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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 ...

Write Visual Basic Programs Without Visual Studio
It was a pleasure to develop Windows Applications with Visual Basic 6. But Microsoft has abandoned Visual Basic 6 for the bloated, over-complicated Visual Studio. But you can still put your knowledge to work and develop VBScript applications with the method described in this article. 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 ...

Visual Basic 2005 Express: Now Playing
Visual Basic 2005 Express is designed to make Windows programming easy for everyone. Some people want to write programs for a career. Others want to create a new product. Still others want to learn for the sheer mental exhilaration. More ...

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 ...

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 ...

Five Reasons Why You Should Consider Splitting a Microsoft Access Database
In the development and design mode, your Access database runs perfectly. But when you deploy the database, end-users complain that it's slow or it fails to respond. When you have concurrent users accessing your database, you may need to split an Access database and the following five reasons explain why. More ...

Six Important Points When Importing Data Into An Access Database
Asking general users to import data into an Access database without knowing too muchabout how Microsoft Access works and they will become frustrated within minutes. The most desirable way of using external data is by importing or linking data to an Access table object. Once the data has been imported or linked, you treat it like any other data table and build your queries, forms and reports. 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 ...

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 ...