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Visual Basic | Creating classes exercise | Create a shopping list application using VB classes
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Press CTRL + D to add the file called frmShoppingList.vb from the above folder into your project (or right click on the project and choose to add it as an existing item).
Change your project's properties to make this the default form for your project. When you run your project, you should see this:
The idea is that clicking on the Add item button will make a new item appear in the list on the right.
Create a class called ShoppingList, and create 3 private fields to hold the 3 things being entered:
'private fields for each textbox
Private pItemName As String
Private pUnit As String
Private pAmount As Double
Create one public property for each of these private fields, to expose the value of it to the world.
Attach code to the Add item button which will create a new instance of the ShoppingList class, and make it work (well, soon):
'can now create and add to list new item
Dim thing as New ShoppingItem()
'could use our amount property here
thing.Amount = Convert.ToDouble(txtAmount.Text)
thing.ItemName = txtItem.Text
thing.Unit = txtUnit.Text
The only thing left now is to create the Add method for the ShoppingItem class. This should take a TextBox as an argument.
See if your application works!
Here we've added 3 items, and everything seems to be working well.
You are now a VB guru!