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An Introduction to Programming Using Visual Basic 5.0 / Edition 3
     

An Introduction to Programming Using Visual Basic 5.0 / Edition 3

by David I. Schneider
 

ISBN-10: 0138758573

ISBN-13: 9780138758578

Pub. Date: 08/29/1997

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:
9780138758578
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
08/29/1997
Pages:
814
Product dimensions:
8.22(w) x 10.85(h) x 1.34(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 An Introduction to Computers and Visual Basic
1(30)
1.1 An Introduction to Computers
2(2)
1.2 Using Windows 95
4(12)
1.3 Disks and Folders
16(6)
1.4 An Introduction to Visual Basic
22(3)
1.5 Biographical History of Computing
25(6)
Chapter 2 Problem Solving
31(12)
2.1 Program Development Cycle
32(2)
2.2 Programming Tools
34(9)
Chapter 3 Fundamentals of Programming in Visual Basic
43(98)
3.1 Visual Basic Objects
44(14)
3.2 Visual Basic Events
58(13)
3.3 Numbers
71(13)
3.4 Strings
84(14)
3.5 Input and Output
98(20)
3.6 Built-In Functions
118(18)
Summary
136(2)
Programming Projects
138(3)
Chapter 4 Procedures
141(56)
4.1 Subprograms, Part I
142(21)
4.2 Subprograms, Part II
163(13)
4.3 Functions
176(13)
4.4 Modular Design
189(5)
Summary
194(1)
Programming Projects
194(3)
Chapter 5 Decisions
197(50)
5.1 Relational and Logical Operators
198(5)
5.2 IF Blocks
203(16)
5.3 Select Case Blocks
219(16)
5.4 A Case Study: Weekly Payroll
235(8)
Summary
243(1)
Programming Projects
243(4)
Chapter 6 Repetition
247(54)
6.1 Do Loops
248(12)
6.2 Processing Lists of Data with Do Loops
260(14)
6.3 For...Next Loops
274(13)
6.4 A Case Study: Analyze a Loan
287(8)
Summary
295(1)
Programming Projects
295(6)
Chapter 7 Arrays
301(96)
7.1 Creating and Accessing Arrays
302(18)
7.2 Using Arrays
320(15)
7.3 Control Arrays
335(13)
7.4 Sorting and Searching
348(19)
7.5 Two-Dimensional Arrays
367(14)
7.6 A Case Study: Calculating with a Spreadsheet
381(9)
Summary
390(1)
Programming Projects
391(6)
Chapter 8 Sequential Files
397(38)
8.1 Sequential Files
398(13)
8.2 Using Sequential Files
411(8)
8.3 A Case Study: Recording Checks and Deposits
419(10)
Summary
429(1)
Programming Projects
429(6)
Chapter 9 Random-Access Files
435(20)
9.1 User Defined Data Types
436(10)
9.2 Random-Access Files
446(7)
Summary
453(1)
Programming Projects
454(1)
Chapter 10 The Graphical Display of Data
455(40)
10.1 Introduction to Graphics
456(12)
10.2 Line Charts
468(8)
10.3 Bar Charts
476(7)
10.4 Pie Charts
483(10)
Summary
493(1)
Programming Projects
493(2)
Chapter 11 Additional Controls and Objects
495(50)
11.1 List Boxes and Combo Boxes
496(12)
11.2 Nine Elementary Controls
508(15)
11.3 Five Additional Objects
523(18)
Summary
541(1)
Programming Projects
542(3)
Chapter 12 Database Management
545(42)
12.1 An Introduction to Databases
546(11)
12.2 Relational Databases and SQL
557(12)
12.3 Data-Bound Grid Control; Creating and Designing Databases
569(15)
Summary
584(1)
Programming Projects
585(2)
Chapter 13 Object-Oriented Programming
587(50)
13.1 Classes and Objects
588(16)
13.2 Collections and Events
604(10)
13.3 Class Relationships
614(9)
13.4 Building ActiveX Controls
623(10)
Summary
633(10)
Programming Projects
633(4)
Chapter 14 Communicating with Other Applications
637(28)
14.1 OLE
638(10)
14.2 Accessing the Internet with Visual Basic
648(6)
14.3 Web Page Programming with VBScript
654(9)
Summary
663(2)
Appendixes 665(66)
Appendix A ANSI Values 665(2)
Appendix B How To 667(14)
Appendix C Visual Basic Statements, Functions, Methods, Properties, Events, Data Types, and Operators 681(40)
Appendix D Visual Basic Debugging Tools 721(10)
Answers to Selected Odd-Numbered Exercises 731(72)
Index 803

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