In the Fifth Edition, Advanced Visual Basic 2010 helps those who are familiar with the fundamentals of Visual Basic 2010 programming harness its power for more advanced uses. Coverage of sophisticated tools and techniques used in the industry today include various database, ASP.NET, LINQ, WPF and Web Services topics. After studying the book and completing the programming exercises, students should be able to create small- to medium-sized Windows and Web applications that use databases. They will also gain essential concepts in object-oriented programming, event-driven programming, and test-driven development. Each subject is presented in an understandable style that makes this book a leader in the field.