MindTap Programming for Zak's Programming with Microsoft Visual Basic 2017, 8th Edition, will help you succeed in class while also preparing you for your career. Research shows employers need troubleshooters and creative problem-solvers to stay relevant in today’s fast-paced, technology-driven world. With MindTap you are taken through the basics before challenging you with more difficult activities. The learning path will guide you through text readings that can be read to you and real-life scenarios that sharpen your critical thinking skills. Throughout the course you will be supported with study tools that help you stay organized and efficient. Flashcards allow you to quiz yourself, and a study guide populates with your highlights and notes to make information easy to find when it’s time to work. With MindTap you always know where you stand --- what’s due and when, your grades, and how you compare to the highest performers in class. Learn more at http://www.cengage.com/mindtap/ Want to know where you stand? Use the Progress app to track your performance in relation to other students.