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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 ...

Your First Visual Basic 2010 Express Program
Visual Basic is very popular because its Visual Programming Environment lets you develop Windows applications by dragging and dropping controls from a Toolbox. It's also popular because it's based on the Basic programming language, and because Visual Basic Express edition can be downloaded from Microsoft's website for free. More ...

List Files and Subfolders With the VBScript FileSystemObject
This article shows you how to write a VBScript that uses the FileSystemObject to list the files and subfolders in a folder on your computer. More ...

How to Learn to Program
If you want to learn to program will be happy to know that programming is not a hard thing to start learning and will not require you to pay out huge sums of money. The only way to become an expert is much like learning the violin; the answer is practice, practice and practice some more. More ...

How to Utilise and Apply Access Database Normalisation Techniques
In the design of an Access database, the process of organizing data to minimize redundancy is called normalization. Normalization usually involves dividing large, badly-formed tables into smaller, well-formed tables and defining relationships between them. More ...

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 ...

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 ...

How to Design an Access Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
A Relational Database stores data as relations (a collection of tables with each table consisting of a set of rows and columns. A Relational Database Management System provides relational operators to manipulate the data in tabular form. This article explains step-by-step how to design an Access Relational Database Management System (RDBMS). 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 ...

How to Navigate the Access 2019 Opening Workspace
If you're upgrading to Access (or Office) 2019 from the 2013 or 2016 interface, you'll find it looks very familiar ? and you'll find much of it to be the same as what you're accustomed to. More ...