Hour 23. VBA Introduced

The Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) language is at the heart of every Access application you write. VBA is the key to taking Access beyond the world of wizards into a world where anything is possible. This hour introduces you to the VBA language, which serves as a foundation for any programming code that you write. After following along with the text in the hour, you will be familiar with the development environment. In this hour you'll learn the following:

  • What VBA is

  • How to declare and work with variables

  • How to utilize control structures

  • How to pass parameters and return values

  • How to execute commands with the DoCmd object

  • How to work with built-in functions

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