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Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 Professional Step by Step with CDROM
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This information-packed Step by Step course is the easiest and fastest way to teach yourself to write 32-bit Microsoft Windows®based programs using the latest version of Microsoft Visual Basic. Work through every lesson to complete the full course, or do individual lessons to learn just the skills you need. Either way, you gain the skills you need at your own pace.
With MICROSOFT VISUAL BASIC PROFESSIONAL 6.0 STEP BY STEP, you’ll learn to: Work with ActiveX® controls, compiler options, and the new development tools Master programming fundamentals, including variables, decision structures, loops, and functions Create custom dialog boxes, clocks, menus, and animation effects Manage text files and use encryption and sorting algorithms Use Automation to integrate Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Outlook™ features into your applications Explore Professional Edition ActiveX controls that process RTF files, run videos, display progress information, and play audio CD-ROMs Call the memory management functions in the Windows API Download FTP and HTML files from the Internet and design DHTML pages Exploit corporate data resources with advanced database tools and the new ActiveX Data Objects
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Targeted to new and aspiring Visual Basic developers, developers who are familiar with other languages but who are new to Visual Basic, and Windows power users, with this book you can learn at your own pace, find exactly what you're looking for and practice with real-world examples. Cover Title
This information-packed Step by Step course is the easiest and fastest way to teach yourself to write 32-bit Microsoft Windows–based programs using the latest version of Microsoft Visual Basic. Work through every lesson to complete the full course, or do individual lessons to learn just the skills you need. Either way, you gain the skills you need at your own pace.
With MICROSOFT VISUAL BASIC PROFESSIONAL 6.0 STEP BY STEP, you’ll learn to:
For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.
"Microsoft Visual Basic Professional 6.0 Step by Step" helps readers quickly and efficiently learn how to write 32-bit Windows-based programs using Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0. The easy-to-follow lessons include clear objectives and real-world business examples so readers can learn exactly what they need to know, at their own speed. Prepared by an author who has written numerous titles for the beginner audience, the book includes approximately 12 hours of instruction, packed with screen shots and illustrations to help readers learn as quickly and as easily as possible. The companion CD-ROM includes practice files tightly integrated with the lessons and the source code and finished versions of the mini-programs discussed throughout the book. An army of programmers, eager to put the power of Visual Basic 6.0 to work, will embrace this book.
About the Author
Michael Halvorson has written more than 30 books, including the popular Microsoft Visual Basic 2008 Step by Step, Microsoft Office XP Inside Out, and Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 Professional Step by Step. A former Visual Basic localization manager at Microsoft, Michael is a professor at Pacific Lutheran University.
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