Visual Basic 6 Tutorial


VISUAL BASIC 6 is a high level programming language which evolved from the earlier DOS version called BASIC.  BASIC means Beginners' All-Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code. Among many versions of Visual Basic that exist in the market, the most popular one and still widely used by many VB programmers is Visual Basic 6. The latest versions are VB2008, VB2010, VB2012 and VB2013. With Visual Basic 6, you can create any program such as inventory management system  , password cracker, investment calculatorslot machinereversistar war, tic tac toe. There are many sample programs in this tutorial. Start Learning Visual Basic 6 programming by following the lessons below:


Lesson 1:Introduction to Visual Basic 6

Lesson 2: Building VB Applications

Lesson 3: Working with the Controls

Lesson 4: Writing the Code

Lesson 5: Managing VB Data

Lesson 6: Working with Variables

Lesson 7: Using If ..Then..Else..End If

Lesson 8: Select Case....End Select 

Lesson 9: Looping

Lesson 10: Built-in Functions

Lesson 11: Mathematical Functions

Lesson 12: Formatting Functions

Lesson 13: String Manipulation Functions

Lesson 14: Creating User-Defined Functions

Lesson 15: Creating Excel VBA Functions

Lesson 16: Arrays

Lesson 17:Working with Files

Lesson 18: Graphics

Lesson 19: Creating Multimedia Applications : Part I

Lesson 20: Creating Multimedia Applications : Part II

Lesson 21: Creating Multimedia Applications : Part III

Lesson 22: Creating Multimedia Applications : Part IV

Lesson 23: Creating Database Applications -Part I

Lesson 24: Creating Database Applications -Part II

Lesson 25: Creating Database Applications using ADO Control

Lesson 26: Using Microsoft DataGrid Control 6.0

Lesson 27: Using SQL Queries

Lesson 28: More SQL Queries

Lesson 29: Creating an Advanced  Database Application

Lesson 30: Animation- Part I

Lesson 31: Animation-Part II

Lesson 32: Animation-Part III

Lesson 33: Creating The Web Browser

Lesson 34: Creating The FTP Program

Lesson 35 Errors Handling in VB

Lesson 36: Compiling and Distributing Your Programs

Lesson 37: Creating Menus for Your Applications

Lesson 38: Keyboard Handling

Lesson 39: Using the Printer

Lesson 40: Creating Reports in Visual Basic 6

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