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Delivery Method

  • Classroom

Course Overview

1303 Mastering Microsoft Visual Basic 6 Fundamentals teaches programmers the skills necessary to create Microsoft® Visual Basic® programming system desktop applications and satisfies the Visual Basic prerequisites for course 1013, Mastering Visual Basic 6 Development.

Duration

5 Days

Schedule

Group Bookings Only - All States and Territories of Australia

Course Objectives

Lesson 1: Introduction to Application Development Using Visual Basic

  • Features of Visual Basic
  • Editions of Visual Basic
  • Visual Basic terminology
  • Working in the development environment
  • Event-driven programming
  • Creating a program in Visual Basic
  • Project and executable files
  • Visual Basic reference materials
  • Self-check questions

Lesson 2: Visual Basic Fundamentals

  • Introduction to objects
  • Controlling objects
  • Properties, methods, and events
  • Working with forms
  • Introduction to controls
  • Basic controls
  • Self-check questions

Lesson 3: Working with Code and Forms

  • Understanding modules
  • Using the code editor window
  • Other code navigation features
  • Code documentation and formatting
  • Setting environment options
  • Setting code formatting options
  • Automatic code completion features
  • Interacting with the user
  • Using the MsgBox function
  • Using the InputBox function
  • Working with code statements
  • Managing forms
  • Self-check questions

Lesson 4: Variables and Procedures

  • Overview of variables
  • Declaring variables
  • Variable scope
  • Using arrays
  • User-defined data types
  • Converting data types
  • Using constants
  • Working with procedures
  • Working with dates and times
  • Using the Format function
  • Manipulating text strings
  • Self-check questions

Lesson 5: Controlling Program Execution

  • Comparison and logical operators
  • Using If.Then statements
  • Using Select Case statements
  • Overview of looping structures
  • Using Do.Loop structures
  • For.Next statement
  • Exiting a loop
  • Self-check questions

Lesson 6: Debugging

  • Types of errors
  • Break mode
  • Using the Debug toolbar
  • Using the Watch window
  • Using the Immediate window
  • Using the Locals window
  • Tracing program flow with the Call Stack
  • Self-check questions

Lesson 7: Working with Controls

  • Types of controls
  • Overview of standard controls
  • Using ComboBox and ListBox controls
  • Using OptionButton and Frame controls
  • Working with selected text
  • Advanced standard controls
  • ActiveX controls
  • Insertable objects
  • Self-check questions

Lesson 8: Data Access Using the ADO Data Control

  • Overview of ActiveX data objects
  • Visual Basic data access features
  • Relational database concepts
  • Using the ADO Data control to access data
  • Structured query language (SQL)
  • Manipulating data
  • Using Data Form Wizard
  • Self-check questions

Lesson 9: Input Validation

  • Field-level validation
  • Using text box properties to restrict data entry
  • Using the Masked Edit control
  • Form-level validation
  • Form events used when validating data
  • Self-check questions

Lesson 10: Error Trapping

  • Overview of run-time errors
  • Overview of the error handling process
  • The Err object
  • Errors and the calling chain
  • Errors in an error-handling routine
  • Inline error handling
  • Error-handling styles
  • General error-trapping options in Visual Basic
  • Self-check questions

Lesson 11: Enhancing the User Interface

  • Menus
  • Status bars
  • Toolbars

Lesson 12: Drag and Drop

  • Overview of drag and drop
  • Mouse events
  • Drag-and-drop basics
  • Self-check questions

Lesson 13: More About Controls

  • Collections
  • Using control arrays
  • Self-check questions

Lesson 14: Finishing Touches

  • User interface design principles
  • Distributing an application
  • Creating a default project
  • Review: Steps to creating a Visual Basic program
  • Development resources
  • Self-check questions

Lunch

Lunch is provided for students for the duration of the course


Lunch

Lunch is provided for students for the duration of the course

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