Visual Basic in easy steps

Visual Basic in easy steps


Visual Basic in easy steps, 4th edition shows you how to quickly create Windows applications using the latest free Visual Studio Community 2015 programming environment. This book gives you code examples, screenshots, and step-by-step instructions that illustrate each aspect of Visual Basic. It begins by describing the Visual Studio Community 2015 installation process, then introduces form controls, application properties, the programming language, and problem-solving techniques. Next, it illustrates by example, how to build and deploy a complete Windows application. A chapter is devoted to scripting with Visual Basic. This first shows you how to create 'macros' for Word and Excel in Microsoft Office, using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), then demonstrates how to manipulate files and data within the Windows operating system using VBScript. You will learn how to incorporate external data into your applications from text files, Excel spreadsheets, XML documents, live RSS web feeds, and SQL databases. You need have no previous knowledge of any programming language so it's ideal if you're a newcomer to Windows programming. Each chapter builds your knowledge of Visual Basic. By the end of this book you will have gained a sound understanding of Visual Basic programming and be able to create your own interactive applications.

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Mike McGrath
Paperback | 192 pages
182.88 x 223.52 x 12.7mm | 408.23g
Publication date
29 Mar 2016
In Easy Steps Limited
Publication City/Country
Southam, United Kingdom
Edition Statement
4th edition
Illustrations note
Full colour photographs, screenshots and illustrations
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