Course Code: vb9
You'll learn how to use the OpenFileDialog and SaveFileDialog classes to give your users the ability to locate and save changes to data. Then, you'll discover how to use menus in your programs.
Learn how to use toolbars in your applications and how to coordinate them with menus. Then, you'll discover an important type of helper form—the dialog form.
In this lesson, you'll learn about another important helper form, the modeless or owned form, and how to use it in your application. Then, learn how to give your programs Multiple Document Interface ability.
Begin to explore databases in this lesson. Then, you'll understand how to use SQL in your Visual Basic applications to communicate with your database.
Learn how to write code to access a database. Then, learn how to access a database’s structure or schema by code.
Learn how to create master-detail tables that enable users to quickly find the data they need which will be especially useful in the business world. Finally, you’ll learn all the options that are available to you now that you’ve obtained your expertise in Visual Basic.
Jeffrey A. Kent is a Professor of Computer Science, teaching both traditional and online classes. He has taught a number of computer programming languages, including C, C++, Java, Visual Basic, and Assembly. He is the published author of several computer-programming books, including "Visual Basic 2005 Demystified" and "C++ Demystified." He's also an attorney, and has combined both careers by writing applications for law firms.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Note: This course is not suitable for Macintosh users.
A new session of each course opens each month, allowing you to enroll whenever your busy schedule permits!
Once a session starts, two lessons will be released each week, for the six-week duration of your course. You will have access to all previously released lessons until the course ends.
Keep in mind that the interactive discussion area for each lesson automatically closes 2 weeks after each lesson is released, so you’re encouraged to complete each lesson within two weeks of its release.
The Final Exam will be released on the same day as the last lesson. Once the Final Exam has been released, you will have 2 weeks plus 10 days to complete the Final and finish any remaining lessons in your course. No further extensions can be provided beyond these 10 days.