PROGRAMMING HOME PROJECTS WITH VISUAL BASIC EXPRESS (Table of Contents), Visual Basic Express programming concepts are taught while providing detailed step-by-step instructions to build many fun and useful projects for high school students and adults. To grasp the concepts presented in PROGRAMMING HOME PROJECTS WITH VISUAL BASIC EXPRESS, you should possess a working knowledge of Windows and have had some exposure to Visual Basic Express programming (or some other programming language). We offer two beginning programming tutorials (VISUAL BASIC EXPRESS FOR KIDS and BEGINNING VISUAL BASIC EXPRESS) that would help you gain this needed exposure.
PROGRAMMING HOME PROJECTS WITH VISUAL BASIC EXPRESS explains (in simple, easy-to-follow terms) how to build a Visual Basic Express Windows project. Students learn about project design, the Visual Basic Express toolbox, many elements of the Visual Basic language, and how to debug and distribute finished projects. The projects built include (Project Screen Shots):
Dual-Mode Stopwatch - Allows you to time tasks you may be doing.
Consumer Loan Assistant - Helps you see just how much those credit cards are costing you.
Flash Card Math Quiz - Lets you practice basic addition, subtraction, multiplication and division skills.
Multiple Choice Exam - Quizzes a user on matching pairs of items, like countries/capitals, words/meanings, books/authors.
Blackjack Card Game - Play the classic casino card game against the computer and see why the odds are against you!
Weight Monitor - Track your weight each day and monitor your progress toward established goals.
Home Inventory Manager - Helps you keep track of all your belongings - even includes photographs.
Snowball Toss Game - Lets you throw snowballs at another player or against the computer - has varying difficulties.
The product includes over 700 pages of self-study notes, all Visual Basic Express source code and all needed graphics and sound files.
PROGRAMMING HOME PROJECTS WITH VISUAL BASIC EXPRESS requires a Microsoft Windows 7 or 8 operating system, ability to view and print documents saved in Microsoft Word format, and Visual Basic 2012 Express. If you are looking for our newest Visual Basic 2015 Edition Tutorial click here.
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Customer Reviews of Previous Editions of Programming Home Projects with Visual Basic Express:
"I just want to thank you for the many tutorials that I have ordered from your company over the past decade. Your tutorials have been instrumental in allowing me, a secondary school teacher in Ontario, to learn what I need to know in order to conduct my own High School Computer Science Classes in Visual Basic and Visual C#. I thank you, and urge you to keep up the excellent work. It has been instrumental in helping me learn and grow as a teacher." - Alan Payne, TA, Blakelock High School, Oakville, ON