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The Visual Basic 6 Developer's Handbook helps every VB programmer become a pro. The book's complete discussions clearly explain the most difficult, and most important, topics faced by Visual Basic programmers today. Coverage includes new Internet tools, new HTML tags, advanced client/server programming, and VBA/VBScript's integration of Windows 98 and other Microsoft applications. Written by two leading VB developers who have created commercial applications for clients such as COMPAQ, Exxon, Texas Instruments, ...
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Overview

The Visual Basic 6 Developer's Handbook helps every VB programmer become a pro. The book's complete discussions clearly explain the most difficult, and most important, topics faced by Visual Basic programmers today. Coverage includes new Internet tools, new HTML tags, advanced client/server programming, and VBA/VBScript's integration of Windows 98 and other Microsoft applications. Written by two leading VB developers who have created commercial applications for clients such as COMPAQ, Exxon, Texas Instruments, and NASA, this resource offers a variety of topics and depth you won't find in any other book.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780782122831
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/28/1998
  • Series: Developer's Handbook Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 1468
  • Product dimensions: 9.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Evangelos Petroutsos is a computer engineer who has worked for several corporations and organizations, including the California Institute of Technology and MCI. Currently, he writes computer books and articles, teaches networking and programming courses, and works as a computer communications consultant. He has authored and co-authored many programming books, including Mastering Visual Basic 6 from Sybex.

Kevin Hough is an author and consultant specializing in high-level client/server applications written using Visual Basic and SQL Server. His advanced custom controls have been used in large-scale commercial projects and custom software applications. He is the author of MCSD: SQL Server 6.5 Database Design Study Guide from Sybex.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Pt. I Database Programming 3
Ch. 1 What's New with Visual Basic 6 and Databases 5
Ch. 2 Client/Server Programming 37
Ch. 3 Using SQL Server 113
Ch. 4 The ADO Object 193
Ch. 5 Advanced SQL Examples 233
Ch. 6 Writing Front Ends 291
Ch. 7 Using the Microsoft English Query Engine 319
Ch. 8 Three-Tiered Applications 357
Pt. II Object Programming 389
Ch. 9 Object Programming with Visual Basic 391
Ch. 10 Building ActiveX Components 449
Ch. 11 Building ActiveX Controls 513
Ch. 12 Building Data-Bound ActiveX Controls 597
Ch. 13 Extending the IDE with Add-Ins 629
Pt. III Extending Visual Basic 721
Ch. 14 Visual Basic and the Windows API 723
Ch. 15 Visual Basic and the Registry 799
Ch. 16 The Built-In Visual Basic Developer's ActiveX Controls 829
Ch. 17 Optimizing VB Applications 929
Pt. IV Programming for the Web 1005
Ch. 18 Web Development Basics 1007
Ch. 19 Active Server Pages 1053
Ch. 20 Developing Internet Applications 1121
Pt. V Programming Office 97 1169
Ch. 21 An Introduction to VBA 1171
Ch. 22 Using the Visual Basic Editor with Word and Excel 1225
Ch. 23 Excel 97 Objects 1281
Ch. 24 Word 97 Objects 1313
Ch. 25 Outlook 98 Objects 1365
Index to Code Listings 1392
Index 1398
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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 29, 2001

    Couldn't Hire a Proofreader?

    The discussions in this book are great help for someone new to database programming or actually writing Visual Basic code. However, every example in the book contains an omission, inaccuracy, or something that is downright wrong. You'd think for $50 a pop they could have hired someone to proofread the thing for them.

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