Write code, develop programs, and build Vista and Web applications Build Windows apps, Web services, and develop Web pages with Visual Basic 2008 Visual Basic is a popular and accessible programming language, so if you're new to programming, it's a great place to start. Here's the fun and easy wayr to begin creating applications right away (in Chapter 1!) while you get the hang of using the Visual Studio environment. Soon you'll be building all sorts of useful stuff with VB 2008! Discover how to: Install the Visual Studio environment Use Web forms, Windows forms, and Web services Establish good programming practices Write secure applications Leverage new features of the .NET frameworkSempf, Bill is the author of 'Visual Basic 2008 For Dummies', published 2008 under ISBN 9780470182383 and ISBN 0470182385.