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VB and VBA in a Nutshell: the Language The Language

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ISBN-10: 1565923588

ISBN-13: 9781565923584

Edition: 1998

Authors: Paul Lomax, Ron Petrusha

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In the tradition of Java in a Nutshell, this book boils down the essentials of VB and VBA, including undocumented areas essential to everyday programming, into a single volume. The convenient alphabetical reference to all functions, statements, keywords, objects, properties, and methods allows Visual Basic and VBA programmers to find exactly what they're looking for in no time at all.
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Book details

List price: $39.99
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/27/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 652
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.694

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.

The Basics
What Is VBA?
A Brief History of VBA
What Can You Do with VBA?
Object Models: The Power of Programming with VBA
Program Structure
Getting a VB Program to Run
The Structure of a VB Program
Ending Your VB Program
VBA Variables and Data Types
Visual Basic Data Types
Type Conversion
The Variant
Declaring Variables and Constants
Array Variables
User-Defined Types
Variable Scope and Lifetime
Object Variables and Binding
Passing Parameters
Intrinsic Constants
Class Modules
Enumerated Constants
Class Module Events
Implementing Custom Class Methods
Creating ActiveX Components
Using ActiveX Components in a Project
Creating Object Model References
Reading the Object Model
Working with the Object Model
Collection Objects
Trapping an Automation Server's Events
Automation Examples
Automation Performance Tips
Error Handling
Building a Robust Application
Error Handling in Procedures
Error Handling in ActiveX Servers
Reporting Errors
The Language Reference
Language Elements by Category
Language Constants
What's New in VB6?