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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...