Visual Basic 2005 Guide

Using This Guide

The explanations and exercises contained in this section are designed to stand as an introduction to programming in Visual Basic 2005 using Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Express.

This version of Visual Basic can be downloaded for free from the Microsoft site.

The first 3 tasks are designed to get you programming quickly and to develop some interest and to give you experience of using the development environment. Thereafter, each section focuses on an element of the programming language.

If you have never programmed before, you should work through each of the sections, reading the explanations and completing the tasks.