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About the Presentations The presentations cover the objectives found in the opening of each chapter. All chapter objectives are listed in the beginning of each presentation. You may customize the presentations to fit your class needs. Some figures from the chapters are included. A complete set of images from the book can be found on the Instructor Resources disc.
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Microsoft Visual Basic 2008: Reloaded Third Edition Chapter One An Introduction to Visual Basic 2008
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Microsoft Visual Basic 2008: Reloaded, Third Edition 3 Objectives After studying this chapter, you should be able to: Define the terminology used in programming Create a Visual Basic 2008 Windows-based application Manage the windows in the Integrated Development Environment (IDE) Set the properties of an object Add a control to a form Use the Label, Button, and PictureBox tools
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Microsoft Visual Basic 2008: Reloaded, Third Edition 4 Objectives (continued) Enter code in the Code Editor window Save a solution Start and end an application Print an application’s code and interface Write an assignment statement Close and open an existing solution Find and correct a syntax error
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Microsoft Visual Basic 2008: Reloaded, Third Edition 5 Programmers Programs : directions given to computers Programmers : people who write programs Typical tasks performed by a programmer include: Analyze a problem statement or project specification Plan an appropriate solution and convert the solution to instructions that the computer can follow Programmers should be able to: Think logically and pay attention to detail Be patient and persistent, and able to work under pressure Be creative in designing solutions and testing them
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Microsoft Visual Basic 2008: Reloaded, Third Edition 6 Programming Languages Programming languages : used to communicate with the computer Object-oriented programming language : a language that allows the programmer to use objects to accomplish a program’s goal Object : anything that can be seen, touched, or used Every object is created from a class Class : a pattern or blueprint used to create an object Visual Basic is available as a stand-alone product (Express Edition) or as part of Visual Studio 2008
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Visual Studio 2008 Integrated Development Environment (IDE) : Contains all the tools and features needed to create, run, and test programs Includes an editor and compiler Visual Studio 2008 : IDE used to create Windows- or Web-based programs Includes Visual Basic 2008, Visual C++ 2008, and Visual C# 2008 Microsoft Visual Basic 2008: Reloaded, Third Edition 7
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8 Visual Studio 2008 (continued) Application : program or suite of programs Windows-based application : Has a Windows user interface Runs on a desktop computer User interface : what the user sees and interacts with when using an application
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