Get started with Visual Basic

This section of the documentation helps you get started with Visual Basic application development.

Get started with Visual Basic and .NET Core

Build a Hello World application with .NET Core in Visual Studio

Build a class library with .NET Standard in Visual Studio

Additional information

See also

  • Get Visual Basic Provides download links for Visual Studio versions that come with Visual Basic support, including free versions.

  • Object-Oriented Programming Provides links to pages that introduce object-oriented programming and describe how to create your own objects and how to use objects to simplify your coding.

  • Samples Provides links to sample code in Visual Basic.

  • Walkthroughs Provides a list of Help pages that demonstrate aspects of the Visual Basic language.

  • Feedback options for Visual Studio Covers how to receive support and give feedback.

  • Visual Studio Provides links into the Visual Studio documentation.

  • C# Provides links into the documentation on application development with Visual C#.

  • Visual C++ Provides links into the Visual C++ documentation.

  • Office and SharePoint Development Provides information about using Microsoft Office and Visual Studio as part of a business application.