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How to Create a Spell Checker in Visual Basic

Pre-Note: As seen in the image for this post, this program outputs the word "false" as incorrectly spelt. This is because I created a test dictionary (as below) which only recognized the words "a" and "word".
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Introduction: Welcome to my tutorial on how to create a Spell Checker in Visual Basic. For this you will need a dictionary which has the words separated by a space.

How to Create a Web Browser in Visual Basic

Introduction: Welcome to my tutorial on how to create a web browser in Visual Basic. Steps of Creation: Step 1: First we want to create a form with; Button1 - Go button2 - home button3 - back button4 - forward textbox1 - address/url webbrowser1 - web browser Step 2: Next we want to go in the Go button and check if the url is valid, if it is we want to navigate to it through the web browser.
  1. Private Sub Button1_Click(sender As Object, e As EventA

How to Create a Website URL Verifier in Visual Basic

Introduction: Welcome to a tutorial on how to create a website/url verifier and checker in Visual Basic. Steps of Creation: Step 1: First we want to create a form with a textbox to contain the website url, button1 to verify the url format and button2 to check the website response. Step 2: First lets make a function to check the url and return the correctly formatted url.
  1. Private Function doCheck(ByVal s As String)

How to Create a BitMap Viewer in Visual Basic

Introduction: Welcome to a tutorial on how to create a BitMap photo viewer in Visual Basic. Steps of Creation: Step 1: First we want to create a form with a button to load and show the bitmap file, and a picturebox to display the bitmap. Step 2: Now, in the button click event we want to put this code:
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  2. Dim fo As New OpenFileDialog
  3. fo.Filter = "B

How to Create a Ceaser Cipher Text Encrypter in Visual Basic

Introduction: Welcome to a tutorial on how to create a simple Ceaser Cipher text encrypter using Visual Basic. Notes: In this tutorial I only did three letters as an example, you will want to do the same technique for every letter of the alphabet to avoid messages getting muddled. Steps of Creation: Step 1: First you want to create a form with; textbox1 - Message to encrypt textbox2 - Message to decrypt Button1 - Encrypt Button2 - Decrypt Step 2: We will be using one function to deal with all the encrypting and decrypting s

How to Create a Colour Chooser/Grabber in Visual Basic

Introduction: Welcome to a tutorial on how to create a colour chooser in Visual Basic. Steps of Creation: Step 1: First we want to create a form. Mine has three textboxes (r,g,b) to show to red, green and blue colours of the current colour and a Panel to contain the colour image. Step 2: Now we want to begin the timer on form load so it is instant.

How to Create a Any Page Web Scraper in Visual Basic

Introduction: Welcome to a tutorial on how to make a visual basic program which will scrape between two given points from a given page and create a list of output. Pre-Creation: My form will have: Textbox1 Extract From Textbox2 Extract To Textbox3 Page to extract from Button1 Begin extraction Steps of Creation: Step 1: First we want some imports and a function.

[BBC iPlayer] File Version Checker in Visual Basic #1 Design, Imports and GetSource Function

Introduction: This tutorial is on how to create an update checker tool. Note; this is not a software/application self updating feature, this is to check whether there are new versions of another program/video/audio file ready to view. Purpose: I am going to be making this program for BBC iPlayer so I can check if there are new episodes of certain TV Shows I watch.