Oct 04, 2022
CST 273 - MS Applications Using Visual BASICCredits: 2
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.
Prerequisite(s): CST 171 , CST 173 and one of the following: CST 133W , CST 134 or CST 155 .
Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
Meets MTA Requirement: None
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
- Think about the problem.
- Think about the user.
- Design the diagram
- Create the case solution.
- Optimize the application.
- 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:
- DDE (Dynamic Data Exchange).
- The Windows clipboard.
- OLE (Object Linking and Embedding).
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