John Percival

35 articles

Adding a Related Document to a project

A question I am quite frequently asked is how we add the readme.txt file as a related document in the demos on the site....

Book Review: Beginning E-Commerce: With VB, ASP, ADO and MTS

E-commerce is the name given to the business process of selling yourproducts, goods, and services over a Web browser. In its simplest form, itallows...

Add a Line to the Autoexec.bat

Do you need to add a DOS driver or TSR into the autoexec.bat or config.sys file? The easiest way to do this is to...

The IIf function

Have you come across the IIf function? This is what help says: Syntax IIf(expr, truepart, falsepart) The IIf function syntax has these named arguments: Part Description expr Required. Expression you want...

Accessing the Windows Registry with the API

Last week, we looked at the basic Registry functions provided by VB. I also suggested a simple model by which we could think of the Registry. ...

Product Review: Codestylist

Code stylist is a very useful utility that formats your Visual Basic code into a much more readable form. It can align, indent and...

Using Graphics: Making a Lander Game – Part 2

Newsletter Subscribers: Are you looking for Creating a Visual Basic 6 Add-In? After last week's somewhat one dimensional flight of fantasy into Visual Basic Space...

Using Graphics: Making a Lander Game – Part 3

This week, I'm going to conclude our trio of articles on games and graphics programming with a touch of class. Not a new stylish...

Product Review: Print Preview

The Print Preview OCX is an ActiveX control that does exactly what it says it does. It has a multitude of options that allow you...

Visual Basic Database Programming Multimedia Cyber Classroom

This interactive classroom is part of the Complete Database Training Course from Prentice Hall Professional Technical References. Also included with the Complete Database Training Course is...

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