1. I am Not a Control Freak! (Control Structures). 2. First You Need to Plan the Party (Problem-Solving Process). 3. I Need a Tour Guide (Introduction to Visual Basic 2010). 4. Do It Yourself Designing (Designing Interfaces). 5. The Secret Code (Assignment Statements). 6. Where Can I Store This? (Variables and Constants). 7. What's Wrong With It? (Syntax and Logic Errors). 8. Decisions, Decisions, Decisions (Selection Structure). 9. Time to Leave the Nest (Nested Selection Structures). 10. So Many Paths...So Little Time (Multiple-Path Selection Structures). 11. Testing, Testing...1, 2, 3 (Selecting Test Data). 12. How Long Can This Go On? (Pretest Loops). 13. Do It, Then Ask Permission (Posttest Loops). 14. Let Me Count the Ways (Counter Loops). 15. I'm On the Inside; You're On the Outside (Nested Loops). 16. I Hear You Are Breaking Up (Sub Procedures). 17. Talk to Me (Function Procedures). 18. A Ray of Sunshine (One-Dimensional Arrays). 19. Parallel and Dynamic Universes (More on One-Dimensional Arrays). 20. Table Tennis, Anyone? (Two-Dimensional Arrays). 21. Building Your Own Structure (Structures). 22. I'm Saving For the Future (Sequential Access Files). 23. The String Section (String Manipulation). 24. I'm Suffering from Information Overload (Access Databases). 25. This Missing LINQ" (Querying a Database). 26. I Love This Class (Creating a Class). 27. Getting Web-Ified (Web Applications)."
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