Microsoft said this week that it will support Visual Basic on .NET 5.0 but will no longer add new features or evolve the language.
Recent Visual Basic Stories
The fourth installment of our project loads a file more efficiently and prompts the user to save when changes are made.
As a beginner project, I’m going to try to duplicate the Notepad application as faithfully as possible using Windows Forms and Visual Basic.
Before moving past Visual Basic classic, let’s take a look at how Microsoft evolved VB through derivatives, one of which still exists today.
Visual Basic was instantly popular and its ease of use and suitability for application development helped drive Windows to new levels of market acceptance.
Visual Basic was the right tool at the right time, and it was everything that Windows API development was not: Easy, visual, and fun.