Visual basic is one of the most powerful software development language.Visual basic helps to create GUI application in the shorter time as compared to conventional languages such as C/C++,pascal etc.This language is object base and event driven language.It is only used for developing application software but not system software.
It is appeared in 1991 and developed by Microsoft corporation.
- V.B 1.0 was released in 1991
- V.B 2.0 was released in nov. 1992
- V.B 3.0 was released in 1993
- V.B 4.0 was released in 1995(it is 32 bit as well as 16 bit processor)
- V.B 5.0 was released in 1997(32 bit,for 16 bit convert in V.b 4.0)
- V.B 6.0 was released in 1998(web based application)
Visual basic operate on window environment.It is RAD(Rapid Application Development Tool)
Main features of Visual Basic
- It has faster compiler
- It support active x control
- It allow database integration with wide variety of applications.
- It has new package & development wizard
- Additional internal capabilities.
I will discuss more about V.B in next article .Upto then stay in touch..........