Welcome to Visual Basic 6.0
Visual Basic 6 is Microsoft’s latest and greatest version of the Visual Basic programming language. Although writing programs can be a boring job at times, Visual Basic reduces the effort required on your part and makes programming enjoyable. Visual Basic makes many aspects of programming as simple as dragging graphic objects onto the screen with your mouse.
Introduction to Visual Basic 6.0
“Introduction to Visual Basic 6.0,” you will learn how to write Windows programs using Visual Basic 6.0. You will also have fun along the way! Visual Basic is an enjoyable language due to its visual environment. Much of building a Windows program in Visual Basic requires dragging and dropping graphic objects onto the screen from a toolbox which houses those objects.
If you’ve never written a program before, you will successfully learn to program with Visual Basic after you are through with this tutorial sessions. This “Introduction to Visual Basic 6.0,” tutorial teaches both theory and applies that theory in an easy-to-understand hands-on format.
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|Chapter 1: Getting Started With Visual Basic 6This chapter introduces you to the Visual Basic environment and guides you through the creation of your first Visual Basic program.
In this chapter, we’ll take a look at handling forms in Visual Basic.
In this chapter, I focus on their most important properties, methods, and events, and I also show how to address some common programming issues using built-in controls exclusively.
Apart from the basic controls described in Chapter 3, the advanced controls are probably the most widely used controls in Microsoft Visual Basic applications.
This chapter focus on many aspects of the VBA language, including a few under-documented features and several ways to improve performance.
In this chapter, I focus on the VBA language, with an overview of its functions and commands, and some advanced or less obvious techniques that you can apply to it.
In this chapter, I introduce you to database programming and show you how to use the ADO binding mechanism with bound controls and the ADO Data control.