Was this page helpful?
Your feedback about this content is important. Let us know what you think.
Additional feedback?
1500 characters remaining
Export (0) Print
Expand All
Important This document may not represent best practices for current development, links to downloads and other resources may no longer be valid. Current recommended version can be found here.

How Do I in Visual Basic 

How Do I is your gateway to key task-based topics about Visual Basic programming and application development. The essential categories of what you can do with Visual Basic are listed in this topic. The links provide pointers to important procedure-based Help pages.

Learn the Visual Basic Language (How Do I in Visual Basic)

Object-oriented Programming … Manage Control Flow … Work with Variables … Handle Errors and Exceptions … more

Upgrade For Visual Basic 6 Users (How Do I Visual Basic)

Upgrade a Visual Basic 6 Application … Learn the .NET Framework … more

Data Access (How Do I in Visual Basic)

Getting Started … Load Data … Validate Data … more

Deployment (How Do I in Visual Basic)

Deploy with ClickOnce … Use Setup Projects … Use other Deployment Projects … more

Windows Applications (How Do I in Visual Basic)

Forms and Controls … Data … Printing … more

Web Applications (How Do I in Visual Basic)

Develop a Web Site … User Web Forms and Controls … Deploy a Web Site … more

Web Services (How Do I in Visual Basic)

Create a Web Service … Call a Web Service … Debug a Web Service ... more

Office Programming (How Do I in Visual Basic)

Excel Applications … Word Applications … more

Smart Device Applications (How Do I in Visual Basic)

Work with Data … Work with Controls … Deploy Smart Device Applications … more

Security (How Do I in Visual Basic)

Web Applications … Windows Applications …Components … more

Debug and Test (How Do I in Visual Basic)

Debug Applications … Monitor Applications … more

Community Additions

© 2015 Microsoft