"Develop An Accounting Package Using VB"
.....Reviewed by PC World Singapore
.....With Source Code
This Book teaches the Procedures, User Interface, Database Creation,
Data Acceptance Routines, Managing Data, and Writing Programs to Generate Reports.
All the Secrets of developing an Accounting Package have been discussed and explained.
Written by people who develop Quickbooks like packages, this book talks about the actual stuff which
The Accounting Package developed using Unbound controls can be used as
a framework for developing Applications of your requirement. The book discusses all the issues
of developing an Complete Database Application which are Masters, Transactions, and Reports.
Once you have developed your own Accounting Package, you will no longer need to buy
off - the Shelf Packaged Accounting Software. This book has all that is required to develop a Database Application
and with the specs of your requirements all that is required is to put the code in place.
Briefly this book Teaches
The components of a complete database Application
ADO programming,Using Unbound Controls for Data Acceptance and Reports
Maintaining Programmatic control on an application
Writing complete reports without using Crystal Reports
Standardizing the user interface for Vouchers, Receipts etc.
Secrets/Logics of developing an Accounting Package
Validations to be kept in an Accounting Package
Database design of Accounting Packages
Developing QuickBooks like packages using Visual Basic
Developing fully menu driven Apps
Implementing the Double Entry system in an Accounting Package
Designing of Journal voucher
Designing of Special purpose Vouchers like Cash Voucher, Cash Receipt,
Purchases and Sales
Creating a Local Database, storing data and editing
DataGrid Usage, For Data Acceptance and Editing of Transactions
Enable and Disable Save, Accept and Other Buttons for Easy and Error free
Immediate Validations of Data entered for error free and rapid data
Topics in Brief
Concept of a Voucher Transaction
Double Entry System
Reports, like Income Statement, Trial Balance, Cash Book, Register, Daybook
Concept of ADO Programming
Forms, Modules, Code Editor, Sub Routines, Functions
Opening RecordSets and Filtering Data
Programming Double Entry
Establishing Connection to the Database
Saving Data into a Table after validations
Checking Date Validations
Checking for Duplication of Transaction Number
Creating Temporory RecordSet
Clearing the Form
Modifying data in a Grid
Totalling Values in a Column of a Grid
Deleting Data in a Grid
Calculating and formatting data for various reports like Trial Balance,
Cash book etc. using ADO programming (Unbound Controls)
Developing the Application
This chapter gives a detailed step by step explanation of how to go about developing
the application. At the end of this chapter you will have an application with all the features
of an Accounting Package.
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List of Customers
Indian Institute of Management (Bangalore)
Karnataka State Financial Corporation
MSR Insitute of Management Studies
Videocon (Consumer Electronics)
UA (French Liquor Company, India)
OJ Newman Consultant, US
Seven Lee, Consultant, Indonesia
Patrick Macann, Accountant, Florida, USA
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Review of the Book by PCWorld Singapore.