RE: Learning Visual Basic - Books for beginners

Subject: RE: Learning Visual Basic - Books for beginners
From: "John Fleming" <johnf -at- ecn -dot- ab -dot- ca>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 7 Mar 2001 23:35:49 -0700


The one I ploughed through last year was Que's "Special Edition Using
Visual Basic 6." While it can be a bit heavy at times, it is
thorough. And it will give you a bit of an intro to some of the
related programming tools like Visual Basic for Applications and
Visual Basic Script as well.

> Subject: Learning Visual Basic - Books for beginners
> From: "Newman, Sarah" <snewman -at- bechtel -dot- com>
> Date: Mon, 5 Mar 2001 16:10:57 -0600
> X-Message-Number: 25

> Hello all,

> In the interests of becoming a more "techie" tech writer, I'd like
to learn
> Visual Basic. I didn't find anything in the archives. Here are some
of the
> books for beginners that I've found:

> * Beginning Visual Basic 6 by Peter Wright
> * Microsoft Visual Basic Professional Step-by-Step by Michael
> Halverson
> * Visual Basic 6 for Dummies by Wally Wang
> * Learn to Program with Visual Basic 6 by John Smiley

> I would appreciate any recommendations on these or other books on
> topic. Thanks,

> Sarah Newman
> Technical Writing Group
> Bechtel
> (713) 235-3352
> (281) 240-9111


John Fleming
Edmonton, Alberta
Technical Writer
email: johnf -at- ecn -dot- ab -dot- ca


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