VB .NET 2003 Compile Languages

Posted on 2004-03-23
Last Modified: 2010-05-01
Is there a way to make your project compile without the use of the .NET Framework, etc, so it is just a stripped down, very basic app?

Well just so it compiles like VB6 did.

(Using Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 Enterprise Architect)

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by:Éric Moreau
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In short, No. When you are using a .Net language, you commit to the .Net FrameWork!

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Sorry... The framework is Microsoft's way of saying "All your programs are belong to .NET"

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since EVERYTHING in .NET is an Object, and thus Inherits from System.Object, the ENTIRE .NET Framework of a classes is ultimately involved, even in what appears to be a 'very basic app'.

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Well thanks for your help.

I have established that I need to go back to VB6 to work on my app.

Another question then: Can I have both versions of VB installed at once, without any conflicts?
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Éric Moreau earned 50 total points
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>>I have established that I need to go back to VB6 to work on my app.

You will have to distribute VB run time as well!

>>Can I have both versions of VB installed at once, without any conflicts?


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Ok well great. I think I've got everything I needed to know now. Never mind about the VB run time, all the PCs at work have it installed.

Thanks a lot,

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