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The Benefits of Microsoft Access Forms to Create a User Friendlier Database
Microsoft Access forms allows the use of data to be presented, managed and controlled in a user-friendly environment making Access more intuitive to use. Designing forms is critical for other users who will be responsible for the day-to-day running of a database and have very little knowledge of the structure of an Access database or its background processes. More ...

List Drives and Folders with the VBScript FileSystemObject
This article show you how to write a VBScript that uses the FileSystemObject to list the drives and folders on your computer. More ...

Introduction to Visual Basic
Visual Basic has been the most popular programming environment for more than twelve years. If you want to learn how to program, Visual Basic is the language for you. It is very easy to use, yet very powerful in the Windows Environment. More ...

C Sharp Predefined Primitive Data Types
A data type defines how much storage a piece of data will take up, the configuration of that storage, and the meaning of the data. Predefined or primitive data types are those defined by the language. These primitive data types can be used as building blocks for user-defined data types. More ...

Five Common Mistakes Affecting Access Database Optimisation and Performance
Building an Access database requires some time, effort and ideally a good level of database knowledge. The assist tools Microsoft Access provides do not control some of the pitfalls most developers brush aside leading to a slow database. Here are the five common mistakes developers need to be aware of and handle accordingly. More ...

Compile C Sharp Without Visual Studio
I have never been very excited about C sharp because you have to use Visual Studio to write programs with it. I don't like to use over-complicated IDEs to write programs because the IDE is often more difficult to figure out than the programming language itself. The fact is you actually can write C sharp programs without Visual Studio. More ...

Write Your Own VBScript HTA Text Editor
Because this application is designed for instructional purposes, I didn't design it with the conventional File drop-down menu. In order to show how menu items link to the code that performs each function, I just placed all the menu selections in the main menu. More ...

Visual Basic 2010 Textbox Based Simple Edit Program
In this example, you'll create a very simple text editor that uses the Textbox control. This example is for beginners so I'll go step-by-step through the process of developing the program. More ...

Visual Basic File Reading and Writing
The biggest problem with administering the list myself is adding and deleting email addresses from the list. Before you add an address to the list you have to make sure it's not already on the list. More ...

Programming in Visual Basic 2010: The Very Beginner's Guide
This book is an introduction to programming using Microsoft's Visual Basic.NET 2010. It is intended for novice programmers with little or no programming experience or no experience with Visual Basic. The text emphasizes programming logic and good programming techniques with generous explanations of programming concepts written from a non-technical point of view. More ...