Programming Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0

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Microsoft Press, 1999 - Computers - 1276 pages
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Create professional-quality applications, components, and user interfaces faster and more efficiently than ever with the powerful object-oriented programming capabilities in the Visual Basic 6.0 development system. From Windows® common controls to data access, Internet, and ActiveX® programming, this book covers core development topics for version 6.0—providing insightful explanations and expertly rendered examples for rapid acceleration of your Win32® productivity.

  • Expedite development with the object-oriented capabilities in Visual Basic 6.0—including events, polymorphism, and object hierarchies
  • Develop great user interfaces that use the full range of controls in Visual Basic and take advantage of OLE drag and drop, data-driven forms, and advanced Windows API techniques
  • Build datacentric solutions using ActiveX Data Objects (ADO) 2.0 and 2.1, the DataEnvironment designer, and RDS components for remote activation over the Internet
  • Master ActiveX technology to create controls, learning advanced techniques such as COM callbacks, multithreaded components and applications, and windowless ActiveX controls
  • Deploy rich, Web-ready components and applications with Dynamic HTML (DHTML) and Microsoft Internet Information Server

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It was not probably so amazing but I read it when I was a child and this book introduced me to programming which is the job I love the most. I learnt so much with this book. Read full review

Contents

First Steps with Microsoft Visual Basic 6
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Running the IDE
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IDE Windows
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Copyright

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About the author (1999)

Francesco Balena is the author of Programming Microsoft Visual Basic 6, Programming Microsoft Visual Basic .NET, and Programming Microsoft Visual Basic .NET Version 2003 and coauthor of Applied Microsoft .NET Framework Programming with Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (with Jeffrey Richter), all from Microsoft Press. He is an MSDN Regional Directory for Italy; a regular speaker at US and European conferences such as VSLive!, WinDev, DevWeeks, WinSummit, and DevDays; a contributing editor of Visual Studio Magazine; and a cofounder of Code Architects Srl.