Sams Teach Yourself Visual Basic 6 in 21 Days
Visual Basic programming techniques are presented in a logical and easy-to-follow sequence that helps you really understand the principles involved in developing programs. The reader begins with learning the basics to write a first program and then moves on to adding voice, music, sound, and graphics. After reading this book, the reader will be able to write their own DLLs, create ActiveX controls, use object linking and embedding (OLE) and write Visual Basic programs that support multiple document interface, and much more. Various topics covered are: - Properties, Controls, and Objects - Graphics, Controls & Methods - Interfacing with Windows - Arrays, OLE, and other topics - Data Control and SQL - Multiple Document Interface - ActiveX- Sound Programming and DirectSound - Building ActiveX Controls and all the latest features of Visual Basic.
I'd recommend it to ANY beginner to intermediate programmer., February 28, 1999
Reviewer: J. Chambers (FishRul7@aol.com) from Southern California, USA
I purchased this book as a relatively new vb programmer. I'd had Visual Basic 6 for 3 days, and i already knew most of the very Basics of Visual Basic programming. With this book, however, i learned about so many more functions not obviously available without reading through all of the documentation. I learned about arrays and the Windows API and saving data and a lot more. Without this book I would still be at stage one. Since reading it, i've programmed a 2 applications, a game and an addressbook program, and they are great! By the way, it says "21 days", but I had finished several "days" in one day, and it really is much faster. Another nice thing about this book was that though it did provide source code, i didn't have to be sitting at the computer while reading to understand the concepts. I still use this book constantly as a reference. It is great for new programmers.
Good beginning, then
falls apart., February 14, 2001
Good 4 a Microsoft Newbie, not if you're
new to programming,
February 8, 2001
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