MS Applications Using Visual BASICCST 273
Prerequisite: CST 171, CST 173, and one of the following: CST 133W, CST 134, CST 155. Emphasizes writing advanced applications in the windows environment using visual basic. Discusses linking to other windows applications, manipulating databases, and handling run-time errors. Includes creating user-friendly executable applications. Credit may be earned in CST 273 or CIS 241, but not both. (30-0)
Outcomes and Objectives
Demonstrate a high degree of Visual Basic programming skill which can be transferred to programming production applications.
- Demonstrate proper usage of skills learned in prerequisite Visual Basic courses.
- Use properties, events, methods, statements and Visual Basic program instructions to solve a problem.
- Manage a Visual Basic project by proper use of the project Window.
- Compare and contrast graphic controls and Visual Basic controls.
- Code Visual Basic instructions for file handling in the random and binary methods of processing.
Create structured, well written code that is neat and accurate.
- Identify controls and manipulate properties by using correct control naming conventions and coded statements and methods.
- Use graphic controls and Visual Basic controls to solve a problem.
- Use constants and global, local and static variables to solve a problem.
- Use the Set-up Wizard on 32 bit platforms.
Apply logic to coding production in computer applications to analyze and solve problems.
- Design and develop complex state transition diagrams.
- Independently design a graphical user interface
- Produce advanced print formatting using the Format function and the Print form method.
- Handle run-time errors and eliminate logic and coding errors using Visual Basic debugging techniques.
- Access and manipulate databases with Visual Basic.
- Interface with other applications in the windows environment by using: