Synopses & Reviews
What do you mean, "I don't to Windows?" With the newest version of Visual Basic -- Microsoft's premier development tool for Windows applications -- designing Windows applications has never been easier. Visual BAsic 5 interactive Course provides an in-depth introduction to this remarkable tool, from the overview of the redesigned interface to the discussion of crating ActiveX"TM" controls to the explanation of the new MSCOMM control. Add your Internet connection to the mix and you've got free access to the Zone -- the innovative Web-based learning center from Waite Group Press -- where you'll find additional resources, including expert help from personal mentors, interactive quizzes for immediate feedback, dedicated discussion groups for interaction with other students, and even certification and optional Continuing Education Units (for a nominal fee).
By the time you've finished the books 132 clear, easy-to-follow lessons, you'll be able to create your own dynamic Visual Basic applications. Visual Basic 5 Interactive Course is more than just a book; it's a Web-based training package. Log on, and:
Ask a Mentor -- Stumped" Real, live Visual Basic 5 experts personally answer your questions and ensure your understanding of tough topics.
Read Chapters -- Studying at work, but left your book at home? The complete test is available online.
Browse reference Material -- Want to stay in touch? A resource center offering VB "hyperlinks", a course newsletter, and a student mailing list provides access to the latests news and tips.
Get the FAQs -- Need another perspective on it? Check out the updated database of Frequently Asked Questions for this course.
Join a Virtual Community --Looking for some interaction? The eZone's active discussions groups let you learn, exchange ideas with other students, and share the latest information with online experts.
Take Tests -- Wondering how you're doing? Online quizzes, midterms, and final exams evaluate your command d of the lessons and give immediate feedback on your progress.
Earn Certification and CEUs -- Want to earn credit? Download a Certificate of Achievement to record your mastery of Visual Basic, or even apply of transferable Continuing Education Units from Marquette University after successfully completing the course.
This unique book/Web course:
- Shows you how to create professional quickly and easily
- Teachers objects and classes from the ground up
- Covers essential topics such as forms, controls, data types, classes, graphics, and data controls
- Provides thorough coverage of Visual Basic 5's new ActiveX"TM" and Event features
- Gives you free, unlimited access to the eZone Web site for personalized help, online testing, certification, and more