The Use of VB{3}

by Jasmine C
The article I read about this week discussed the versatility of Visual Basics.  It first started to explain what Visual Basics was, which is a powerful and complex application that allows users to build their own customized applications for the Windows OS.    The best part is that user experience in computer programming is not needed because Visual Basics is so easy to use.  The article also goes in to discuss how ActiveX control is used in version 6 of Visual Basics and how it can be used in different software products. Visual Basic also is not necessarily object-oriented because it does not have all the features of an object-oriented programming language.  The types of applications that can be created with Visual Basics are limitless.  While running their program, users may encounter three types of errors, which are compile errors, run-time errors, and logic errors.  However, Visual Basics offers several tools that can be used to troubleshoot your program.

Visual Basics seems like a fun and easy program to learn and I’m glad that we’re going to be discussing it in class.  There is also a lot of information available online for new beginners to easily access like journal articles, online training courses, and Microsoft’s msdn site, to name a few.  I personally don’t know much about Visual Basics, however, I am excited to learn about it because it seems like an important application that is very beneficial to users.  While reading the article, I was interested to learn that version 6 of Visual Basic has four editions which allows for more advanced application development features as users progress through the different editions.

Pietromonaco, P. (2002). The versatile visual basic. Poptronics,3(7), 16-18. Retrieved May 11, 2012, from