Visual BASIC Programming

May-June 2005

  1. Study guide for the exam:

  2. Review and Study Guide for DATABASES and for doing the movies guessing game.

  3. Reading input from a file and determining and recording the SMALLEST and the LARGEST in a set of numbers. Recall we initialize the SMALLEST to a very LARGE number. We initialize the LARGEST to a very, very small number, or a negative number.

  4. Here is the Monte Carlo method using Visual Basic.

  5. Databases in Visual Basic and the movies database.

    Download the movies97.mdb Movies Quotes database to practice with. RIGHT-MOUSE CLICK popup menu works best!

  6. Pop up menu assignment will be due on Wednesday, with your Primitive Typewriter assignment. I will look at each students assignments in the lab or after the lab anytime to see that it works correctly. You also need to turn in a printout of your code for each.

  7. Movies Database and databases in VB.

  8. Drag Drop icons - where to get them on your own computer, if you installed Visual Basic Working Model edition from the textbook. And you can see what they look like.

    If you want to download just the icons for the Burning Trash Barrel and banana composting and Smiley vs Frowning Face animation and DragDrop() event tour de force. (See them first here as a screen snapshot).

  9. Readings from the textbook for first 12 class meetings (up until exam #1).

  10. Drag and Drop demo program. It is an EXEcutable file you can download and run.

  11. Here is some information on base 2 binary and on base 16 hexadecimal too.

  12. Your first programming assignment is the Initials Maker software. It was demonstrated in detail in class on Friday, May 13th, 2005. It will be due on Wednesday, May 18th.

    Here are more Make Initials resources to utilize as you prepare your own GUI and Visual Basic code.

  13. File Browser Program resources.

  14. Using the object browser to discover CheckBox properties and what the name is for vbChecked, etc.

  15. Dancing U N I letters to learn the checkbox control, to review Timers, and to learn Control Array concepts.

  16. Note: Your textbook cover probably looks different than this one! That is OKAY.

  17. Email summary of day #1 and preview of day #2 Visual Basic classes.

  18. READING ASSIGNMENT for the first week of class. Besides reading over the handouts and lecture notes, read chapters 1 and 2. We will start to cover chapter 3 at the end of week #2.

  19. PowerPoint slides for lectures #1 and #2 and #3.
    This example program will be discussed and demonstrated and reviewed for at least three lectures. Begin reading chapters 1 and 2 and 3 of the textbook. (Hours 1, 2 and 3).
  20. To be discussed on Tuesday or Wednesday during week #1: Design time and VB code from Tuesday, August 26th - day #1 example.

  21. To be discussed on Tuesday or Wednesday during week #1: RUN time example. The FORM_CLICK() event has happened at least 4 times, right?