Combining the Deitel(TM) signature "Live-Code(TM) Approach" with a new "Application-Driven(TM)" methodology, this book uses a step-by-step tutorial approach to explore the basics of programming, builds upon previously learned concepts, and introduces new programming features in each successive tutorial. Is completely revised to feature Microsoft's latest releases of Visual Basic 2005 Express; Visual Web Developer 2005 Express; ADO.NET 2.0; and ASP.NET 2.0. Covers GUI design, controls, methods, functions, data types, control structures, procedures, arrays, object-oriented programming, strings and characters, sequential files, and more. Includes higher-end topics such as database programming, multimedia and graphics, and Web applications development. For individuals beginning their mastery of Visual Basic Programming.Deitel, P. J. is the author of 'Simply Visual Basic 2005 ', published 2006 under ISBN 9780132438629 and ISBN 0132438623.