Visual BASIC definition language
(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
Version 1 was released in 1991 [by Microsoft?].
Latest version: 6, as of 1999-11-26.
(http://msdn.microsoft.com/vbasic/). History (http://iessoft.com/scripts/vbhistry.asp). Strollo Software (http://op.net/~jstrollo/vblinks.html). Books (http://wrox.com/Consumer/Default.asp?Category=Visual+Basic).