Visual Basic 2008

Posted on 2009-04-27
Last Modified: 2013-11-27
What is the difference between Visual Studio 2008  and Visual Basic 2008?
Are they the same thing?

Will you recommend your favorite website for getting functions that can be used in Visual Basic 2008?

I am new to Visual Basic 2008, will you recommend your favorite website where I can get more information on how to use Visual Basic 2008/Visual Studio 2008?
Question by:ouestque
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    Visual Studio 2008 is the application and you then can choose the language, like Visual Basic 2008, Visual C#, Visual C++, etc.
    You have allot of nice website, like,,, etc
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    by:Tapan Pattanaik
    Visual Basic 2008 Express Edition:

                      Visual Basic 2008 Express is designed for hobbyists, first-time developers, and students looking for a fun and easy way to build Windows applications.
                     Visual Basic 2008 Express can be used to build Windows applications, Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) applications, console and reusable components and controls. If you want to create interactive Web sites, you should use Visual Web Developer 2008 Express Edition which fully supports the Visual Basic language.
                     Visual Basic 2008 Express includes a migration wizard that will help import existing Visual Basic 6.0 projects. You may need to make some manual adjustments to the code you port over, but the migration wizard is a good first step towards moving your code forward.
    Visual Studio 2008:

    Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 is an integrated application lifecycle management (ALM) product family with the tools and processes that help development teams work more effectively together. The upshot? High-quality applications and substantial bottom-line savings.
    for more details ( for compare edition use this link.)


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