Microsoft® Visual Basic® 6.0 Professional Step by Step, Second Edition

Microsoft® Visual Basic® 6.0 Professional Step by Step, Second Edition
Published:October 30, 2002Language:English
Author:Michael HalvorsonTechnology:Microsoft Visual Basic
Length:720 PagesISBN 13:9780735618831

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About The BookBuild your knowledge of Visual Basic 6.0 at your own pace with the proven Microsoft STEP BY STEP method.

This information-packed STEP BY STEP course—based on the best-selling first edition—is the easiest, fastest way to teach yourself how to write 32-bit Microsoft® Windows®–based programs with Visual Basic®. Work through every lesson to complete the full course, or do just the lessons you want to learn exactly the skills you need. Either way, you receive professional Visual Basic 6.0 training at your own pace, with real-world examples and practice files to help you master core programming skills. Topics covered include:
  • Getting Started with Visual Basic: Opening and running a Visual Basic program, writing your first program, and working with controls, menus, and dialog boxes
  • Programming fundamentals: Working with Visual Basic variables and operators and using decision structures, loops, and timers
  • Creating the perfect user interface: Working with forms, printers, and error handlers and adding artwork and special effects
  • Managing corporate data: Using modules and procedures, exploring text files and processing strings, managing Microsoft Access databases, and connecting to Microsoft Office
  • Visual Basic 6.0 Professional Edition tools and techniques: Word processing with the Rich TextBox control, displaying progress and status information, using the Multimedia MCI control, and using the Windows API
  • Web programming fundamentals: Downloading files with the Internet Transfer control, displaying HTML documents with Internet Explorer, designing Dynamic HTML (DHTML) pages, and adding Toolbox elements and ActiveX® Controls to DHTML pages
  • Advanced database programming: Managing data with the FlexGrid control and exploring ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)
  • Upgrade notes: What’s new and improved in Visual Basic .NET and how to plan an upgrade
  • About Michael HalvorsonMichael Halvorson is the author or coauthor of 20 computer books, including the Microsoft Press® titles Microsoft Office XP Inside Out, Microsoft Visual Basic Professional 6.0 Step by Step, Learn Microsft Visual Basic 6.0 Now, Running Microsoft Office 2000 Premium, and Microsoft Word 97/Visual Basic Step by Step. Michael earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington, and master’s and doctoral degrees in history from the University of Washington in Seattle. He was employed at Microsoft Corporation as a technical editor, an acquisitions editor, and a localization manager from 1985 to 1993. Michael currently spends his time developing innovative software solutions for Microsoft Office and Visual Basic .NET and teaching European history courses at colleges in the Pacific Northwest.
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