Exercise: Variable data types conversion in a form

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Category ==> Visual Basic  (45 exercises)
Topic ==> Variables and data types  (2 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
Course ==> WinForms using VB

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Turn on Option Strict in your project's properties, so that you have to be exact about your variable data types.

Create a form called frmMoneySpent - this lets someone applying for a datae input their name and the amount they expect to be spent on them:

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This person has modest requirements ...

The dating agency sensibly sets a maximum of £100-per-night spend.  Attach code to the OK button to validate this, so that the applicant sees an error message if they get too greedy:

Visual Basic 2010 exercise - Variables and data types (image 2)

Convert the text entered into a number, and check if this is greater than 100

If the user is within budget, on the other hand, display a welcoming message:

Visual Basic 2010 exercise - Variables and data types (image 3)

Include the applicant's name in your welcome message

Check that your application works, then close the forms down.

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