Higher Education

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0: Games Programming, 1st Edition

  • Catherine Dwyer
  • Jeanine Meyer
  • ISBN-10: 0619035617  |  ISBN-13: 9780619035617
  • 220 Pages
  • © 2001 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $46.50



Are you looking for a new way to challenge your students with Visual Basic 6.0? Try Programming Games with Visual Basic 6.0. Students will learn important programming concepts while creating, fun thought-provoking games like Minesweeper, Hangman, and Memory.

Features and Benefits

  • Challenging projects will keep students engaged in learning serious programming concepts
  • Classroom tested by authors
  • Perfect complement to a Visual Basic main text such as Zak's, Programming with Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0, and Ekedahl/Newman's Programming with Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0, An Object-Oriented Approach

Table of Contents

1. Rock, Paper, Scissors
2. Mixed-Up Paper Dolls
3. Chance
4. Memory
5. Hangman
6. Cannonball
7. Quiz Show
7. Tic-Tac-Toe
9. Minesweeper
10. Using Files to add ''Best Score'' Feature

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Jeanine Meyer

Jeanine Meyer received an M.A. in mathematics from Columbia University and then worked in computing at various major companies before earning her Ph.D. from New York University. She then joined IBM Research in Yorktown Heights, New York, working in the robotics group. She left IBM to become a teacher, first at Pace University and later at Purchase College/SUNY. Jeanine is a tenured, full professor, the coordinator of the Mathematics/Computer Science Board of Study, and a member of the New Media Board of Study. She is the author of four books, covering such topics as multimedia, programming games, and creating databases for Web applications. She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, the Association for Women in Science, and the Association of Computing Machinery. In addition, she is a featured reviewer for ACM Computing Reviews and is a frequent panelist for National Science Foundation grants.