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Additional Resources for Visual Basic Programmers
The following Web sites and newsgroups can help you find answers to common problems.
On the Web Microsoft Help and Support
Provides access to Knowledge Base (KB) articles, downloads and updates, support Webcasts, and other services.
Microsoft Visual Basic Developer Center
Provides code samples, upgrade information, free downloads, and technical content.
Microsoft Visual Basic Team Blog
Provides access to the Visual Basic team blog.
Provides articles, demonstrations, tool previews, and other information for Web development in Visual Basic.
GotDotNet for Visual Basic
Contains articles, samples, and other information of interest to Visual Basic developers.
Chats, Forums and Discussion Groups MSDN Forums
Provides Web-based discussion forums for many Microsoft technologies, including Visual Basic and the .NET Framework.
MSDN Discussion Groups
Provides a newsgroup experience, allowing you to connect as a community with experts from around the world.
Provides discussions about Microsoft products or technologies. Each chat is hosted by one or more Microsoft experts. Transcripts are available for completed chats.
Videos and Webcasts Visual Basic at the Movies
Showcases 101 short films aimed at delivering new Visual Basic skills to everybody from the beginner to the advanced developer.
Provides continuous community through videos, Wikis, and forums.
MSDN's Web site provides information on current third-party sites and newsgroups of interest. For the most current list of resources available, see the MSDN Visual Basic Community Web site (
http://msdn.microsoft.com/vbasic/community). On the Web DevX Visual Basic Zone ( http://www.devx.com/vb)
Provides in-depth technical articles for today's Visual Basic developer moving to Visual Basic 2005.
VbCity ( http://www.devcity.net/net)
Provides access to more than 5,000 Microsoft Visual Basic and Active Server Pages (ASP) articles, source code, tutorials, and user-submitted content when you join vbCity.com.
Forums vb.dotnet.technical ( http://news.devx.com)
Provides a forum for discussion of new features in Visual Basic in the DevX forums.