Visual Basic 5 for Windows for dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 11, 1997 - Computers - 481 pages
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Free Visual Basic 5 "Cheat Sheet" Inside!

Create Visual Basic Programs for Windows 95 and Widows NT Right Away ? Disk Includes Sample Visual Basic Programs that Jump-Start Your Program Writing! Visual Basic Visual basic® 5 For Windows® For Dummies® shows you how to use Microsoft's powerful Visual Basic programming language. Whether you're a seasoned veteran or an absolute novice, this book will guide you on how to design an attractive user interface, write Basic commands, and distribute your programs for others to use. This easy-to-use reference will help you figure out how to use Visual Basic right away ? without any intimidating jargon. About the Disk Valuable bonus disk includes: author-generated sample Visual Basic programs and code System Requirements: PC with Windows 95 or Windows NT; Visual Basic for Windows

Inside, find helpful advice on how to:

  • Design your first Visual Basic program quickly and easily
  • Create programs for Windows 95 or Windows NT
  • Save and retrieve information stored in database files such as Microsoft Access
  • Master the active Code Compiler to create programs that run faster than before
  • Uncover the best Web sites and online services to find out even more about Visual Basic
  • Understand how to use object-oriented programming for Visual Basic
  • Discover the way the experts write programs
  • Incorporate ActiveX controls to create powerful programs

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This is possibly the most significant author on Visual Basic of all time and 'VB5 for Windows for Dummies' makes getting your head around VB practically a 'done deal' - simply add Time and Practise - and laugh yourself sick along the way.

Contents

introduction
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Creating a Visual Basic 5 Program
7
Using the Visual Basic User Interface
15
Copyright

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About the author (1997)

About Wallace Wang Wallace Wang is the author of more than a dozen computer books, including IDG Books Worldwide's Microsoft® Office 97 For Windows® For Dummies® and CompuServe® For Dummies®, 3rd Edition. He also writes a monthly column about the Internet in Boardwatch magazine.

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