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Mastering Visual Basic 6
Petroutsos, Evangelos.
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Publication Information:
San Francisco : Sybex, [1998]

Physical Description:
xxv, 1285 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm + 1 computer optical laser disc (4 3/4 in.)
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Includes index.
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QA76.73.B3 P4922 1998 Book and Software Set Central Closed Stacks

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The best way to learn the newest version of Visual Basic

Mastering Visual Basic 6 is the ideal guide to Visual Basic. Inside, you'll master the environment, the features, and the techniques that are key to professional Windows programming. Clear, in-depth instructions from a Visual Basic expert provide essential knowledge through scores of practical examples. Detailed coverage includes:
* building custom stand-alone applications
* working with forms
* creating and deploying ActiveX controls
* mastering Visual Basic drawing and graphics methods
* programming databases
* using recursive programming
* optimizing your code
* enhancing applications with multimedia
* extending Visual Basic with the Windows API, OLE, and VBA
* building Web-based applications with Visual Basic

Author Notes

Evangelos Petroutsos is a computer engineer, consultant, and educator, as well as the author of many programming books, including the best-selling Mastering Visual Basic 5 and Visual Basic 5 Developer's Handbook , both from Sybex.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Visual Programming: The Fundamentals of Visual Basic
Chapter 1 Getting Started with Visual Basic
Chapter 2 Visual Basic Projects
Chapter 3 Visual Basic: The Language
Chapter 4 Working with Forms
Chapter 5 Basic ActiveX Controls
Part 2 Advanced Visual Basic
Chapter 6 Drawing with Visual Basic
Chapter 7 Manipulating Color and Pixels with Visual Basic
Chapter 8 Advanced ActiveX Controls
Chapter 9 More Advanced ActiveX Controls
Part 3 Special Topics
Chapter 10 The Multiple Document Interface
Chapter 11 Recursive Programming
Chapter 12 Optimizing VB Applications
Part 4 Extending Visual Basic
Chapter 13 The Windows API
Chapter 14 OLE Automation and VBA
Chapter 15 Building ActiveX Components
Chapter 16 Building ActiveX Controls
Part 5 Database Programming with Visual Basic
Chapter 17 Database Programming with Visual Basic
Chapter 18 The Active Data Objects
Part 5 Visual Basic and the Web
Chapter 19 Introduction to the Web
Chapter 20 Scripting Objects
Chapter 21 Visual Basic and the Web
Chapter 22 Active Server Pages