A hands-on introduction to programming in Visual BASIC V6.
Anyone wishing to program in Visual BASIC.
None although experience in another high level language would be useful.
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.
Objects. Controlling objects. Introduction to forms. Introduction to controls. Basic controls.
Modules. Working with code. Interacting with the user. Working with code statements. Managing forms.
Introduction to variables and constants. Working with Procedures and Functions.
Common VB functions. Comparison and relational operators. Conditional structures. Looping structures.
Error types. Debugging logic errors in VB.
Control types. Standard controls. Advanced standard controls. ActiveX controls. Insertable controls.
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.
Field-Level validation. The masked edit control. Form-Level validation. Form events used when validating data.
Trapping run time errors. Error handling overview. Enabling an error trap. Errors and the calling chain. In line error handling.
Menus. Status bars. Toolbars.
Overview of Drag and Drop. Mouse events Drag and Drop basics.
Using control arrays. Using the controls collection. Working with object variables. Collections.
User Interface design principles. Distributing an application. Creating a default project.
"Hard concepts were explained very simply."
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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.