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Sams Teach Yourself Visual Basic® 6 in 24 Hours by Sanjaya Hettihewa, Greg Perry

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Chapter 1. Visual Basic at Work

Welcome to Visual Basic! You possess one of the most powerful and enjoyable Windows development tools available today. Visual Basic really is fun, as you'll see throughout this 24-hour tutorial. Even if you have very little or no prior experience developing Windows applications, you'll feel right at home using Visual Basic—provided you are familiar with the Windows environment. In this hour you'll become familiar with the big picture of Visual Basic 6.0.

The highlights of this hour include

  • What Visual Basic does

  • How to start Visual Basic

  • How to stop Visual Basic

  • When to use the different Visual Basic windows

  • How the system windows work together for you

What's Visual Basic About?

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0, the latest and ...

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