This section of the documentation helps you get started with Visual Basic application development.
Covers new features for Visual Basic.
Describes the features that come with Visual Studio and the .NET Framework.
Provides a list of Help pages that demonstrate aspects of the Visual Basic language.
Provides a list of Web sites and newsgroups that can help you find answers to common problems.
Provides categorized pages of links to "how-to" Help pages on important programming subjects.
Provides a series of sequential lessons that introduce you to the basics of programming in Visual Basic.
Provides an interactive guide to help you choose which approach or technology to use, in addition to links to more information.
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.
Provides links to sample code in Visual Basic.
Explains how to use filters and provides links to pages about searching Help, using the index, and finding information in the MSDN Library.
Covers how to set options for the integrated development environment (IDE), such as shortcut keys and debugging preferences.
Covers how to receive support and give feedback.
Provides links into the Visual Studio documentation.
Provides links into the documentation on application development with Visual C#.
Provides links into the Visual C++ documentation.
Provides information about using Microsoft Office and Visual Studio as part of a business application.