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Using Visual Basic  -  BP498


One of over 70 books by Phil Oliver and Noel Kantaris, published by Bernard Babani (publishing) Ltd. Suitable for beginners and intermediate users.

Learn to use Visual Basic to produce professional looking programs in the shortest possible time. The book was written using Visual Basic 6.0, but can also be used with any other Windows version, including Visual Basic for Applications. No prior programming knowledge is assumed, only a working knowledge of the Windows environment itself. The book contains details of:-

  • How to install and set-up Visual Basic.

  • The graphic environment it uses.

  • A primer on the Basic language used by the package, with loads of examples for you to try.

  • How to handle files and graphic images.

  • How to create, compile and package your own application programs.

  • A glossary and detailed Appendices are included, giving a useful reference to the naming conventions, user-defined formats, event procedures, and the main keywords used in the language. These alone will be essential reference whenever you use Visual Basic.

Last updated - 29 April 2006