Is Visual Basic Dead? – Yes, It’s Marked for Death

Is Visual Basic Dead?   – Yes, It’s Marked for Death
It is a well-known fact that all versions of Visual Basic from 1.0 to 6.0 were to be retired by Microsoft, by 2008. This means that the Visual Basic development environment and associated runtime environments (except for Visual Basic 6) are no longer supported. In a way, VB6 is dead because it is no longer being developed by Microsoft. Microsoft released the .NET Framework in 2001, along with a new language C# and an updated Visual Basic .NET version. With… Read More »

Why people are saying VB.NET is dead

Why people are saying VB.NET is dead
Visual Basic was one of the most popular languages when it was released, but Microsoft still announced the end of life of VB6 by replacing it with VB.NET. With the emergence of C#, VB.NET was outshined even though there are large number of developers.  Currently, choosing VB.NET for development is considered weird among the technology community and it sounds odd considering the history and design ethic of the language. There are tons of solid facts and … Read More »

Trouble with VB6 migration to .NET?

Trouble with VB6 migration to .NET?
Are you having trouble with VB6 migration to .NET?  Just to be honest, you should have converted this VB6 project of yours to .NET a long time ago. Visual Basic .NET is the next form of Visual Basic. VB6 migration to .NET is import because VB .NET has two new forms packages (Windows Forms and Web Forms); a new version of ADO for accessing disconnected data sources; and streamlined language, eliminating legacy keywords, improving type safety, and expo… Read More »

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