Introduction to Visual Basic 6 (VB6) Training Course
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|Who should attend:
||IT professionals looking for an introduction to VB6 and those looking to get into IT, and are planning to use the course as their first step in the visual programming ladder.
||Programming skills gained in any language.
This highly acclaimed Hands-On course provides delegates with a practical hands-on introduction to creating commercial applications in Visual Basic 6, a simple to use yet powerful development tool which is widely used in the business community. Delegates will build Interactive applications which access relational databases for information update & retrieval.
This course has been developed for real-world, commercial scenarios by our expert instructors. See below for detailed syllabus. If you have a technical question, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
What you will learn
1. Understand the Visual Basic development environment and language.
2. How to write an application that uses a database.
3. How to write an COM Client application.
The exercises during the course combine to create a currency converter application, a banking application, plus stand-alone modules, covering:
1. GUI front-end e.g. containing menus.
2. Validation of input and dialog windows.
3. Database handling.
4. Client-server / n-tier implementation.
5. Allow only one copy of the application to be started.
Visual Basic 6 (VB6 Comprehensive) Course Outline
Part 1 Introduction to the VB Environment
Visual Basic Overview & Terminology
Event driven programming
VB Programming Environment
Part 2 Creating the User Interface
Building the User Interface
Creating an Application
Part 3 VB Programming Language
User Defined Types
Loops & Decision structures
- Do...Loop, For, While, Exiting a loop
Message Boxes (Msgbox)
Input Boxes (Inputbox)
Sub-Routines and Procedures
Part 4 Error handling and debugging
- Trappable Errors
- On Error...
- Error Handlers
Err, Error and Error$()
- Avoid Variable Name Errors
- Setting Your Own Error Codes
- Simulating A Visual Basic Error
- Catering for Unexpected Errors
- Delayed Error Handling
- Turning Off Error Handling
- Function Specific Error
Debugging your code
- Using the Debug Window Passively
- Using the Debug Window Actively
Interactive Debugging Tools
- Stepping Through Code
- Instant Watch
- The Calls Window
- Set Next
Part 5 Working with more advanced controls
ActiveX custom controls
- Tree view and List view
- Common dialog
- Masked edit
- Status Bars