Introduction to Visual Basic (VB)

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What does BASIC stand for?

Beginner's All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code

Which programming language was developed by Microsoft to create applications for Windows operating systems?

Visual Basic

What concept did Visual Basic introduce in programming?

Event-driven programming

What is the purpose of a GUI in computing?

To easily operate computers using a pointing device

What is the role of a 'control' in Visual Basic?

Create objects on a form

How do event-driven programs in Visual Basic differ from procedural programs?

Event-driven programs wait for events to occur

What is a method in a program?

A special statement that performs an action for an object

What is inheritance in object-oriented programming?

Organizing objects into classes based on characteristics

What does encapsulation refer to in programming?

Hiding implementation details of an object from its user

When are properties typically set in a program?

At design time using the Properties window

What does an event procedure do in a program?

Evaluate and set properties of an object

What does a program statement do in programming?

Do the work of the program

Learn about the high-level programming language Visual Basic (VB) which evolved from the earlier DOS version called BASIC. Understand the event-driven programming model, object-oriented concepts, and its evolution by Microsoft. Explore the origins of BASIC and its development by John Kemeny and Thomas Kurtz.

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