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Visual Basic 6 For Dummies By Wallace Wang

Visual Basic 6 For Dummies by Wallace Wang

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Explaining the popular language in terms that non-programmers can understand. Highlights features and functions new to the latest version of Visual Basic and covers the integration of Visual Basic applications with other tools in the suite. Includes a CD with author-created sample Visual Basic programs and code.

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Visual Basic 6 For Dummies by Wallace Wang

Create your own custom Visual Basic programs fast for Windows 95, Windows 98, and Windows NT with the power and friendly object-oriented interface of Microsoft's Visual Basic 6 with Visual Basic 6 For Dummies. Here's a great resource to help youUnderstand the art of object-oriented programming in Visual BasicBuild attractive user interfaces with buttons, boxes, and scroll barsMaster menus and submenus -- plus expanding, pull-down, and pop-up menus -- quickly and easily Discover how to write subprograms that everyone can shareSave and retrieve information in databases like Microsoft AccessIntegrate your own special ActiveX controls into applicationsFrom the fundamentals of writing BASIC code to the thrill of distributing your very own custom applications, programming expert Wallace Wang brings a fresh and humorous perspective to the world of Visual Basic in terms everyone can understand. Plus, the bonus CD-ROM that comes with Visual Basic 6 For Dummies includes all the source code and examples from the book, along with demo or trial versions of some cool VB and ActiveX programs.

About Wallace Wang

Wallace Wang, a columnist for Boardwatch, has written more than a dozen computer books, including More Visual Basic For Windows For Dummies and Beginning Programming For Dummies.

Table of Contents

Introduction. PART I: Creating a Visual Basic 6 Program. Chapter 1: How Visual Basic Works. Chapter 2: Using the Visual Basic User Interface. Chapter 3: Designing Your First User Interface. Chapter 4: Writing Basic Code. PART II: Creating User Interfaces. Chapter 5: User Interface Design 101. Chapter 6: Forms and Buttons. Chapter 7: Boxes and Buttons for Making Choices. Chapter 8: Text Boxes for Typing and Showing Words. Chapter 9: Scroll Bars and Labels. Chapter 10: Pretty Pictures and Objects from Geometry. PART III: Making Menus. Chapter 11: Creating and Editing Pull-Down Menus. Chapter 12: Submenus, Growing Menus, and Pop-Up Menus. Chapter 13: Dialog Boxes. PART IV: The Basics of Writing Code. Chapter 14: Event Procedures. Chapter 15: Using Variables. Chapter 16: Responding to the User. Chapter 17: Math 101: Arithmetic, Logical, and Comparison Operators. Chapter 18: Strings and Things. Chapter 19: Defining Constants and Using Comments. Chapter 20: Killing Bugs. PART V: Making Decisions (Something you Stop Doing When You Get Married). Chapter 21: The If-Then and If-Then-Else Statements. Chapter 22: The Select Case Statement. PART VI: Getting Loopy. Chapter 23: The Do While and Do-Loop While Loops. Chapter 24: The Do Until and Do-Loop Until Loops. Chapter 25: For Next Loops That Can Count. Chapter 26: Nested Loops and Quick Exits. PART VII: Writing Subprograms (So You Don't Go Crazy All at Once). Chapter 27: General Procedures (Subprograms Tha Everyone Can Share). Chapter 28: Passing Arguments. Chapter 29: Functions, a Unique Type of Subprogram. Chapter 30: Getting Some Class with Object-Oriented Programming. Chapter 31: Managing Files. PART VIII: Database Files and Printing. Chapter 32: Creating Database Files. Chapter 33: Using Files from Database Programs You'd Rather Not Use. Chapter 34: Making Your Program Print Stuff. PART IX: The Part of Tens. Chapter 35: The Ten Visual Basic Topics That Didn't Fit Anywhere Else. Appendix A: About the CD. Index. Hungry Minds End-User License Agreement. Installation Instructions. Book Registration Information.

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