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shan

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I'm trying to teach myself some Visual Basic for the hell of it, but i have NO ideas what I want to begin with... So i'm leaving my learning up to everyone here. So post some SIMPLE :D hahhah ideas, and i'll go from there!!
 

þÄ®âÐÖx

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One of my earlier projects was to make a CSS scrollbar skinning app... it was really simple and quite useful, but it covered a lot of different areas (file access, etc)

If you're interested in learning to use the Windows API, a great place to start is with API Guide.. it's a great resource with a huge list of APIs and examples for all of 'em

http://www.allapi.net/agnet/apiguide.shtml
 

shan

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þÄ®âÐÖx, thanks!! This list looks pretty comprehensive, so I should be learning a lot in no time...hahhahah :D!!
 

pch

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þÄ®âÐÖx, that is not a simple idea for beginners. Shan, a simple idea would make password protection. You will learn If and Then statements. Create one text box and two buttons [an OK and Cancel button]. Here is a helpful site:

http://www.planet-source-code.com
 

shan

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Yea, i've got that far, but I'm pretty tech heavy, i can comprehend alot of coding and stuff, right now I'm working on dde and database applications....Just kinda preparing myself for when i start up school.

Thanks for the site pch! I'll check it out and learn some more there!
 

Pat

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As difficult as it might sound (or not). Create a web browser.

I did, just a few minutes ago. At school. Thats how I'm browsing the forum right now.
 

D.Viddy

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Just start with a blank form and start adding controls (The little tool buttons on the side). Then try passing text from one control to another. Or add a button and make a simple hello world application. It's really easy to get started. I taught myself. Just play with it, that's how simple it is.
 

warl0rd

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Try the calculator program, or if you are feeling brave, create an art program. All of the api's are on the net.
 

MM

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Here are my suggestions:

1. Calculator (as suggested by warl0rd)
2. A small editor (very easy)
3. A Paintbrush program (it is quite easy, once you begin)
 
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