Core MCSD: Designing and Implementing Desktop Applications with Microsoft Visual Basic 6 (Microsoft Certified Solution Developers Series)

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9780130139887: Core MCSD: Designing and Implementing Desktop Applications with Microsoft Visual Basic 6 (Microsoft Certified Solution Developers Series)

For courses in Visual-Basic Programming.This study guide provides complete coverage of all the objectives necessary to pass the most popular core Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer exam-Designing and Implementing Desktop Applications with Visual Basic 6.0 (Exam 70-176). Integrated learning solutions include a companion website, CBT module on CD-ROM, and text that presents in-depth treatment of topics and tutorials that not only help develop students' skills for the exam, but prepare professionals for real-world challenges on the job.

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From the Back Cover:

  • Ace Microsoft's Exam 70-176
  • The TOTAL MCSD Learning Solution
  • Includes CBT Systems Visual Basic training module
  • Includes access to an exclusive Companion MCSD Visual Basic training site
  • More than just a cram guide: the perfect Visual Basic 6 tutorial & reference!


Included FREE on the CD-ROM is a complete Visual Basic 6 computer-based training course chosen especially for this book—from CBT Systems, the #1 provider of interactive training software for IT professionals!

  • Covers every key exam objective-in-depth
  • Designing applications and user services
  • Forms, controls, menus, and advanced user interfaces
  • COM clients and components, ActiveX, active documents, DHTML, and the Internet
  • Database integration and data-bound controls
  • Debugging, packaging, deploying, and maintaining advanced VB6 applications
  • Includes exam strategy discussions, working examples, nearly 350 sample exam questions, and more!

Pass Microsoft's Visual Basic 6 Desktop Developer exam—with flying colors!

Top Visual Basic author Steven Holzner has written the most complete, to-the-point VB6 Desktop exam prep guide ever published. Holzner covers every Microsoft exam objective, with especially thorough coverage of the intermediate-to-advanced topics most likely to trip you up on the exam.

For example, you'll find hundreds of pages of COM coverage: all you need to start creating COM clients, components, and ActiveX controls, and build sophisticated VB6 Web applications. Holzner reviews database integration in depth: ADO, OLE DB, data-bound controls, SQL queries, and much more. No other similar book covers database programming as thoroughly. You'll find complete chapters on crucial topics such as advanced user interface custom controls, and a systematic review of VB6 error handling and debugging.

From application planning through packaging, deployment, and maintenance, this isn't just a great exam preparation package—it's the best Visual Basic 6 development tutorial and reference you can buy. If you're ready to join the elite group of MCSD-certified VB6 developers, don't settle for anything less!

A TOTAL Learning Solution! Includes these EXCLUSIVE Web & interactive resources!

We've teamed up with CBT Systems, the world's #1 developer of IT self-paced training, to include a state-of-the-art interactive Visual Basic training course on CD-ROM! And that's not all: Every Prentice Hall PTR MCSD book is 100% integrated with its own exclusive MCSD training Web site, which features:

  • Interactive test Q&A section
  • Projects you can complete—with detailed solutions
  • Virtual Study Lounge: Interact with students, authors, and trainers on-line
  • Author's Corner: Book & exam updates, training news and more

BONUS! Look inside for coupons offering valuable discounts on additional training at, the world's #1 interactive training site.

About the Author:

Steven Holzner has written more than 40 books; he is co-author of the best-selling Peter Norton's Visual Basic for Windows and Peter Norton's Guide to Visual Basic 4 for Windows 95. Holzner was formerly contributing editor for PC Magazine.

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Steven Holzner
Published by Prentice Hall PTR (1999)
ISBN 10: 0130139882 ISBN 13: 9780130139887
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