Visual Basic Programming
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
The Components of the Microsoft Access Database Interface
As you open a document window in Microsoft Access, toolbars, menu bars (or Ribbon Bars
from version 2007) will change state and can be a little disorientating at first. In
some cases, you can only be in one type of window to view a function or feature. 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Easy Visual Basic Image Viewer
The easiest way to display images in Visual Basic is to use a PictureBox control. In this
example, we'll use a PictureBox control to create a simple image viewer application, and
we'll use an OpenFileDialog control to load an image file from disk. More ...