|(language)||Visual BASIC - (VB) A popular event-driven visual programming
system from Microsoft Corporation for Microsoft Windows.
VB is good for developing Windows interfaces, it invokes
fragments of BASIC code when the user performs certain
operations on graphical objects on-screen. It is widely used
for in-house application program development and for
prototyping. It can also be used to create ActiveX and
Version 1 was released in 1991 Current version: 6, as of 1999-11-26.
http://msdn.microsoft.com/vbasic/. History. Strollo Software. Books.