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Core MCSD : designing and implementing desktop applications with Microsoft Visual Basic 6
Holzner, Steven.
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Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall PTR, [2000]

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lvi, 961 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm + 1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in.).
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Includes index.
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This study guide provides complete coverage of all the objectives necessary to pass the core Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer exam--Designing and Implementing Desktop Applications with Visual Basic 6.0 (Exam 70-176).

Author Notes

Steven Holzner has written more than 40 books; he is co-author of the best-selling Peter Norton's Visual Basic for Windows and Peter Norton's Guide to Visual Basic 4 for Windows 95 . Holzner was formerly contributing editor for PC Magazine .

Table of Contents

I Establishing the Development Environment
1 The Visual Basic Integrated Design Environment
II Deriving the Physical Design and Creating User Services
2 Working with Forms
3 Working with Controls
4 Visual Basic Core Controls and Syntax
5 Creating Menus
6 Using the Image List, Toolbar, and Status Bar Custom Controls
7 Using the Tree View and List View Custom Controls
III Creating and Managing COM Components
8 Creating COM Clients
9 Creating COM Components
10 Creating ActiveX Controls
11 Creating Active Documents
12 Dynamic HTML and the Internet
IV Creating Data Services
13 Databases
14 Databases and Data-Bound Controls
15 Databases in Code
V Testing the Solution
16 Error Handling and Debugging
VI Deploying, Maintaining, and Supporting an Application
17 Adding Help to Applications
18 Packaging and Deploying Your Program
Appendix Answers to Chapter Review Questions