Visual Basic 6 was the last version of BASIC released by Microsoft before the .NET framework was developed.

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Why is VB so popular? [closed]

To me, Visual Basic seems clumsy, ugly, error-prone, and difficult to read. I'll let others explain why. While VB.net has clearly been a huge leap forward for the language in terms of features, I ...
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Why is Visual Basic easier to learn than Java for COBOL developers? [closed]

A friend of mine came from a VMS/COBOL background and we gave her some VB6 to do - she absolutely ran with it. Next we ran her through some Java stuff and it didn't click at all. What's similar ...
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How to unit test Visual Basic 6 legacy code?

I am doing legacy software programming in Visual Basic 6.0. How do I unit test it?