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Visual Basic Programming Guide

As with any modern programming language, Visual Basic supports many common programming constructs and language elements. This guide describes all the major elements of programming with Visual Basic.

Program Structure and Code Conventions (Visual Basic)

Contains documentation on the basic structure and code conventions of Visual Basic, such as naming conventions, comments in code, and limitations within Visual Basic.

Visual Basic Language Features

Provides links to topics that introduce and discuss important features of Visual Basic, including LINQ and XML literals.

COM Interop (Visual Basic)

Explains the interoperability issues associated with creating and using component object model (COM) objects with Visual Basic.

How to: Upgrade a Project from Visual Basic 6.0

Provides information about and a step-by-step procedure for upgrading a project from Visual Basic 6.0.

Visual Basic Language Reference

Provides reference information about various aspects of Visual Basic programming.

Visual Basic Command-Line Compiler

Offers information on using the Visual Basic command-line compiler, the compiler options, and the Keyword Upgrade tool.