An Introduction to Programming Using Visual Basic 4.0 / Edition 2

An Introduction to Programming Using Visual Basic 4.0 / Edition 2

by David I. Schneider
     
 

ISBN-10: 0132753146

ISBN-13: 9780132753142

Pub. Date: 01/28/1997

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

Designed for an audience with no prior computer programming knowledge. This book uses Visual Basic 5.0 to explore the fundamentals of programming in general.

The book explains how to use Visual Basic 5.0 as a front end to take control of major applications such as Microsoft Office. A broad range of examples, case studies, exercises, and programming projects gives

Overview

Designed for an audience with no prior computer programming knowledge. This book uses Visual Basic 5.0 to explore the fundamentals of programming in general.

The book explains how to use Visual Basic 5.0 as a front end to take control of major applications such as Microsoft Office. A broad range of examples, case studies, exercises, and programming projects gives readers a significant hands-on experience. Every book will be packaged with a CD-ROM containing the Control Creation Version of Visual Basic 5.0 as well as all the case studies and examples from the book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132753142
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
607
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 10.87(h) x 1.14(d)

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 An Introduction to Computers and Visual Basic
1(34)
1.1 An Introduction to Computers
2(2)
1.2 Using Windows
4(14)
1.3 Disks and Folders (Directories)
18(8)
1.4 An Introduction to Visual Basic
26(4)
1.5 Biographical History of Computing
30(5)
Chapter 2 Problem Solving
35(12)
2.1 Program Development Cycle
36(2)
2.2 Programming Tools
38(9)
Chapter 3 Fundamentals of Programming in Visual Basic
47(92)
3.1 Visual Basic Objects
48(12)
3.2 Visual Basic Events
60(11)
3.3 Numbers
71(13)
3.4 Strings
84(13)
3.5 Input and Output
97(19)
3.6 Built In Functions
116(18)
Summary
134(2)
Programming Projects
136(3)
Chapter 4 Procedures
139(56)
4.1 Subprograms, Part I
140(21)
4.2 Subprograms, Part II
161(13)
4.3 Functions
174(13)
4.4 Modular Design
187(5)
Summary
192(1)
Programming Projects
192(3)
Chapter 5 Decisions
195(50)
5.1 Relational and Logical Operators
196(5)
5.2 IF Blocks
201(16)
5.3 Select Case Blocks
217(16)
5.4 A Case Study: Weekly Payroll
233(8)
Summary
241(1)
Programming Projects
241(4)
Chapter 6 Repetition
245(54)
6.1 DO Loops
246(12)
6.2 Processing Lists of Data with DO Loops
258(14)
6.3 For...Next Loops
272(13)
6.4 A Case Study: Analyze a Loan
285(8)
Summary
293(1)
Programming Projects
293(6)
Chapter 7 Arrays
299(96)
7.1 Creating and Accessing Arrays
300(18)
7.2 Using Arrays
318(15)
7.3 Control Arrays
333(13)
7.4 Sorting and Searching
346(19)
7.5 Two-dimensional Arrays
365(14)
7.6 A Case Study: Calculating with a Spreadsheet
379(9)
Summary
388(1)
Programming Projects
389(6)
Chapter 8 Sequential Files
395(38)
8.1 Sequential Files
396(13)
8.2 Using Sequential Files
409(8)
8.3 A Case Study: Recording Checks and Deposits
417(10)
Summary
427(1)
Programming Projects
427(6)
Chapter 9 Random-Access Files
433(20)
9.1 Data Types
434(10)
9.2 Random Access Files
444(7)
Summary
451(1)
Programming Projects
452(1)
Chapter 10 The Graphical Display of Data
453(40)
10.1 Introduction to Graphics
454(12)
10.2 Line Charts
466(8)
10.3 Bar Charts
474(7)
10.4 Pie Charts
481(10)
Summary
491(1)
Programming Projects
491(2)
Chapter 11 Additional Controls and Objects
493(50)
11.1 List Boxes and Combo Boxes
494(12)
11.2 Nine Elementary Controls
506(15)
11.3 Five Additional Objects
521(18)
Summary
539(1)
Programming Projects
540(3)
Chapter 12 Database Management
543(46)
12.1 An Introduction to Databases
544(11)
12.2 Relational Databases and SQL
555(12)
12.3 Data-bound Grid Control; Creating and Designing Databases
567(17)
Summary
584(1)
Programming Projects
585(4)
Chapter 13 Communicating with Other Applications
589(20)
13.1 OLE
590(10)
13.2 Accessing the Internet with Visual Basic
600(7)
Summary
607(2)
Appendixes 609(62)
Appendix A ANSI Values 609(2)
Appendix B How To 611(14)
Appendix C Visual Basic Statements, Functions, Methods, Properties, Events, Data Types, and Operators 625(38)
Appendix D Visual Basic Debugging Tools 663(8)
Answers to Selected Odd-Numbered Exercises 671(64)
Index 735

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