Visual Basic 6 Weekend Crash Course

Visual Basic 6 Weekend Crash Course

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by Richard Mansfield
     
 

Get up to Speed on Visual Basic 6 -- in a Weekend!
The big day is Monday. The day you get to show off what you know about Visual Basic 6. The problem is, you're not really up to speed. Maybe it's been a while since you worked with Visual Basic or maybe you just like a challenge. In any event, we've got a solution for you -- Visual Basic 6 Weekend Crash Course. Open… See more details below

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Get up to Speed on Visual Basic 6 -- in a Weekend!
The big day is Monday. The day you get to show off what you know about Visual Basic 6. The problem is, you're not really up to speed. Maybe it's been a while since you worked with Visual Basic or maybe you just like a challenge. In any event, we've got a solution for you -- Visual Basic 6 Weekend Crash Course. Open the book Friday evening and by Sunday afternoon, after completing 30 fast, focused lessons, you'll be able to jump right in and start developing VB 6 applications. It's as simple as that.

THE CURRICULUM
FRIDAY
Creating Your First Visual Basic Program
Evening: 4 lessons, 2 hours:
Programming Fundamentals; The VB Editor; Creating an Interface; Writing Code

SATURDAY
Mastering the Essentials
Morning: 6 lessons, 3 hours:
Forms and Buttons; OptionButtons and CheckBoxes; TextBoxes; Labels and Scrollbars; Shapes, Images, and Pictures; Adding Menus
Afternoon: 6 lessons, 3 hours:
Dialog Boxes; Procedures; Variables and Scope; Getting User Info; Math, Comparison, and Logical Operators; Strings
Evening: 4 lessons, 2 hours:
Looping; Branching; Subroutines; Debugging

SUNDAY
Tying it All Together
Morning: 6 lessons, 3 hours:
Designing a Personal Database Manager; Building the User Interface; Creating and Connecting a Database; Displaying Records; Searching Records; Updating
Afternoon: 4 lessons, 2 hours:
Using the Clipboard; Letting Users Customize the Application; Printing Reports; Understanding Classes and Objects

BONUS CD-ROM INCLUDES
* Visual Basic 6 Working Model Edition
* Assessment software to help gauge your progress
* All codes and auxiliary files for the sample program
* Plus trial software from Sheridan Software Systems, LEAD Technologies, and VideoSoft

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764546792
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Series:
Weekend Crash Course Series, #19
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
7.41(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.07(d)

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