October 22, 2014
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ActiveX Controls: The Definitive Guide

ActiveX Controls: The Definitive Guide

Add a File to the Current Project

Add a file to the current project.

Add a Network Drive

Add a network drive.

Add your AddIn to the VBIDE

Add your AddIn to the VBIDE Some simple connect code.

Adding Events to the NT Event Log

Adding events to the NT event log.

ADSI for Beginners

ADSI for beginners

Anything to declare?

Anything to Declare?

Basics of VB Programming

This article is designed to help beginners get to grips with some basic functions in VB.

Beginning databases

Beginning databases

Beginning Objects in VB - Part 1

Beginning Objects in VB: Part 1

Beginning Objects in VB - Part 2

Beginning Objects in VB: Part 2

Beginning Objects in VB - Part 3

Beginning Objects in VB: Part 3

Book Review: Active Visual Basic

Active Visual Basic Make Visual Basic Active with this book from MS Press!

Book Review: Beginning Visual Basic 6 Database Programming

Beginning Visual Basic 6 Database Programming

Book Review: Beginning Visual Basic 6 Objects

Beginning Visual Basic 6 Objects

Objects made easy in VB6.

Book Review: Code Complete

Code Complete: The complete guide to your code.

Book Review: Designing and Using ActiveX Controls

Designing and Using ActiveX Controls
IDG produces a useful guide to ActiveX controls.

Book Review: Developing COM/Activex Components With Visual Basic 6

Developing COM/Activex Components With Visual Basic 6
Dan Appleman's book is a real winner! It helped me, so why don't you try it.

Book Review: Doing Objects in Microsoft Visual Basic

Doing Objects in Microsoft Visual Basic
If you are just starting with VB, you must get this great book.

Book Review: Elements of User Interface Design

Elements of User Interface Design
Make your GUI sing with style!

Book Review: Enterprise Application Architecture

Enterprise Application Architecture
The BEST book for anyone creating distributed, enterprise applications.

Book Review: Game Developer's Marketplace

Game Developer's Marketplace
If you're writing games, check out this book.

Book Review: GUI Design Essentials

GUI Design Essentials
The essentials of what you need to know if you are making a Graphical User Interface.

Book Review: Hardcore Visual Basic

Hardcore Visual Basic
Truly hardcore: COM interfaces, subclassing, type libraries and more.

Book Review: Learn to program Visual Basic Examples

Learn to Program Visual Basic Examples
Need some examples? This book is ideal for new beginners.

Book Review: Learn to Program with Visual Basic 6

Learn to Program with Visual Basic 6
The BEST book for learning to program in VB6. The author really keeps you interested - I suggest you get a copy now.

Book Review: Murach's Visual Basic 6

Murach's Visual Basic 6
Although more of a database book, it still provides you with some useful info on deployment and the internet.

Book Review: Professional Visual Basic 6 Databases

Professional Visual Basic 6 Databases
A professional look at the secrets of database programming.

Book Review: Professional Visual Basic Project Management

Professional Visual Basic Project Management
Think you don't need managing? You do, so get this book and learn exactly how.

Book Review: Programming Visual Basic 6

Programming Visual Basic 6
What a huge book! This book includes just about everything you need to know to program in VB and program well in VB.

Book Review: Ready to Run Visual Basic Code Library

Ready to Run Visual Basic Code Library
Over 170 prime VB examples ranging from simple to advanced.

Book Review: Sams Teach Yourself Internet Programming

Sams Teach Yourself Internet Programming
The Internet is a great place to make money, so learn how with this book.

Book Review: Tricks of the Game-Programming Gurus

Tricks of the Game-Programming Gurus
Slot in a few sneaky tricks to make your game the best around with this book.

Book Review: Understanding ActiveX and OLE

Understanding ActiveX and OLE
A new book on ActiveX from the experts at Microsoft.

Book Review: Visual Basic 6 Internet Programming

Visual Basic 6 Internet Programming
A very very useful look at Internet programming under different protocols.

Book Review: Visual Basic Programmer's Guide to the Win 32 API

Visual Basic Programmer's Guide to the Win 32 API
The all time legendary book of the API. Get it or be left behind.

Communicating over a Network

Communicating over a Network

Create a Hotkey for your Application

Create a Hotkey for your Application

Create a Progress Bar using the API

Create a Progress Bar using the API

Create a Registry Control

Create a registry control.

Create a Status Bar using the API

Create a Status Bar using the API

Creating a Gradulated Title Bar

Creating a Gradulated Title Bar

Detect the Keyboard's Right-Click Button

Detect the keyboard's right click button

Dot Net - Dot What?

Dot Net - dot what?

