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Getting Started With Visual Basic 6

This chapter introduces you to the Visual Basic environment and guides you through the creation of your first Visual Basic program. It also presents a number of important concepts that are crucial to Visual Basic programming, such as the event-driven programming model.

 

Chapter 1.1: Introducing Visual Basic 6.0

By understanding the background of Visual Basic, you'll gain insight into Visual Basic 6 and you'll be better equipped to use Visual Basic. Read more...

 

Chapter 1.2: Brief History of Visual Basic

Visual Basic changed the face of Windows programming by removing the complex burden of writing code for the user interface (UI). Read more...

 

Chapter 1.3: The Integrated Development Environment

Much of the popularity of Visual Basic comes from its Integrated Development Environment, or IDE for short. Read more...

 

Chapter 1.4: Creating a Simple Application

This section offers a quick review of the event-driven model and uses a sample application as a context for introducing Visual Basic's intrinsic controls, Read more...

 

Chapter 1.5: Shortcut Keys

Shortcut Keys for Using Visual Basic 6.0. Read more...