Visual Basic 6 for Dummies

ISBN-10: 0764503707

ISBN-13: 9780764503702

Edition: 1998

Authors: Wallace Wang

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Visual Basic 6 For Dummies explains the popular language in terms that non-programmers and first-time Visual Basic programmers can understand.
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Book details

List price: $39.99
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/4/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 504
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Wallace Wang is the author of several best-selling computer books, including My New Mac, My New iPhone, and Steal This Computer Book (all No Starch Press). He is also a successful standup comic who has appeared on A&E's "Evening at the Improv" and appears regularly at the Riviera Comedy Club in Las Vegas.

Creating a Visual Basic 6 Program
How Visual Basic Works
Using the Visual Basic User Interface
Designing Your First User Interface
Writing Basic Code
Creating User Interfaces
User Interface Design 101
Forms and Buttons
Boxes and Buttons for Making Choices
Text Boxes for Typing and Showing Words
Scroll Bars and Labels
Pretty Pictures and Objects from Geometry
Making Menus
Creating and Editing Pull-Down Menus
Submenus, Growing Menus, and Pop-Up Menus
Dialog Boxes
The Basics of Writing Code
Event Procedures
Using Variables
Responding to the User
Math 101: Arithmetic, Logical, and Comparison Operators
Strings and Things
Defining Constants and Using Comments
Killing Bugs
Making Decisions (Something you Stop Doing When You Get Married)
The If-Then and If-Then-Else Statements
The Select Case Statement
Getting Loopy
The Do While and Do-Loop While Loops
The Do Until and Do-Loop Until Loops
For Next Loops That Can Count
Nested Loops and Quick Exits
Writing Subprograms (So You Don't Go Crazy All at Once)
General Procedures (Subprograms Tha Everyone Can Share)
Passing Arguments
Functions, a Unique Type of Subprogram
Getting Some Class with Object-Oriented Programming
Managing Files
Database Files and Printing
Creating Database Files
Using Files from Database Programs You'd Rather Not Use
Making Your Program Print Stuff
The Part of Tens
The Ten Visual Basic Topics That Didn't Fit Anywhere Else
About the CD
Hungry Minds End-User License Agreement
Installation Instructions
Book Registration Information
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