A Visual Basic 6 Programmer's Toolkit

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Apress, Jun 9, 2000 - Computers - 316 pages

A Visual Basic 6 Programmer's Toolkit is an invaluable resource for professionals looking to move to the next level of Visual Basic mastery. Co-authors of the popular Visual Basic 6.0 Bible, Hank Marquis and Eric Smith shed light on many universal VB programming problems, including API calls and key user interface issues. Topics are illustrated using extensive examples, complete explanations, and full source codeenabling you to quickly grasp techniques and apply solutions to your own VB applications.

 

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Contents

Chapter 1Arrays and Array Manipulation
1
Chapter 2Strings and String Handling
23
Chapter 3Fun with Numbers Numeric Processing and Logic
41
Chapter 4Working with Dates and Times
59
Versatile Vehicles for Data Storage
69
Chapter 6Windows Files Directories and Drives
89
Remembering What You Can?t Afford to Forget
115
The Art of Talking Like a Native
127
Chapter 10Reliable and Flexible Data Validation
161
Chapter 11Working with the Operating System
183
Chapter 12Windows Help Systems?From the Inside
195
Chapter 13Multiple Document Interface Forms
207
Chapter 14Database Programming
229
Chapter 15Active Data Objects
249
Chapter 16Objects Objects and More Objects
269
A New Way to Program for the Web
289

Chapter 9Working with Networks
141

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About the author (2000)

Hank Marquis is president of Modern Software Publishing, Inc., a major developer of add-on products and components for Visual Basic. Chairman of the Component Vendor Consortium (CVC) Quality Committee, he writes regularly for leading Visual Basic magazines VBPJ and BackOffice. Marquis was co-author of The Visual Basic 6.0 Bible. He and Eric Smith are co-authors of A Visual Basic 6.0 Programmer's Toolkit, published by Apress in 2000.

Eric Smith is a Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD) and an independent consultant in the Washington, D.C., area. He co-authored Visual Basic 6.0 Bible and has contributed to several books on Visual Basic and web programming. His articles appear regularly in Visual Basic Programmer's Journal.

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