Introduction to VB - Visual Basic 6.0

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Description:
Students will learn how to use Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6) to develop Windows applications.
Prerequisites:
Basic IT skills and ideally and some programming experience.
Introduction to Visual Basic Programming:
What is Visual Basic?
Terminology
Steps to create an application
Modular environment
Building an Application:
Setting properties of objects
Forms
Introduction to controls
Object-based, event-driven programming
Coding:
The Code Editor
Using the Object Browser to view properties and methods of objects
Statements and functions
Conditional Statements
Looping Statements
Native Code
Debugging:
Overview
Forms:
Showing and hiding forms
Order of events
Multiple forms
Startup and end of applications
Variables:
Data types
Scope and lifetime of variables
Constants
Arrays and user-defined types
Procedures:
Introduction to procedures
Arguments and parameters
Named arguments and optional arguements
Controls:
Control formatting
Standard Controls
Custom Controls
Menus:
Creating and coding menus
Custom pop-up menus
Error Handling:
An introduction to error handlers
Wizards:
The package and development Wizard
Application Wizard
The Next Step:
Data access using the Data Form Wizard and the data control
MDI forms
Classes
An introduction to ActiveX controls within VB6