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#1 BlackRabbit


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Posted 10 December 2012 - 09:57 PM

Welcome to CODECALL's VB .NET forums.
I would like to offer some resources that might be useful for new VB .NET users and developers.


Introduction to programming in VB NET - expensive, but covers everything you need to get started with the language.

Database Programming with Visual Basic .NET and ADO.NET - author is known to respond personally to email queries about the topic.

An Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming with Visual Basic .NET - object oriented programming is important in many languages now. Get started with this book.

ASP.NET and VB.NET Web Programming - 700 pages, aimed at intermediate level programmers.

Visual Basic .NET Developer's Guide to ASP .NET, XML and ADO.NET - written from the point of view of someone working on real world projects.

Creating and Consuming Web Services in Visual Basic - aimed at absolute beginners, starting with a web service version of "Hello World".

Wikibooks - incomplete, but online and free


VB.NET from beginner to advanced programmer - one of our own VB.NET tutorials.

Classes in VB.NET - learn how to write and use classes.

Writing And Reading Xml Files (Vb.net) - XML is great for quick, simple data storage. Here's how to use it in VB.NET.

Reading Command line arguments in VB.NET - learn about command line options.

Graphics in VB.NET - starting with Bitmaps, learn about using graphics in your programs.

Databases in VB.NET (VIDEO) - a video explaining how to set up and use a database.

How to Create Crystal Reports in Visual Studio.Net from Scratch! (VIDEO) - another video, this time about Crystal Reports.

Keyboard keys in VB.NET - learn how to monitor key events and determine what keys are being pressed (needed for games, shortcuts, etc).

Colors in VB.NET - make your program run in all the colors of the rainbow! Or, recolor text, images, etc as needed.

How to make a advanced tabbed notepad in Visual Basic 2010/ 2008 - creating a program you can actually use.

How To Make DLL Injector VB 2010 - DLL injections used to be used in videogame hacking. Heightened security on games means this is useful for reference more than anything else now.

Multi threading in VB.NET - use multiple threads for your programs.

Sample code

SQL Data Provider VB.NET Class

Printing with formatting in VB.NET

API Samples

VB.NET Global Try Catch in the Application Framework

Connecting to mysql databases using VB.NET

Got any more good links to share? Please add them below.

#2 GrazerCode


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Posted 30 March 2013 - 05:49 AM

Thanks for the share bro

btw what's the difference between ordinary Visual Basic and Visual Basic .NET?

Inspiration can come everywhere and at anytime ~GrazerCode~

#3 masbroo


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Posted 17 February 2014 - 03:47 AM

Thanks Broo...  :thumbup1:

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