Video How to: Creating Your First Visual Basic Program

Visual Studio 2008

Creating Your First Visual Basic ProgramVideo How To

Authors: Kathleen McGrath, Harry Miller, Mick Alberts, Microsoft Corporation

Applies to: Microsoft Visual Basic 2008 Express Edition

Length: 00:07:56| Size: 19.9 MB | Type: WMV file


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Visual Basic programs that run on your computer are known as Windows Forms applications, and the user interface is created by using Windows Forms controls. The best way to learn programming with Visual Basic is to actually create a program.

This video shows you how to create your own Web browser application and navigate to your favorite Web site. The following tasks are included in the process:

  • How to create a project in Visual Basic.

  • How to create a user interface.

  • How to customize the looks and behavior of the application.

  • How to add Visual Basic code.

  • How to run and test your program.

The Visual Basic Help includes the code and the steps that are demonstrated in this video. See Creating Your First Visual Basic Program.

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