Visual Basic 6 from the Ground Up / Edition 1

Visual Basic 6 from the Ground Up / Edition 1

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by Gary Cornell
     
 

Build Bulletproof Programs for Windows and the Internet!

Visual Basic 6 has a lot to offer, from its new file handling objects and advanced Internet programming capabilities to its new database features. Learn to build your own commercial-quality application — not just toy apps — using this comprehensive, hands-on tutorial from expert author Gary

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Build Bulletproof Programs for Windows and the Internet!

Visual Basic 6 has a lot to offer, from its new file handling objects and advanced Internet programming capabilities to its new database features. Learn to build your own commercial-quality application — not just toy apps — using this comprehensive, hands-on tutorial from expert author Gary Cornell, winner of the prestigious Readers' Choice Award from Visual Basic Programmer's journal. This best-selling guide for the beginning and intermediate programmer has been thoroughly revised and updated to cover the newest version of the world's #1 visual programming tool.

Using modular, step-by-step instructions, you will:

  • Progress from elementary programming skills to marketable expertise.
  • Learn object-oriented programming.
  • Create VB Forms for use in Internet Explorer.
  • Discover Visual Basic's newest database features.
  • Create sophisticated event-driven programs.
  • Build you own special-purpose Internet Browser.
  • Use the Visual Basic environment to develop programs.
  • Discover how to distribute your programs.
  • Unleash the power of graphics programming , OLE, and ActiveX.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780078825088
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
09/01/1998
Series:
From the Ground up Ser.
Pages:
932
Sales rank:
1,455,942
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 2.22(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Getting Started ..... 1
Chapter 2: The Visual Basic Environment and Help System ..... 19
Chapter 3: Customizing a Form and Writing Simple Programs ..... 63
Chapter 4: First Steps in Building the User Interface ..... 97
Chapter 5: First Steps in Programming ..... 137
Chapter 6: Displaying Information ..... 193
Chapter 7: Controlling Program Flow ..... 219
Chapter 8: Built-In Functions ..... 255
Chapter 9: Writing Your Own Functions and Procedures ..... 301
Chapter 10: Organizing Information via Code ..... 337
Chapter 11: Organizing Information via Controls ..... 383
Chapter 12: Building Larger Projects ..... 425
Chapter 13: VB Objects and an Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming ..... 457
Chapter 14: Finishing the Interface ..... 495
Chapter 15: Tools and Techniques for Testing, Debugging, and Optimization ..... 563
Chapter 16: An Introduction to Graphics ..... 589
Chapter 17: Monitoring Mouse Activity ..... 647
Chapter 18: Basic File Handling ..... 675
Chapter 19: File System Controls and File System Objects ..... 725
Chapter 20: Communicating with Other Windows Applications ..... 745
Chapter 21: Recursion ..... 773
Chapter 22: A Survey of Database Development Using Visual Basic ..... 805
Chapter 23: Building Your Own ActiveX Controls ..... 841
Chapter 24: Visual Basic and the Internet: Building a Special-Purpose Browser ..... 861
Chapter 25: Visual Basic and the Internet: VBScript and Dynamic HTML ..... 877
Chapter 26: Distributing Your Application: The Package and Deployment Wizard ..... 891
Index ..... 905

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