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

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Chapter 5. Putting Code into Visual Basic

It's time to hone your multilingual skills and learn a new language! This hour's lesson explores the Visual Basic programming language. You'll learn how code goes together to form the application, and you'll learn how VB works with data. Your applications must be capable of processing many types of data values, and you'll master those datatypes before the hour is up.

The highlights of this hour include the following:

  • Which datatypes VB supports

  • How to declare variables

  • How to assign data to variables

  • Why datatype mix-ups can occur

  • When to use operators

Coding Basics

As you write more powerful programs, you'll need to insert more and more of Visual Basic's programming language into your applications. The language, ...

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