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by Matthew Broersma

July 16, 2011

Microsoft's own programmer community has launched a campaign of defiance over a decision to end support for Visual Basic.

More than 100 Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) developers have signed a petition demanding the software company reconsider plans to end support for Visual Basic in its "classic" form. Developers claim the move could kill development on millions of Visual Basic 6 (VB6) applications and "strand" programmers that have not trained in newer languages. Microsoft said it will end standard support for Visual Basic 6 at the end of this month, ending free incident support and critical updates. Both services will be available for a fee for another three years.

MouseTrax Computing Solutions

by Various techies

July 16, 2011

TechTrax back on track and better than ever.

Microsoft Publisher users will be thrilled to know that we've snagged Publisher MVP, David Bartosik. The new version of Office (2003) will be available soon and David joins us this month with his article that provides you with some insight on the new version of Publisher.

The Yahoo ASP User Support group (Shawn Hall, Adrian Forbes, Ray Costanzo provide support for e-zine.)

Tech Republic

by Peter Aitken

January 19, 2006

If you don't want the VB6 Label control to treat ampersands in the usual manner, then learn how to use the control's UseMnemonic property to get the result you want.

VB6's Label control lets you define an access key by including an ampersand (&) in the control's Caption property.

April 19, 2005

VBRun: The [Microsoft] Visual Basic 6.0 Resource Center.

...some of the best Visual Basic 6.0 content in the MSDN Library. VB Fusion provides some specific examples of using Visual Basic 6 and Visual Basic .NET together. Stay the Path provides information and free training for Visual Basic 6 developers who are looking to explore Visual Basic .NET...

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