Typically everyone navigates the World Wide Web using Internet Explorer,Google Chrome,Safari, FireFox , Opera and more. However, isn’t it cool that if you can create your very own web browser that you can customize to your own taste ? Yes, you can do that in Visual Basic 2010, and pretty easy too. In this chapter, we will show you how to create a simple web browser and get it running in a few minutes.
The code for the web browser is surprisingly simple, it is only a single line code! Double click on the Go button and key in the following code:
Public Class Form1
Private Sub Go_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Button1.Click
Now run the the program , type in any URL and click the Go button. You will be able to browse any web page you want.
Figure 19.2: The Runtime Interface