VBA Developer's Handbook, Second Edition

  • 16h 49m
  • Ken Getz, Mike Gilbert
  • Sybex
  • 2000

Write Bulletproof VBA Code For Any Situation

This book is the essential resource for developers working with any of the more than 300 products that employ the Visual Basic for Applications programming language. Written by recognized VBA experts, it provides detailed coverage of a wide range of specific VBA programming challenges. Its careful, step-by-step instructions and thousands of lines of code offer answers, while teaching you to devise new and creative solutions. The instruction applies equally to all VBA environments, whether you are building standalone applications or customizing commercial products using their built-in VBA programmability.

Coverage Includes

  • Using automation to control other applications
  • Creating objects using VBA class modules
  • Using standard search and sort algorithms from within VBA
  • Creating standard dynamic data structures, including linked lists, binary trees, stacks, and queues
  • Working with Windows system information, including memory status, screen info, mouse, keyboard, and power status
  • Working with Windows Registry data
  • Retrieving and setting Windows networking information
  • Working with the Windows file system, iterating through folders, creating and deleting files
  • Adding sound and movies to VBA apps using Windows multimedia extensions
  • Tapping the system capabilities provided by the Windows Scripting Runtime library

About the Authors

Ken Getz and Mike Gilbert are internationally recognized programmers and authors. Getz is a senior consultant with MCW Technologies, where he focuses on application development using Access, VB, Visual InterDev, and SQL Server. He also trains developers for Application Developers Training Company. Gilbert is a Program Manager with Microsoft in charge of object model design for productivity and collaborative applications. He was previously a product manager for VBA. Getz and Gilbert are co-authors of the Desktop and Enterprise editions of the best-selling Access 2000 Developer's Handbook.

In this Book

  • VBA Developer's Handbook, Second Edition
  • Introduction
  • Manipulating Strings
  • Working with Numbers
  • Working with Dates and Times
  • Using VBA to Automate Other Applications
  • Creating Your Own Objects with VB Class Modules
  • Advanced Class Module Techniques
  • Searching and Sorting in VBA
  • Creating Dynamic Data Structures Using Class Modules
  • Retrieving and Setting System Information
  • Managing Windows Registry Data
  • The Windows Networking API
  • Working with Disks and Files
  • Adding Multimedia to Your Applications
  • Using the Scripting Runtime Library Objects
  • Writing Add-Ins for the Visual Basic IDE