A Visual Basic Quick Start

Remember that Visual Basic is as much a programming language as it is a collection of graphical controls with which you build programs. A Windows programming environment requires these graphical controls, such as menus, command buttons, scrolling lists, text boxes, and all the other Windows elements you interact with. From the moment you start Visual Basic, you have access to all the tools that you'll need to write programs from within that environment.


Several versions of Visual Basic exist. To keep figures relatively simple for this book, Visual Basic 6.0 Working Model is used. This is a learning version of Visual Basic that includes the full language but does not include all the advanced elements found in the ...

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