Visual Basic 6 programming language

  • November 25, 2009 25 Nov'09

    Inside Visual Studio 2010

    Microsoft is released Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2. Find out key features of Microsoft's next-generation development environment, and learn key features of the Framework, Visual Basic, and C#.

  • July 19, 2007 19 Jul'07 download home page

    We've recently updated our download offerings for file manipulation.

  • August 04, 2006 04 Aug'06 podcast: What readers said about the state of VB

    Our latest podcast looks at the results of a recent reader survey. Find out what two of your peers said about VB in particular and software development in general.

  • July 21, 2006 21 Jul'06 survey: VB.NET making progress, but VB 6 still No. 1

    Our latest reader survey shows an increase in VB.NET development, though VB 6 remains the language of choice for readers. Results also indicate an uptick in Web development.

  • June 23, 2006 23 Jun'06

    Can VB 6 and VB.NET forms coexist?

    Time and money are two of the biggest reasons developers don't migrate VB 6 applications. A toolkit due later this year will let VB 6 and VB.NET forms coexist.

  • June 23, 2006 23 Jun'06

    Tech Ed series: Visual Basic past, present and future

    This three-part series looks at Tech Ed sessions devoted to VB 6, VB 2005 and VB 9.

  • June 23, 2006 23 Jun'06

    Stand up if you love VB!

    Site Editor Jack Vaughan reflects on his first encounter with Bill Gates -- at the 1991 event when Microsoft introduced Visual Basic -- and what Gates' departure means for VB.

  • June 23, 2006 23 Jun'06

    Visual Basic's future: LINQ, Orcas and, yes, VB 6

    Microsoft is working both on its next version of VB, which promises better data query capabilities, and on ensuring that VB 6 apps will run in Vista.

  • May 11, 2006 11 May'06

    Webcast: How to upgrade legacy VB 6 applications

    With years of effort and money behind many legacy VB 6 apps, it often makes more sense to upgrade than to rewrite. Author Keith Pleas outlines the ins and outs of upgrading to.NET.

  • March 06, 2006 06 Mar'06 Podcast: VB 6, VB.NET and a 'feet' of development

    In our inaugural podcast, we analyze Microsoft's regard for VB developers, the costs and benefits of a migration to VB.NET and technology that makes you put your best foot forward.

  • February 25, 2006 25 Feb'06

    Visual Basic programming: Second class no more

    Visual Basic programming is not the realm of code bangers that don't really know what the computer is doing with their code -- and the MS patterns & practices folks get it.

  • December 27, 2005 27 Dec'05

    2005: A good year for most VBers

    For many of us, 2005 was a year of VB .NET, writes Mike Gunderloy. Even though VB .NET is more complex than classic character-mode BASIC, you can still pick up the Express Edition and be writing code that does stuff on the screen within a few hours....

  • November 01, 2005 01 Nov'05


    This commercial download is a small-footprint replacement for the Jet database engine in .NET applications. It's the last of our featured downloads from Mike Gunderloy.

  • September 30, 2005 30 Sep'05

    REALbasic 2005 for Windows Release 3 ships

    REAL Software announced that it's shipping REALbasic 2005 for Windows Release 3, a rapid application development environment .

  • September 23, 2005 23 Sep'05

    With VB growing, it's time to specialize

    Contributor Mike Gunderloy is becoming increasingly convinced that the age when anyone could seriously say "I am a VB developer" and convincingly present themselves as a generalist, able to work in any corner of the VB technology universe, is ...