Possible topics(class examples):
- Quadratic equations
- unit converter
- historical timeline
- Step by step formula guide
- grammar quiz
ways to research:
- VB tutorial on your topic
- interactive way to teach
- all buttons should work
- Contrasting colors
- align the items
- I need to make the GUI simple, yet effective. buttons should be easy to see and click, and the process by which the program is used should be in a logical manner.
Tutorials/visual basic practice:
Visual Basic 2010 Express Tutorial 1 – Getting Started Hello World – Free Download.YouTube. SchoolFreeware, 12 July 2010. Web.
1st in a series of basic tutorials for Visual basic, this one walks the user through opening a basic program, making a button that links to a label that can be changed by the button click, how to close a program, and publish a program.
Visual Basic 2010 Express Tutorial 2 – Events. YouTube. SchoolFreeware, 12 July 2010. Web.
This second tutorial walks the user through making a form that will change its appearance and text if the user mouses over it, which could be useful for someone making for example, a quiz of some sort.
Visual Basic 2010 Express Tutorial 4 – Simple Calculator Part 1. YouTube. SchoolFreeware, 12 July 2010. Web.
This tutorial walks the user through how to make calculations in a program, which will be very useful for me, as most of my programming will include mathematical conversions that will need to be programmed so the program can run smoothly, conforming to the GUI standard of simple layouts, because if the user had to manually make the conversions, then my converter program would be worthless, as its purpose is to make conversions easier to learn and calculate.
Visual Basic 2010 Express Tutorial 5 – Simple Calculator Part 2 – RadioButtons.YouTube. SchoolFreeware, 12 July 2010. Web.
This tutorial shows how to make and use radio buttons, which I have considered using to allow the user to select which unit to convert to what.