Hide the Desktop

Hide the desktop

Life of a VB Programmer

Life of a VB Programmer

Make a File Association

Make a file association

Make a Light Chart Control

Make a light chart control

Make a Resizing Control

Make a resizing control

Make a Reusable Database Class

Make a reusable database class

Make a Simple Setup Program

Make a simple setup program

Make a Spell Checker

Make a spell checker

Make Your Own Control - Part 1

Make your own control: Part 1

Make Your Own Control - Part 2

Make your own control: Part 2

Making a POP3 Client

Making a POP3 Client

Making Microsoft Outlook Useful - Part 1

Making Microsoft Outlook Useful

Making Microsoft Outlook Useful - Part 2

Making Microsoft Outlook Useful: Part 2

Making Your First Addin

Making your first Addin

Making Your Own Custom Control

Making your own custom control

No Strings Attached

How long is a piece of string? In this article article you will learn to how to find the answer in Visual Basic.

Posting to CGI Scripts

Posting to CGI scripts

Programming Windows NT with Visual Basic

Programming Windows NT with Visual Basic

SendMail with Attachments

Sendmail with attachments

Service Your Applications

Service your applications

Show the Find and Replace Dialogs

Show the find and replace dialogs

Simple INI File Class

Simple INI file class

Size Up Your Applications with Subclassing

Size up your applications with subclassing

Subclassing: What's It All About?

Subclassing: What's it all about

Switch from DAO to ADO

Switch from DAO to ADO

Top Tips for Developing Components for ASP

Top tips for developing components for ASP

Using ASP with VB Components

Using ASP with VB components

Using the Internet Transfer Control: Part 1

Using the Internet Transfer Control: Part 1

Using the Internet Transfer Control: Part 2

Using the Internet Transfer Control: Part 2

Using the Internet Transfer Control: Part 3

Using the Internet Transfer Control: Part 3

Using the Sysinfo Control

Using the Sysinfo control

Using VB to Build Your Web Site

Using VB to build your web site

VB and the Web

VB and the Web

Verify the Windows Password

Verify the Windows password.

XML

XML

VB Coding Tip: Treeview - Label Editing

This code allows you to simulate the label editing in Explorer.

Anyone for WAP?

Anyone for WAP?

Using Animated Cursors in Visual Basic

You can add a little extra panache to your application by using animated cursors. When that program is busy whizzing and whirring, why not impress your user by displaying a spinning globe, a wiggly starfish, or a floating rocket? Now you can with this chunck of code.

Using Visual Basic to Tile a Bitmap in a Picture Box

Use Visaul Basic to tile a bitmap in a picture box.

VB Coding Tip: Add new printers

Show the add new printer wizard within Visual Basic.

VB Coding Tip: Only Allow Numbers in a Nodes Text

This treeview tip again uses the SendMessage API call to find the edit window in the treeview and then send a message to it, the ES_NUMBER message to only allow numbers.

VB Coding Tip: Testing the locked property of a text box

This sample again uses the GetWindowLong API call and the GWL_STYLE constant.

VB Coding Tip: Tiling an Image Across a Form

Tile an image across a standard Visual Basic form without using the API.

VB Coding Tip: Treeview - Adding Special Features

In the third part of this tutorial, we continue to learn more about the treeview control. In this part, learn to add features such as track selection and checkboxes.

VB Coding Tip: Trim a Selected Character From a String

Use Visual Basic to trim a selected character from a string.

VB Coding Tip: Trim All Spaces From a String

Trim all spaces from a string.

VB Coding Tip: Two Frame Animation Using a Timer

Perform two frame animation using a timer.

VB Coding Tip: Use the Spell Checker

Use Microsoft Word to spell check your work.

VB Coding TIP: Using 'What's This?' Help

Using 'What's This?' Help

VB Coding Tip: Using Control Panel

Launch control panel from your program.

VB Coding Tip: Using the Auto-Complete Function

Microsoft Internet Explorer now supports this cool feature - add it to your applications using this tip.

VB TIP: Using Header Track Selection in a Listview

Using header track selection in a listview.

VB TIP: Using INI Files

You may still need to use INI files in your applications - this Visual Basic tip shows you how.

VB TIP: Using the GetSetting and SaveSetting Commands

Manipulate the registry through Visual Basic.

Product Review: webzinc

An exciting product, WebZinc, promises to solve our web parsing, dialing, FTP'ing, editing, managing and many other problems associated from reaching the web from a program! Check out the review...

VB Coding Tip: Treeview - Changing Colours

This is the second part of the Treeview code series. This week we use API calls to change the background colour of the treeview control, and a few other settings.

A Beginner's Guide to COM Interfaces

A beginner's guide to COM interfaces.

VB Coding Tip: Treeview - The Basics

The basics of using the treeview control.

Book Review: Beginning Visual Basic 6

Beginning Visual Basic 6 If you are a beginner, I suggest you take a look at this book.

VB Coding Tip: Unload a Program Releasing All Memory

As you build larger and more powerful programs that are going to be used by more people, you will soon realise that your program needs to use the least amount of memory as possible, and, as a must, release it all after if finishes.

TIP: Validating Credit Card Numbers

This Visual basic code works by accepting a credit card number and then returning the last number.

TIP: View System Fonts

Shell the fonts folder.

TIP: View System Printers

Shell the printers folder.

TIP: WinInet Wrapper Module

If you've ever wanted to perform a true POST operation from Visual Basic to a CGI script, then this module includes everything you need.

VB Coding Tip: Adding New Hardware

Show the add new hardware wizard.

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