The Visual Basic.NET (VB.NET) programming language was first released by Microsoft in 2002 to replace the classic Visual Basic 6. VB.NET is a fully object-oriented programming language implemented on the .NET Framework. It was created to cater for the development of the web as well as mobile applications. VB.NET remains as one of the most popular programming languages in the world, it ranks fifth in TIOBE Index in 2018.
Subsequently, Microsoft released many versions of Visual Basic.NET, they are VB2005, VB2008, VB2010, VB2012, VB2013, VB2015, and VB2017. Although the .NET portion was discarded in 2005, all versions of the Visual Basic programming language that were released since 2002 are regarded as Visual Basic.NET programming languages.
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