Welcome to Visual Basic tutorial centre . We provide hundreds of Easy-To-Learn tutorial lessons and sample codes to help you master VB programming. Start learning various versions of Visual Basic Programming by following the lessons listed on our menu. The lessons were written by our tutor, Dr.Liew, who has also written several VB books . Use them as reference books for your computer science courses and projects.
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What is Visual Basic?
VB is a high level programming language that has evolved from the earlier DOS version called BASIC. BASIC means Beginners’ All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code. It is a relatively easy programming language to learn. The code looks a lot like English Language. Different software companies produced different versions of BASIC, such as Microsoft QBASIC, QUICKBASIC, GWBASIC ,IBM BASICA and so on. However, people prefer to use Microsoft Visual Basic today, as it is a well developed programming language and supporting resources are available everywhere.
Now, there are many versions of VB exist in the market, the most popular one and still widely used by many VB programmers is none other than Visual Basic 6 . Other versions are VB.net, VB2005, VB2008 , VB2010, VB2012, VB2013 and VB2015 . VB2008, VB2010, VB2012 , VB2013 and VB2015 are fully object oriented programming (OOP) languages.
What kinds of programs can you create with Visual Basic?
The answer is all kinds. We can use VB to create business software and educational programmes. Besides, you can create engineering applications and amusing games. Some of our VB sample codes are as follows: