The Special Edition Using Visual Basic 5, Second Edition takes a tutorial approach. It is assumed that the reader is new to Visual Basic. The book teaches programming with Visual Basic in a steady, consistent pace. Once the reader has been taught the Visual Basic programming language, the book will progress into more advanced topics. Such hot topics include an overview of COM, creating ActiveX controls, using Visual Basic with Active Server Pages, and more. With this book, readers will- learn Visual Basicrs development environment; write powerful, full-featured database applications; add interactivity to your Web site; upgrade your existing Visual Basic applications; build complex Windowsr 95 and Windows NTt, 32-bit applications; master optimization techniques using the Windows API, forms, and controls; create multitier client/ server applications; create Advanced Class modules to simplify the Win32 API; and use Advanced Win32 Callbacks in pure VB (new feature for VB5).--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.