Teach Yourself Visual Basic 6

Teach Yourself Visual Basic 6

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With modular spreads and a user-friendly design, Teach Yourself Visual Basic 6 is easy to use. It gives you tasks to master and a wealth of tools that help you teach yourself VB6 quickly. Procedures are presented visually, step by step, so that you can integrate theory and practice as you go. A Personal Workbook section at the end of each chapter allows you to practice and reinforce what you've just taught yourself. This Teach Yourself edition presents how to Master the VB Integrated Development Environment (IDE). Debug and access your database. Design forms, menus, and controls. Use graphics and multimedia elements. Harness OLE, ActiveX components, and other advanced features. When you're both the teacher and the student, Visual Basic can't get more basic!
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Product details

  • Paperback | 608 pages
  • 204.2 x 228.3 x 40.4mm | 1,418.29g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 0764575163
  • 9780764575167

Table of contents

Welcome to Teach Yourself; Acknowledgments; PART I: Introduction to Visual Basic; Chapter 1: Understanding Visual Basic's Integrated Development Environment; Chapter 2: Learning More about the IDE; Chapter 3: Using the Application Wizard; Chapter 4: Understanding Basic Concepts; Chapter 5: Interpreting Events; PART II: Working with Forms and Controls; Chapter 6: Creating and Modifying Forms; Chapter 7: Creating Menus; Chapter 8: Learning More about Controls; Chapter 9: Using Dialog Controls; PART III: Increasing Programming Skills; Chapter 10: Learning to Use Advanced Data Features; Chapter 11: Debugging; Chapter 12: Accessing Databases; Chapter 13: Handling Errors; Chapter 14: Managing Data File Input and Output; PART IV: Using Graphics and Multimedia Features; Chapter 15: Developing Multimedia Applications; Chapter 16: Working with Graphics Methods and Controls; Chapter 17: Using Images; Chapter 18: Understanding OLE; PART V: Using Advanced Features; Chapter 19: Using the Add-Ins; Chapter 20: Using ActiveX Controls; Chapter 21: Programming on the Internet; Chapter 22: Developing Applications for the Internet; Chapter 23: Packaging Your Application; Personal Workbook Answers; Glossary; Index.
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About Patricia A. Hartman

About the Author Patricia A. Hartman has written a number of books related to computer databases as well as having worked in a civil service environment where she supervised a computer network support staff and developed applications in Basic and database languages. Dr. Hartman holds graduate degrees from the University of Minnesota and has taught at state universities in Minnesota and California. She is a Certified Netware Engineer and is currently consulting in networking and Web design services, as well as authoring books and other publications. She lives in North San Diego County with her husband, two Rottweilers, a cat, and their computer network.
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