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Complete Visual BASIC  |    A 5 day   hands on   training course

Complete Visual BASIC training course description

A hands-on introduction to programming in Visual BASIC V6.

What will you learn
  • Build Visual BASIC applications.
  • Build simple components.
  • Debug Visual BASIC programs.
  • Examine existing code and determine its function.
Complete Visual BASIC training course details
  • Who will benefit:
  • Anyone wishing to program in Visual BASIC.

  • Prerequisites:
  • None although experience in another high level language would be useful.

  • Duration
  • 5 days

  • Dates & prices
  • Click here

Complete Visual BASIC training course contents

  • Application development using VB
  • VB features. VB editions, VB terminology. Working in the Development Environment. Event-Driven Programming. Creating a program in VB. Project and executable files. VB reference materials.

  • Visual Basic fundamentals
  • Objects. Controlling objects. Introduction to forms. Introduction to controls. Basic controls.

  • Working with code and forms
  • Modules. Working with code. Interacting with the user. Working with code statements. Managing forms.

  • Variables and procedures
  • Introduction to variables and constants. Working with Procedures and Functions.

  • Controlling program execution
  • Common VB functions. Comparison and relational operators. Conditional structures. Looping structures.

  • Debugging
  • Error types. Debugging logic errors in VB.

  • Working with controls
  • Control types. Standard controls. Advanced standard controls. ActiveX controls. Insertable controls.

  • Data access using the ADO data control
  • Overview of ActiveX Data Objects. VB data access features. Relational database concepts. Using the ADO data Control to access data. SQL. Manipulating data. Using the data form wizard.

  • Input validation
  • Field-Level validation. The masked edit control. Form-Level validation. Form events used when validating data.

  • Error trapping
  • Trapping run time errors. Error handling overview. Enabling an error trap. Errors and the calling chain. In line error handling.

  • Enhancing the User Interface
  • Menus. Status bars. Toolbars.

  • Drag and Drop
  • Overview of Drag and Drop. Mouse events Drag and Drop basics.

  • More about controls
  • Using control arrays. Using the controls collection. Working with object variables. Collections.

  • Finishing touches
  • User Interface design principles. Distributing an application. Creating a default project.

Learning path



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Training approach

This structured training course seeks to build upon workbook learning through the use of group exercises, dynamic discussion and individual tasks in order to deliver an engaging and interactive module that will ensure all candidates are able to transfer their new skills into the workplace.