Visual Basic Programming
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...