ActiveX Controls: The Definitive Guide
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Add a file to the current project.
Add a network drive.
Add your AddIn to the VBIDE Some simple connect code.
Adding events to the NT event log.
ADSI for beginners
Anything to Declare?
This article is designed to help beginners get to grips with some basic functions in VB.
Beginning Objects in VB: Part 1
Beginning Objects in VB: Part 2
Beginning Objects in VB: Part 3
Active Visual Basic Make Visual Basic Active with this book from MS Press!
Beginning Visual Basic 6 Database Programming
Beginning Visual Basic 6 Objects
Objects made easy in VB6.
Code Complete: The complete guide to your code.
Designing and Using ActiveX Controls
IDG produces a useful guide to ActiveX controls.
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.
Doing Objects in Microsoft Visual Basic
If you are just starting with VB, you must get this great book.
Elements of User Interface Design
Make your GUI sing with style!
Enterprise Application Architecture
The BEST book for anyone creating distributed, enterprise applications.
Game Developer's Marketplace
If you're writing games, check out this book.
GUI Design Essentials
The essentials of what you need to know if you are making a Graphical User Interface.
Hardcore Visual Basic
Truly hardcore: COM interfaces, subclassing, type libraries and more.
Learn to Program Visual Basic Examples
Need some examples? This book is ideal for new beginners.
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.
Murach's Visual Basic 6
Although more of a database book, it still provides you with some useful info on deployment and the internet.
Professional Visual Basic 6 Databases
A professional look at the secrets of database programming.
Professional Visual Basic Project Management
Think you don't need managing? You do, so get this book and learn exactly how.
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.
Ready to Run Visual Basic Code Library
Over 170 prime VB examples ranging from simple to advanced.
Sams Teach Yourself Internet Programming
The Internet is a great place to make money, so learn how with this book.
Tricks of the Game-Programming Gurus
Slot in a few sneaky tricks to make your game the best around with this book.
Understanding ActiveX and OLE
A new book on ActiveX from the experts at Microsoft.
Visual Basic 6 Internet Programming
A very very useful look at Internet programming under different protocols.
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
Create a Hotkey for your Application
Create a Progress Bar using the API
Create a registry control.
Create a Status Bar using the API
Creating a Gradulated Title Bar
Detect the keyboard's right click button
Dot Net - dot what?
Hide the desktop
Life of a VB Programmer
Make a file association
Make a light chart control
Make a resizing control
Make a reusable database class
Make a simple setup program
Make a spell checker
Make your own control: Part 1
Make your own control: Part 2
Making a POP3 Client
Making Microsoft Outlook Useful
Making Microsoft Outlook Useful: Part 2
Making your first Addin
Making your own custom control
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
Programming Windows NT with Visual Basic
Sendmail with attachments
Service your applications
Show the find and replace dialogs
Simple INI file class
Size up your applications with subclassing
Subclassing: What's it all about
Switch from DAO to ADO
Top tips for developing components for ASP
Using ASP with VB components
Using the Internet Transfer Control: Part 1
Using the Internet Transfer Control: Part 2
Using the Internet Transfer Control: Part 3
Using the Sysinfo control
Using VB to build your web site
VB and the Web
Verify the Windows password.
This code allows you to simulate the label editing in Explorer.
Anyone for WAP?
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.
Use Visaul Basic to tile a bitmap in a picture box.
Show the add new printer wizard within Visual Basic.
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.
This sample again uses the GetWindowLong API call and the GWL_STYLE constant.
Tile an image across a standard Visual Basic form without using the API.
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.
Use Visual Basic to trim a selected character from a string.
Trim all spaces from a string.
Perform two frame animation using a timer.
Use Microsoft Word to spell check your work.
Using 'What's This?' Help
Launch control panel from your program.
Microsoft Internet Explorer now supports this cool feature - add it to your applications using this tip.
Using header track selection in a listview.
You may still need to use INI files in your applications - this Visual Basic tip shows you how.
Manipulate the registry through Visual Basic.
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...
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.
The basics of using the treeview control.
Beginning Visual Basic 6 If you are a beginner, I suggest you take a look at this book.
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.
This Visual basic code works by accepting a credit card number and then returning the last number.
Shell the fonts folder.
Shell the printers folder.
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.
Show the add new hardware wizard.