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Visual Basic Application Samples
These samples demonstrate architecture, project, user, and assembly tasks.
- Application Events Sample
Demonstrates the application events accessed through the Project Designer.
- ClickOnce Sample
Deploys and updates an application using ClickOnce.
- Console Application Sample
Demonstrates simple input and output using the console window.
- Consuming a Web Service Sample
Demonstrates how to consume various existing .NET Framework Web services, including services providing the current weather, a cartoon-a-day, and currency conversion.
- Excel Sample
Demonstrates how to use Visual Basic to start Excel, create a workbook from a template, update cells in a worksheet that then populate graphs in the workbook, and perform other tasks.
- Game Sample
Demonstrates the My feature, object-oriented programming, and drawing.
- Logging Sample
Uses the My.Application.Log object to log information to files and event logs.
- Multithreading Sample
Shows two different ways to implement multithreaded tasks.
- Office Automation Sample
Demonstrates automation of Microsoft Agent, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel.
- PowerPoint Sample
Demonstrates how to start PowerPoint, create a blank presentation, add a slide and content, print slides, save your changes, and exit PowerPoint from within a Visual Basic application.
- Reflection Sample
Uses reflection to discover type information in an assembly.
- Resources and Settings Sample
Demonstrates the My.Settings and My.Resources objects.
- Send Mail Sample
Shows how to send email over SMTP using classes in the System.Web.Mail namespace.
- Stack Frame Inspection Sample
Demonstrates how to programmatically retrieve information about the call stack at any point from within the executing code.
- System and Environment Information Sample
Demonstrates the use of several classes that provide environment information.
- TCP Remoting Sample
Shows how to use the .NET Framework remoting architecture.
- User Information Sample
Provides an overview of the My.User object and the Login Form template. It implements a simple custom authentication.
- Visual Basic 6.0 Upgrade Sample
Presents the Visual Basic 6.0 VCR example in both Visual Basic 6.0 and Visual Basic 2005 code.
- WCF Chat Sample
Demonstrates how to implement a multiparty chat application by using PeerChannel.
- WCF Windows Forms Sample
Demonstrates a service that implements a contract that defines a request and reply communication pattern.
- My Reference
The My feature provides access to application and user properties.
- My.Application Object
The My.Application object provides access to application properties.
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