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Absolute Beginner's Guide to Programming, Second Edition by Greg Perry

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Walking Through an Application's Development

You will now create a complete, fully functional but simple project from scratch. You'll learn how to assign controls and write code that will hook everything together using the Visual Basic language.

  1. Create a new project by selecting File, New Project and choosing Standard EXE. Don't save any changes from earlier in this chapter if you were following along during the discussion of controls and their placement.

  2. Change the form's Name property to frmFirst and change its Caption property to My First Application. The form's Caption property text will appear in the title bar when you run the application.

  3. Expand the Form window to the property values Height 7380 and Width 7095. You can set these two property ...

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