Visual Basic 6.0


Microsoft® Visual Basic® 6.0 is a language rapid application development environment that gives you fast, easy, and intuitive tools to quickly develop Windows® applications. Using Visual Basic, you can develop simple utilities or sophisticated applications. Data access features allow you to create databases, front-end applications, and scalable server-side components for most popular database formats. ActiveX® technologies allow you to use the functionality provided by other applications, and even automate applications and objects created using the Professional or Enterprise editions of Visual Basic. Internet capabilities make it easy to provide access to documents and applications across the Internet or intranet from within your application, or to create Internet server applications.

Visual Basic 2005 Trial Available for Visual Basic 6.0 Developers

Visual Basic 2005, the latest release of Visual Basic, adds many features and tools that continue to make the Visual Basic development experience exciting, rewarding, and productive. Visual Basic 2005 makes it easier than ever to create, debug, and deploy your applications. See An Overview of Visual Basic 2005 to learn more about the new features available in Visual Basic 2005.

Visual Studio 2005 is the development environment for Visual Basic 2005. Currently, there is a 90-Day Trial Edition available for evaluating Visual Studio 2005 Professional Edition. This is a time-limited, but fully functional, version of this product. Start using Visual Basic 2005 today with your 90-Day Trial of Visual Studio 2005 Professional Edition.

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The Visual Basic Developer Center showcases Visual Basic 2005 technical information, product features, and the Visual Basic community, and provides resources for Visual Basic 6.0 and earlier versions.

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