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Sams Teach Yourself Beginning Programming in 24 Hours, Second Edition by Greg Perry

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Hour 11 Advanced Programming Issues

By adding Windows controls such as command buttons, check boxes, and option buttons to your applications, you improve the way your users interact with your programs. Such controls give your programs a true Windows feel to them, and by providing controls that are already familiar to users of Windows, you decrease the learning curve needed for your users to adapt to and interact with the programs you write.

Liberty BASIC supports several common Windows controls, and in this hour you learn how to place those controls in your program’s windows. Once you create and display those controls, you then must retrieve the values selected and entered into those controls by your user and respond accordingly.

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