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Project Type Changes in Visual Basic .NET

The types of projects that can be created with Visual Basic .NET differ from Visual Basic 6.0. In some cases, the project types are essentially the same but the names have changed; in other cases some Visual Basic 6.0 project types have no direct equivalent.

The following list provides a comparison of Visual Basic 6.0 and Visual Basic .NET project types.

Visual Basic 6.0Visual Basic .NET
Standard EXEWindows Application
ActiveX DLLClass Library
ActiveX EXEClass Library
ActiveX ControlWindows Control Library
ActiveX DocumentNo equivalent. Visual Basic .NET can interoperate with ActiveX Documents.
DHTML ApplicationNo equivalent. Use ASP.NET Web Application.
IIS Application (Web Class)No equivalent. Use ASP.NET Web Application.

See Also

Visual Basic and Visual C# Projects | Web Changes in Visual Basic .NET | Project Changes in Visual Basic .NET