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Visual Basic 6.0 Upgrade Sample

This example shows an application in Visual Basic 6.0 and how that application might be upgraded to Visual Basic 2008.

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This sample code is intended to illustrate a concept, and it shows only the code that is relevant to that concept. It may not meet the security requirements for a specific environment, and it should not be used exactly as shown. We recommend that you add security and error-handling code to make your projects more secure and robust. Microsoft provides this sample code "AS IS" with no warranties.

To run this sample

  • Press F5.

Some of the changes made are:

  • Object-oriented approach   The classes Tape, Recorder, Channel, and TapeFrame are implemented. Modules are replaced by classes.

  • ByRef and ByVal   ByRef is replaced with ByVal where appropriate.

  • XML Comments   These comments replace the formatted comment blocks.

  • Naming conventions   Hungarian names are removed.

  • Boolean types   Boolean variables replace Integer values.