Synopses & Reviews
The online documentation of VB/VBA language components follows the 80/20rule: the basic facts that you need to use a language statement are providedin the documentation. But the additional 20 percent that you need to useit effectively is conspicuously absent. To a professional VB/VBA programmer, this missing documentation isn't a luxury; it is a necessity. In "VB & VBA ina Nutshell: The Language, it's finally available.This book boils down the essentials of the VB and VBA languages into asingle volume, including undocumented and little-documented areas essentialto everyday programming. The bulk of the book is an alphabetical referenceto the statements, procedures, and functions of the VB/VBA language. Eachentry includes its syntax, an extended discussion of how the languageconstruct works, programming tips for using the construct effectively, and "gotchas" to avoid in your programming. Regardless of how much experience you have programming with VBA, this isthe book you'll pick up time and time again, both as your standard referenceguide and as a tool for troubleshooting and identifying programming problems.
In the tradition of "Java in a Nutshell", this book boils down the essentials of VB and VBA, and includes undocumented areas essential to everyday programming.
About the Author
Paul Lomax, author of O'Reilly's VB & VBA in a Nutshell and a coauthor of VBScript in a Nutshell, is an experienced VB programmer with a passion for sharing his knowledge--and his collection of programming tips and techniques gathered from real-world experience.