VB6 programming language #12 in February 2018 Tiobe index
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Microsoft's VB6 programming language is the 12th most popular programming language in February 2018.
The latest version of classic VB was launched in 1998 and still rates highly in the Tiobe index of over 200 programming languages.
Microsoft's flagship language C# has fallen to #5 in the Tiobe index
The Visual Basic team is committed to "It Just Works" compatibility for Visual Basic 6.0 applications on the following supported Windows operating systems:
Windows Server 2019
Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2012 including R2
Windows Server 2008 including R2
The Visual Basic team’s goal is that Visual Basic 6.0 applications continue to run on supported Windows versions. As detailed in this document, the core Visual Basic 6.0 runtime will be supported for the full lifetime of supported Windows versions, which is five years of mainstream support followed by five years of extended support
VB6 programming is still popular after 20 years.
Johnson Jason commented
I love VB6! Hope it continues!
In the Stack Overflow 2018 survey VB.Net has fallen from #13 most popular to #18
In the same survey C# has fallen from #4 most popular to #8, confirming the fall shown in the Tiobe index.
.Net is dying.
"Great to see VB6 programming continuing."
Yes it is!
Great to see VB6 programming continuing.