices.
  • This book shows you how to use business classes, inheritance, and interfaces the way they are used in the real world.

Beginning Visual Basic 2015
Author: Bryan Newsome
Published at: 02/12/2015
ISBN: 1119092116
This is an ideal book for new programmers who want to learn their first language. It gives you step by step instructions which through important tasks and clear explanations is targeted at beginners. No prior programming knowledge is needed for reading this book.

What You Will Learn:
  • How to use ASP.NET, SQL Server, ADO.NET, and XML.
  • You will understand flow controls and data structures.
  • How to debug Windows applications, dialog boxes, and menus.
  • Learn objects and object-oriented techniques.
  • You will learn access databases, program graphics, and programs for the Web.
  • This book includes many hands-on experience project.

Visual Basic in easy steps: Covers Visual Basic 2015
Author: Mike McGrath
Published at: 29/03/2016
ISBN: 1840787015
Visual Basic in easy steps, 4th edition gives you code examples, screenshots, and step-by-step instructions that illustrate each aspect of Visual Basic. You will learn how to quickly create Windows applications using the latest free Visual Studio Community 2015 programming environment.

What You Will Learn:
  • How to build and deploy a complete Windows application.
  • Create 'macros' for Word and Excel in Microsoft Office.
  • How to incorporate external data into your applications from text files, Excel spreadsheets, XML documents, live RSS web feeds, and SQL databases.
  • This book is a complete reference for beginners who want to learn windows programming.
  • Visual Basic programming and be able to create your own interactive applications.

VISUAL BASIC: in 8 Hours, For Beginners, Learn Coding Fast! VB Programming Language Crash Course, A Quick Start Guide Tutorial Book with Hands-On Projects in Easy Steps! An Ultimate Beginner's Guide!
Author: Ray Yao
Published at: 01/01/2017
'Visual Basic In 8 hours' covers all essential Visual Basic Knowledge. This book includes many practical Hands-On-Projects. You will be able to study VB coding with Hands-On-Projects.

What You Will Learn:
  • Complete primary skills of Visual Basic fast and easily.
  • All Visual Basic primary concepts like string, arrays, function, exception, etc.
  • Learn classes and objects.
  • Includes access modifiers, static abstract interface etc.
  • Visual Basic questions test and answers.

Visual Basic and Databases: A Step-By-Step Database Programming Tutorial
Author: Philip Conrod,Lou Tylee
Published at: 12/06/2017
ISBN: 1937161730
This is a comprehensive guide for database programming tutorial that provides a detailed introduction to use Visual Basic for accessing and maintaining databases for desktop applications.

What You Will Learn:
  • How to database design.
  • CRUD (Create, Read, Update, Delete) functionality.
  • ADO .NET data objects (connection, data adapter, command, data table) etc.
  • How to create databases using Access, SQL Server, and ADOX.
  • How to create database reports.
  • This book includes some real-life projects.

Raspberry Pi and Visual Basic: Programming Windows 10 IoT
Author: Mr. Carl E Shackelford
Published at: 28/02/2018
ISBN: 0692071881
'Raspberry Pi and Visual Basic Programming Windows 10 IoT' is a comprehensive book for learning visual basic programming. This book is the best resource for the Pi and Windows 10 IoT.

What You Will Learn:
  • How to set up your Raspberry Pi, Visual Basic IDE
  • This book includes many examples of Visual Basic’s buttons, textboxes, progress bars, textbooks, file access, and even some SQL Server examples.
  • Learn many Visual Basic projects.
  • You will also learn how to install Windows 10 IoT.

Visual Basic For Excel: Supports Excel 2010, 2013, And 2016 (Excel 2016-5) (Volume 5)
Author: Jeff Hutchinson
Published at: 20/11/2017
ISBN: 1979929076
'Visual Basic For Excel' is a step-by-step workbook that will employ the Visual Basic Application (VBA) programming language that is built into Excel. It will help to automate repeating operations and redundant tasks.

What You Will Learn:
  • How to select cells in order to format areas in an automated way.
  • Worksheet and Workbook manipulation.
  • Excel VBA program language.
  • Learn how to apply your VBA programming knowledge to other MS Office products, including Microsoft Access.
  • This book contains Step-By-Step Practice Exercises and more comprehensive Student Projects used to better understand a concept. 

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