Additional Resources for Visual Basic Programmers
Updated: July 20, 2015
For the latest documentation on Visual Studio 2017, see Visual Studio 2017 Documentation.
The following web sites provide guidance and can help you find answers to common problems.
On the Web
|Code Gallery||Download and share sample applications and other resources with the developer community.|
|CodePlex||Hosts open source software projects. You can use CodePlex to find open source software or create new projects to share with the world.|
|Visual Basic Code Samples||Provides application, web, and data samples in Visual Basic.|
Chats and Discussion Groups
|MSDN Discussion Groups||Provides a newsgroup experience, allowing you to connect as a community with experts from around the world.|
|MSDN Chats||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
|Channel9||Provides continuous community through videos, Wikis, and forums.|
|I'm a VB||Watch these interviews and discover what the experts love about Visual Basic and Visual Studio.|
|Microsoft Help and Support||Provides access to Knowledge Base (KB) articles, downloads and updates, support webcasts, and other services.|
|Microsoft Connect||Enables you to file bugs or provide suggestions to Microsoft about Visual Studio. You can also report a bug by choosing Report a Bug on the Help menu.|
The MSDN 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.
|DevX Visual Basic Zone||Provides in-depth technical articles for today's Visual Basic developer.|
|vb.dotnet.technical||Provides a forum for discussion of new features in Visual Basic in the DevX forums.|
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