Visual Basic 6.0 – Mini Projects

Visual Basic 6.0 – Brief Knowledge

  • Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 was a third generation, event driven programming language and its associated IDE (Integrated Development Environment)
  • Developed by Microsoft on it’s COM (Component Object Model) programming model.
  • Derived from most popular language BASIC (Beginners All Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code).
  • RAD (Rapid Application Development) Toolmainstream Windows applications
  • Facilitates internet based programming & custom ActiveX controls design & development.
  • Database connectivity models using DAO (Data Access Objects), ADO (ActiveX Data Objects) and RDO (Remote Data Objects).
  • Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), VBScript derived from it.
  • Visual Basic.NET (Based on Microsoft’s .NET Framework) is its successor
  • Officially, Visual Basic 6.0 is no longer available

For the students reference, I have uploaded a list of some mini projects as a guide to learn the basics of Visual Basic 6.0.

Please click through the link to download PDF file. Password :

  1. Picture Box Operations
  2. Text Box, Check Box, Radio Button & Combo Box Controls
  3. Scroll Bars
  4. Mini Picture Browser
  5. Picture Slider (Timer Control Demo)

  6. Data Control (DAO)
  7. Dynamic Arrays
  8. Collection Objects
  9. Building Dynamic Forms
  10. Paint Application
  11. List Box Control
  12. Menus & Pop-Up Menus
  13. Toolbar & Image List Controls
  14. List View Control
  15. Tree View Control
  16. Progress Bar Control

  17. Rich Text Box Control
  18. MS Flex Grid Control
  19. Tab Strip Control
  20. Status Bar Control
  21. Database Connectivity through DAO Programming
  22. File System Object
  23. PlaySound API Function from API Viewer
  24. Drag & Drop Operations (DragDrop & DropOver Events)

Note: All pdf files are created before several years thus uploaded as it is, protected through password. They are free for all so please use password to open Password :

Further examples made in Visual Basic 6.0 in the projects (.zip or .rar) package will be uploaded for reference of the learners.