Thread: Visual Basic Compilers

  1. #1
    Registered User Inept Pig's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2002

    Question Visual Basic Compilers

    I'm interested in studying Visual Basic and was just wondering where would be the best place to get a compiler from?

    Any personal recommendations?

    Thanks in advance

  2. #2
    &TH of undefined behavior Fordy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2001

    As good as anywhere.....

  3. #3
    Registered User Dual-Catfish's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2001
    Any personal recommendations?
    Someone correct me if I'm wrong... but isn't the compiler from Microsoft the only one?

  4. #4
    Unfortunately, you're not wrong.

  5. #5
    Registered User Inept Pig's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2002
    Okay then....

    Just as a final question, would any of you consider it worthwhile learning VB? I currently have a fair knowledge of C, and PASCAL, if that means anything to anyone (I don't expect it to.. )


  6. #6
    looking for the truth moemen ahmed's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2002
    advice from experienced VB programmer

    stack to C / C++
    if ur into learning more about programming languages just for knowldgment and fun go ahead for VB

    if ur into make some real programming (stack to c/c++), as u couldnt do in VB all u can do in C++, while u can in C++ do all u could in VB

    plus C++ programmer worth more money

    and this doesnt mean I dont appreciate VB as a good programming language , but C++ is better one
    Programming is a high logical enjoyable art for both programer and user !!

  7. #7
    C++ Developer XSquared's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2002
    Ontario, Canada
    VB is good for quick Win32 apps which don't need blazing speed.
    Naturally I didn't feel inspired enough to read all the links for you, since I already slaved away for long hours under a blistering sun pressing the search button after typing four whole words! - Quzah

    You. Fetch me my copy of the Wall Street Journal. You two, fight to the death - Stewie

  8. #8
    the hat of redundancy hat nvoigt's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2001
    Hannover, Germany
    VB is nice for quick GUI apps and in use in many corporations today. It will be replaced by C# or VB.NET though. As always, knowing all three would be perfect, but with limited time, chose one to learn first. C# or VB would be best.

    She was so Blonde, she spent 20 minutes looking at the orange juice can because it said "Concentrate."

    When in doubt, read the FAQ.
    Then ask a smart question.

Popular pages Recent additions subscribe to a feed

Similar Threads

  1. Avoiding Global variables
    By csonx_p in forum Windows Programming
    Replies: 32
    Last Post: 05-19-2008, 12:17 AM
  2. Replies: 10
    Last Post: 11-23-2007, 12:13 AM
  3. more then 100errors in header
    By hallo007 in forum Windows Programming
    Replies: 20
    Last Post: 05-13-2007, 08:26 AM
  4. header file bringing errors?
    By bluehead in forum Windows Programming
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 08-19-2003, 12:51 PM