This information-packed Step by Step course is the easiest and fastest way to teach yourself to write 32-bit Microsoft Windows®–based programs using the latest version of Microsoft Visual Basic. Work through every lesson to complete the full course, or do individual lessons to learn just the skills you need. Either way, you gain the skills you need at your own pace.
With MICROSOFT VISUAL BASIC PROFESSIONAL 6.0 STEP BY STEP, you’ll learn to:
Work with ActiveX® controls, compiler options, and the new development tools
Master programming fundamentals, including variables, decision structures, loops, and functions
Create custom dialog boxes, clocks, menus, and animation effects
Manage text files and use encryption and sorting algorithms
Use Automation to integrate Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Outlook™ features into your applications
Explore Professional Edition ActiveX controls that process RTF files, run videos, display progress information, and play audio CD-ROMs
Call the memory management functions in the Windows API
Download FTP and HTML files from the Internet and design DHTML pages
Exploit corporate data resources with advanced database tools and the new ActiveX Data Objects
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Microsoft® Visual Basic® Professional 6.0 Step by Step
Michael Halvorson has written more than 30 books, including the popular Microsoft Visual Basic 2008 Step by Step, Microsoft Office XP Inside Out, and Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 Professional Step by Step. A former Visual Basic localization manager at Microsoft, Michael is a professor at Pacific Lutheran University.