You have used many computer programs to do things such as Email, play computer games and create web pages.
In this unit instead of using programs, you will be creating programs using the programming language Visual Basic Express 2008..
To successfully complete this unit and find success with the assessment tasks that are built-in, the following concepts are key.
A full list of the detailed content can be viewed from the Computing arrangements documents.
Click on " Useful Functions" to find out about any required programming functions contained in this unit.
Use the "Common Syntax" page to remind youself of how to use common programming rules.
When you complete an exercise make sure you mark it off in your progress grids.
What you should be able to do at the end of this unit!
Use a wide array of objects such as forms, text boxes,
labels, command buttons, picture boxes
Change object properties such as object name and text value
Use variables for input, processes and output
Use text boxes and input boxes to provide a value to input variables
Use labels and list boxes to display output variable values members at the same time
Create a program design outlining main steps and refinements before producing a Visual Basic code
Use subroutines (Subs) to organise sections of code
Create for each program a full set of test data for normal, extreme and exceptional data