ICS 268

Rapid Application Development Using Visual Basic

3 Undergraduate credits
Effective June 12, 1999 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

This course uses a project-based approach to learning the concepts and techniques of rapid application development using the Visual Basic language. Students prototype user-friendly forms, set properties and write code. Applications to access and update information in a database are implemented. This is a programming course.

Prerequisites

Special information

Note: Students are responsible to both be aware of and abide by prerequisites for ICS courses for which they enroll, and will be administratively dropped from a course if they have not met prerequisites.

Learning outcomes

General

  • Create user-friendly forms, set properties.
  • Employ standard Visual Basic coding conventions, proper programming style, and appropriate documentation conventions.
  • Recognize opportunities for using event-driven programs.
  • Write effective code using decisions and loops to process data entered through forms.
  • Create ActiveX controls.
  • Implement code to access and update information in a database.
  • Program using some of the more advanced controls.