For introductory through advanced level courses in Visual Basic.
The latest book in the Deitels'How to Program Series of worldwide programming language bestsellers, this is one of the first books on the newest version of Microsoft's Visual Basic—Visual Basic 6. Designed for beginning through experienced programmers, it includes hundreds of complete working programs—totaling more than 10,000 lines of code—numerous valuable programming tips, and hundreds of interesting and challenging exercises.
- The expertise and insights of Dr. Harvey Deitel and Paul Deitel—Authors of the world's best-selling C, C++, and Java textbooks—and their colleague, T.R. Nieto.
Students learn from the best in the field. Deitel & Associates, Inc. is an internationally recognized corporate training organization specializing in programming languages and object technology training. Organizations worldwide have adopted the Deitel programming guidelines as a fundamental set of software engineering standards.
- Some of the most recent Visual Basic topics—e.g., graphical user interfaces, object-oriented programming, databases, multimedia, networking, VB Script, COM, DCOM, ActiveX and Visual Basic for Applications.
Gives students cutting-edge exposure to today's hottest topics.
- A CD-ROM—Contains source code, hyperlinks to VB resources, and the Working Model Edition of VB6.
Provides students with convenient finger-tip access to the tools and resources needed for working efficiently with the text, and beyond.
- The Deitels' innovative “live-code approach”—Every concept is taught in the context of complete working Visual Basic programs. Windows show the inputs line and outputs that are produced as each program runs.
Guarantees that students can follow concept and application development step-by-step, with no vague or confusing “black holes.”
- Hundreds of the Deitels' special programming tips.
Provides students with: Good Programming Practices; Common Programming Errors; Software Engineering Observations; Portability Tips; Performance Tips; Testing and Debugging Tips; Look-and-Feel Observations, etc.
- Award-winning Interactive Multimedia Cyber Classroom CD-ROM.
Provides students with an interactive environment for learning the course material.
Table of Contents
1. Computing Concepts.
2. Integrated Development Environment.
3. Introduction to Visual Basic Programming.
4. Control Structures: Part I.
5. Control Structures: Part II.
6. Sub Procedures and Function Procedures.
8. Strings, Dates and Times.
10. Basic Graphical User Interface Concepts.
11. Advanced Graphical User Interface Concepts.
12. Mouse and Keyboard.
13. Error Handling and Debugging.
14. Sequential File Processing.
15. Records and Random-Access Files.
16. Object-Oriented Programming.
18. Database Management.
19. Networking, the Internet and the World Wide Web.
20. Multimedia: Images, Animation, Audio.
21. Data Structures, Collections and Dictionaries.
Appendix A: Operator Precedence Chart.
Appendix B: ANSI Character Set.
Appendix C: Visual Basic Internet and World Wide Web Resources.
Appendix D: Number Systems.
About the Author(s)
Harvey Deitel and Paul Deitel are principals of Deitel & Associates, Inc., a global leader in programming training. They are authors of C++ How to Program and Java How to Program, each the best-selling book in its market. The Deitels have taught 500,000 programmers! Now, leverage their extraordinary expertise to learn Visual Basic, with Visual Basic 6: How to Program.
T.R. Nieto, an MIT graduate, is senior lecturer at Deitel & Associates.
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