Teach Yourself Visual Basic 2008
Teach Yourself Visual Basic 2008

Author: James Foxall
Publisher: Sams, 2008
Pages: 576
ISBN: 978-0672329845
Aimed at:  Beginners
Rating: 2.5
Pros: VB Express supplied on CD
Cons: Lacks theoretical framework
Reviewed by: Mike James

As an introduction to VB 2008 this book, the complete title of which is "Sams Teach Yourself Visual Basic 2008 in 24 Hours: Complete Starter Kit", has one advantage – a copy of VB Express bound into the back. Apart from this there is little to praise and little to deride. It is a fairly detailed account of how to write a VB program with a few asides on objects and bigger ideas. In the main, though, this book is about getting on with programming rather than worrying about theory. For a beginner’s book it probably goes a bit too far into topics such as database and ASP but this fits with the idea of a practically-oriented approach. If you are prepared to work through the details then you will gain some skills but you will still need so much more.

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Programming Interviews Exposed, 3rd Ed

Author: John Mongan, Eric Giguere & Noah Kindler
Publisher: Wrox
Pages: 336
ISBN: 978-1118261361
Print: 1118261364
Kindle: B008SGNJOW
Audience: Professional devs using object-oriented languages
Rating: 4
Reviewer: Sue Gee

Programming interviews are notoriously stressful.

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QlikView Essentials

Author: Chandraish Sinha
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Pages: 166
ISBN: 978-1784397289
Print: 1784397288
Kindle: B016MWREZ8
Audience: QlikView newbies
Rating: 4.8
Reviewer: Ian Stirk

This book aims to introduce you to QlikView, covering the whole application lifecycle, how does it fare?  [ ... ]


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