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Govt. Certified Visual Basic 2005 Programmer

1. Visual Studio

1.1 How do I do that?
1.2 Code, Debug, and Continue Without Restarting Your Application
1.3 Look Inside an Object While Debugging
1.4 Diagnose and Correct Errors on the Fly
1.5 Rename All Instances of Any Program Element
1.6 Use IntelliSense Filtering and AutoCorrect
1.7 Edit Control Properties in Place
1.8 Call Methods at Design Time
1.9 Insert Boilerplate Code Using Snippets
1.10 Create XML Documentation for Your Code

2. The Visual Basic Language

2.1 Use the My Objects to Program Common Tasks
2.2 Get Application Information
2.3 Use Strongly Typed Resources
2.4 Use Strongly Typed Configuration Settings
2.5 Build Typesafe Generic Classes
2.6 Make Simple Data Types Nullable
2.7 Use Operators with Custom Objects
2.8 Split a Class into Multiple Files
2.9 Extend the My Namespace
2.10 Skip to the Next Iteration of a Loop
2.11 Dispose of Objects Automatically
2.12 Safeguard Properties with Split Accessibility
2.13 Evaluate Conditions Separately with Short-Circuit Logic

3. Windows Applications

3.1 Use Office-Style Toolbars
3.2 Add Any Control to a ToolStrip
3.3 Add Icons to Your Menu
3.4 Put the Web in a Window
3.5 Validate Input While the User Types
3.6 Create Text Boxes that Auto-Complete
3.7 Play a Windows System Sound
3.8 Play Simple WAV Audio
3.9 Create a Windows Explorer-like Split Window
3.10 Take Control of Window Layout
3.11 Where can I learn more?
3.12 Control When Your Application Shuts Down
3.13 Prevent Your Application from Starting Twice
3.14 Communicate Between Forms
3.15 Improve Redraw Speeds for GDI+
3.16 Handle Asynchronous Tasks Safely
3.17 Use a Better Data-Bound Grid
3.18 Format the DataGridView
3.19 Add Images and Controls to the DataGridView

4. Web Applications

4.1 Create a Web Application in Visual Studio
4.2 Administer a Web Application
4.3 Bind to Data Without Writing Code
4.4 Bind Web Controls to a Custom Class
4.5 Display Interactive Tables Without Writing Code
4.6 Display Records One at a Time
4.7 Achieve a Consistent Look and Feel with Master Pages
4.8 Add Navigation to Your Site
4.9 Easily Authenticate Users
4.10 Determine How Many People Are Currently Using Your Web Site
4.11 Use Role-Based Authorization
4.12 Store Personalized Information

5. Files, Databases, and XML

5.1 Get Drive Information
5.2 Get File and Directory Information
5.3 Copy, Move, and Delete Files
5.4 Read and Write Files
5.5 Compress and Decompress Data
5.6 Collect Statistics on Your Data Connections
5.7 Batch DataAdapter Commands for Better Performance
5.8 Bulk-Copy Rows from One Table to Another
5.9 Write Database-Agnostic Code
5.10 Use the New XPathDocument and XPathNavigator
5.11 Edit an XML Document with XPathNavigator

6. .NET Platform Services

6.1 Easily Log Events
6.2 Ping Another Computer
6.3 Get Information About a Network Connection
6.4 Upload and Download Files with FTP
6.5 Test Group Membership of the Current User
6.6 Encrypt Secrets for the Current User
6.7 Unleash the Console
6.8 Time Your Code
6.9 Deploy Your Application with ClickOnce