Visual Basic6 in Plain English / Edition 1

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Spend less time searching for Visual Basic commands and more time learning them with Visual Basic 6 in Plain English. Featuring a quick-reference format, illustrated tutorials, practical examples, and concise, step-by-step instructions, Visual Basic 6 in Plain English is the ideal guide for busy VB programmers at every level. The book covers such important topics as arrays, controls, forms, classes, objects, properties, data types, operators, debugging commands, and much more.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764570070
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/2/1998
  • Series: In Plain English Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 592
  • Product dimensions: 1.22 (w) x 8.25 (h) x 11.00 (d)

Meet the Author

About the Author Brian Overland worked as programmer/writer, tester, and manager at Microsoft for 10 years and played a historic role in the development of Visual Basic — he wrote the first ever sample Visual Basic program. He is the author of C in Plain English, C++ in Plain English, and Java(TM) in Plain English.

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Table of Contents



PART I: Getting to Know VB6.

Chapter 1: A Historical Introduction to VB.

Chapter 2: A VB Survival Guide.

Chapter 3: Coding Tips and Tricks.

Chapter 4: Graphical VB.

Chapter 5: Array's the Thing.

Chapter 6: Advanced Controls.

Chapter 7: File Ops Made Easy.

Chapter 8: OOPS, It's Basic!

Chapter 9: Writing Controls 101.

Chapter 10: Controls 102: Properties.

Chapter 11: Interface to Database.

Chapter 12: Task Summary: How Do I?.

PART II: Tables and Reference Data.

Visual Basic 6 in Plain English.

Visual Basic 6 A-Z.

Chapter 13: Data Types.

Chapter 14: Operators.

Chapter 15: Summary of Standard Controls.

Chapter 16: Object Keywords and Tools.

Chapter 17: Control Structures.

Chapter 18. Keyword Summary: File System.

Chapter 19: Keyword Summary: General I/O.

Chapter 20: Keyword Summary: Strings.

Chapter 21: Keyword Summary: Math.

Chapter 22: Debugging Commands.

Appendix A: Calculator Sample Code.

Appendix B: Stack Class.

Appendix C: ASCII Character Table.


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