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# Visual Basic Fundamentals for Absolute Beginners: (13) Working with Strings

Since often times in our applications we'll want to work with string data, this lesson will approach a number of different string manipulations, whether changing the manner in which it is displayed to the end user through String.Format() and the formatting syntax like {0:C} or through using escape sequences to include characters otherwise reserved by Visual Basic for other purposes. We'll look at built-in String methods to manipulate the content inside of a literal string, and will look at the StringBuilder class for concatenating many strings together in a memory and resource friendly manner.

Full course outline:

- Mod 01: Series Introduction
- Mod 02: Installing Visual Studio Express 2013 for Windows Desktop
- Mod 03: Creating Your First Visual Basic Program
- Mod 04: Dissecting the First Visual Basic Program You Created
- Mod 05: Quick Overview of the Visual Basic Express Edition IDE
- Mod 06: Declaring Variables and Assigning Values
- Mod 07: Branching with the If..Then..Else Decision Statement
- Mod 08: Operators, Expressions and Statements
- Mod 09: For..Next Iterations
- Mod 10: Creating Arrays of Values
- Mod 11: Creating and Calling Simple Overloaded Helper Methods
- Mod 12: While Iterations and Reading Data from a Text File
- Mod 13: Working with Strings
- Mod 14: Working with Dates
- Mod 15: Understanding and Creating Classes
- Mod 16: More about Classes and Methods
- Mod 17: Working with Classes and Inheritances in the .NET Framework Class Library
- Mod 18: Understanding Namespaces and Adding References to Assemblies
- Mod 19: Understanding Modules, Scope and Utilizing Accessibility Modifiers
- Mod 20: Enumerations and the switch Decision Statement
- Mod 21: Gracefully Handling Exceptions
- Mod 22: Working with Collections
- Mod 23: Filtering and Managing Data in Collections using LINQ
- Mod 24: Understanding Event Driven Programming
- Mod 25: Getting Familiar with the My Namespace
- Mod 26: Where To Go From Here

Since often times in our applications we'll want to work with string data, this lesson will approach a number of different string manipulations, whether changing the manner in which it is displayed to the end user through String.Format() and the formatting syntax like {0:C} or through using escape sequences to include characters otherwise reserved by Visual Basic for other purposes. We'll look at built-in String methods to manipulate the content inside of a literal string, and will look at the StringBuilder class for concatenating many strings together in a memory and resource friendly manner.

Full course outline:

- Mod 01: Series Introduction
- Mod 02: Installing Visual Studio Express 2013 for Windows Desktop
- Mod 03: Creating Your First Visual Basic Program
- Mod 04: Dissecting the First Visual Basic Program You Created
- Mod 05: Quick Overview of the Visual Basic Express Edition IDE
- Mod 06: Declaring Variables and Assigning Values
- Mod 07: Branching with the If..Then..Else Decision Statement
- Mod 08: Operators, Expressions and Statements
- Mod 09: For..Next Iterations
- Mod 10: Creating Arrays of Values
- Mod 11: Creating and Calling Simple Overloaded Helper Methods
- Mod 12: While Iterations and Reading Data from a Text File
- Mod 13: Working with Strings
- Mod 14: Working with Dates
- Mod 15: Understanding and Creating Classes
- Mod 16: More about Classes and Methods
- Mod 17: Working with Classes and Inheritances in the .NET Framework Class Library
- Mod 18: Understanding Namespaces and Adding References to Assemblies
- Mod 19: Understanding Modules, Scope and Utilizing Accessibility Modifiers
- Mod 20: Enumerations and the switch Decision Statement
- Mod 21: Gracefully Handling Exceptions
- Mod 22: Working with Collections
- Mod 23: Filtering and Managing Data in Collections using LINQ
- Mod 24: Understanding Event Driven Programming
- Mod 25: Getting Familiar with the My Namespace
- Mod 26: Where To Go From Here

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