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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 ...

Three Main Principles of OOP (Object Oriented Programming)
Object Oriented Programming (OOP) is actually classified by three main principles: Encapsulation, Inheritance, and Polymorphism. These appear to be frightening terms but are actually fairly easy principles to grasp. 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 ...

Video - Visual Basic Express 2010 - Getting Started and the First Program
This video by SchoolFreeware shows you how to create your very first Visual Basic Express 2010 program. More ...

Working With Variables in C Sharp
Scope defines which parts of the program can access a variable. If a variable is declared inside a method, its scope is local to the method within which it was declared. If a variable is declared inside a class, its scope is local to the class within which it was declared. More ...

Introduction to Visual Basic 2005 Express
Because the Visual Basic Express IDE does so much "hand holding", within minutes of installing Visual Basic Express you where able to create a real, although tiny, Windows application. Building bigger more complex applications is just more of the same. 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Reading and Writing Files with the VBScript FileSystemObject
The example code in this article uses the VBScript FileSystemObject and TextStream Object to read a text file and write a new text file, reformatting the text into lines a maximum of 90 characters long, except when that would break a word, then it extends the line length to include the entire word. More ...