VB, Visual Basic, Microsoft product;     Last updated on 2009     8     5, a full moon day

One of the programming languages;

Application software FE installation: *.cab, *.dep, *.dll, *.ocx, ... , by Wizard; Till 2001, *.msi had not used;

Database: VB application can retrieve/manage data from Access, Excel, FoxPro, and ... ; i.e.

MemoryPath = App.Path & "\"

MemoryData = MemoryPath & "*.mdb"

...                                                   "*.xls"

...

Set DataBase = DBEngine.Workspaces(0).OpenDatabase(MemoryData)

'... start doing dataset, recordset, ...

DHTML primary objects: BaseWindows; Document;

DHTML secondary objects: All; Applets; Event; Forms; Frames; History; Images; Links; Location; Navigator; Scripts; Selection; Stylesheets;

image files, VB can load: *.bmp; *.dib; *.emf; *.gif; *.ico; *.jpg; *.wmf;

important files, necessary to do backup: *.bas; *.cls; *.ctl; *.dob; *.frm; *.vbp; ...

Internet connectivity: DHTML where JavaScript OR VBScript can be embedded; DHTML can interact with CGI or others to interact servers; 

necessary acronyms: ASP; CGI; COM; DAO; DCOM; DHTML; DLL; GDI; GUI; IDE; IIS; ISAPI; MDI; MTS; OLE ISAPI; OOP; RAD; SAPI; UDT; VSS;

Printing report: Access's SQL view/Report, Excel's pivot table, IBM's InfoPrint Designer, VB's Crystal Report, and ... , are tool alike; Before printing, integrity of data among field/brunch data vs. HQ/center data, backup data vs. real-time/run-time data, and ... , must be matched by 5W1H; If errors occur in reports, and then re-do 5W1H in models;

stack method: sequential stack; Not random stack;

(VBA) aka Visual Basic for Application, e.g. Access, Excel, ... ; VBA has been functional since 1995 ... ;

versions: ..., VB4, VB5, VB6,

VSS administrator v.8, 2005: able to manage the VB files;

Wizard: a combination of *.bas, *.cls, *.frm, and *.res; Mostly use, to collect user's information;

Also see: Object; sysDevelopmentAnalysis; sysDevelopmentModels; sysDevelopmentUsages;

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