The About Visual Basic FAQ
Taken largely from the About Visual Basic Forum Pages, this is a collection of questions and answers exclusive to About Visual Basic.
The About Did You Know Articles
An index to the About Visual Basic "Did You Know" technical notes. These fact filled articles asre exclusive to About Visual Basic.
Frequently Asked Questions About VB
Compact answers to the most common questions. Links to the best FAQ's on the net.
Upgrading existing VB to the new VB.NET
The move to VB.NET can be difficult and costly. Here are the links to articles that tell you how to do it, or help you decide to start over! The Upgrade Wizard, as well as comparisons are linked here!
Developing Systems with VB.NET
Visual Basic .NET is making big changes to the Visual Basic development landscape. Find out what the future of programming is here.
Developing Systems with VBA and Office
Find the answers about how to automate Microsoft Office and make Office applications work together using the common integrated programming language for all Office applications.
Developing Systems with VBScript
Visual Basic scripting - VBScript - can be used for Web pages, as the language in a server based application using IIS and ASP, and in Windows Sccripting Host (WSH).
Object Libraries For Free !!!
If Visual Basic by itself doesn't do everything you want, you might find just the software object you need here free of charge. Save money! Have fun!
Object Libraries For Sale $$$
If Visual Basic by itself doesn't do everything you want, you can buy high quality software objects to do just about anything else. Here's where to find them.
Using VB with Active Server Pages (ASP)
How to use Visual Basic with Microsoft's market leading Active Server Pages (ASP and ASP.NET) technology. ASP is used to develop and run systems on a web server that interact with browsers in standard HTML.
COM, DLL's, Type Libraries
How to use Visual Basic with COM (Component Object Model), How to use DLL's and other function libraries and type libraries. Here's where to find the techie nitty gritties.
Using VB with Databases
Most real-world system eventually have to interface with a real-world database. Here's everything you need to know about how to use a database in a Visual Basic development.
Using VB with Win32 and other API's
Sometimes you have to get down and dirty and use an API (Application Program Interface) call instead of convenient Controls in the Toolbox. This applies primarily to VB 6 and earlier. These subjects document some of the more useful ones.
Using VB with Multimedia
Learn how to interface Visual Basic with your CD burner, MP3 player, and create cool graphics for at the same time. The wide variety of object libraries for VB makes it a great platform to keep up with computers and multimedia.
Using VB with XML Technologies
XML (Extensible Markup Language) is the world's standard way to pass data between programs and systems whether they are on one computer or around the world. Here are the details about how to make XML and VB work together.
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VB Technical Terminology Explained
Confused by the terminology? Get un-confused here!