I am still learning it, and would appreciate any help possible.
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Posted 18 October 1999 - 02:28 PM
Posted 21 October 1999 - 04:09 AM
There are only two VB books I have ever owned, one was too basic (and I quickly forgot author/title) and the other, while "hardcore", was something that I just didnt use often.
Check out: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/157231
Otherwise, I would browse amazon.com and see what the reviews for different books are.
I believe that you probably couldn't go wrong with a "Mastering VB 6.0" book or something similar.
I mostly learned VB from the sample programs that ship with the CD, and a subscription to Visual Basic Programmers Journal, and hands on working in a vb environment.
On the other hand, I actually own 3 C++ books. Not windows books, not Visual C++ books, but on the the C++ language.
So, maybe I indirectly answered your second question... :P
Posted 21 October 1999 - 11:10 AM
I used Applosoft BASIC/Visual Basic to learn about programming and later applied those skills to C++, Java, etc...
But back to the matter at hand.
I too learned VB by example, I ashamed to admit a actually purchased "Learn VB in 21 days" but I was young and naive then
The only book on VB that I find useful nowadays, is Visual Basic 6 Developer's Workshop. It is an a FAQ format and encludes tons of examples. I think it is good for both the beginner and the more experienced VB developer. I suggest you leaf through the book before buying it, to make sure the format and content are what you need.
Hope this help,