Visual Basic Multimedia Tutorials

We live in a multimedia society. If you aren't on board with creating fancy multimedia applications you might want to get on board so your customers don't go to sleep. Whether your creating the next amazing video app or you are trying to add a little spice to your current program feel free to read these tutorials to learn how.

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    Often times when writing a Visual Basic application we need to display boring data in a more appealing way. This is where charts come in handy. This Visual Basic 6.0 tutorial explains how you can create charts from within VB6. It specifically shows how to create animated charts using a third part control called FusionCharts.
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    The PlaySound API is a simple and very useful function that allows you to play any WAV file from within your Visual Basic application. This includes playing built in Windows sounds that are set through the control panel.
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    WAV format is a very common format for sound files. You can not get all the information you might want directly using Visual Basic built in commands. However, by utilizing a few Windows API calls. This tutorial shows you how you can get extended WAV info such as the bit level and format.
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    A fun thing maybe a useful thing. See how in you can call a Windows API function in order to tell Windows to start the default screen saver.

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