Visual Basic 2008 is an evolution of the Visual Basic language that is engineered for productively building type-safe and object-oriented applications. Visual Basic enables developers to target Windows, Web, and mobile devices. As with all languages targeting the Microsoft .NET Framework, programs written in Visual Basic benefit from security and language interoperability.
This generation of Visual Basic continues the tradition of giving you a fast and easy way to create .NET Framework-based applications.
Guides you in taking advantage of the productivity enhancements in the Microsoft .NET Framework version 2.0 to extend Microsoft Office Word 2003, Microsoft Office Excel 2003, and Microsoft Office Outlook 2003.