VBA: Visual Basic for Applications

Stephen Tranchida

Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) is the world's premier development technology for rapidly customizing applications and integrating them with existing data and systems. VBA offers a sophisticated set of programming tools based on Microsoft's Visual Basic development system, the world's most popular rapid application development system. This presentation begins with an overview of the VBA product, its features and benefits. Next, the steps involved in integrating VBA into a host application are discussed. A full featured application will be demonstrated, highlighting some compelling VBA features.

Stephen Tranchida is a Systems Architect for Omicron Consulting in Philadelphia, PA. His primary responsibility is architecting distributed systems using the Microsoft Windows DNA framework. In addition, Steve has worked on VBA integration projects for both ISV and corporate applications. Stephen's email address is

Date: Thursday, February 17, 2000, 8:00 pm
Location: Auditorium, Sarnoff Corporation, 201 Washington Road (Rt 571 1/4 mile south of US 1), Princeton, NJ

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Princeton ACM / IEEE Computer Society meeting are open to the public. Students and their parents are welcome. There is no admission charge, and refreshments are served.