Fundamentals of
Visual Basic

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Lesson 13. Modular Programming

In this lesson you will learn:

  • What benefits structured programming offers
  • Why short, numerous procedures beat long procedures
  • How to write your own functions and subroutines
  • When to use functions
  • How to code argument lists
  • Why VB uses two argument-passing methods
  • How to protect passed arguments

Reading Assignments

Read the following sections from your free online textbook:

Expand Structured Programming
Expand Calling Procedures and Returning from Them
Expand Coding Subroutines
Expand Coding Functions
Expand Coding Arguments
Expand Receiving by Reference and by Value

Learning Activities

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