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C Sharp Keywords
keywords, sometimes called reserved words, are predefined words that have special meaning to the compiler. Keywords cannot be used by the programmer as identifiers such as variable, method, or class names. A programmer must use keywords only in designated locations in the code. 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 2005 Express Reserved Words or keywords
Reserved words or keywords are words that are part of the language and therefore have special meaning in Visual Basic. The reserved words cannot be used as names for your programming elements such as variables, functions, subroutines or procedures. 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...