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VB6 programming language #13 in June 2018 Tiobe Index

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Microsoft's VB6 programming language is the 13th most popular programming language in June 2018.

The latest version of classic Visual Basic was launched in 1998, 20 years ago, and still rates highly in the Tiobe index of over 200 programming languages.

https://www.tiobe.com/tiobe-index

This shows VB6 programming is more popular than Perl, Swift, Assembly Language, Matlab, Go, Delphi and over 200 other programming languages.

Time for a new release of VB6, Microsoft.

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  • VB6 programming is supported until at least 2025 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    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 10
    Windows 8.1
    Windows 7
    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 & VBA Programming commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    VB6 programming in Top 10 languages for Enterprise Application Development.

    https://sdtimes.com/java/report-finds-java-and-javascript-remain-the-top-languages-for-enterprise-development/

    Java ................58%
    JavaScript ........57%
    C++ .................46%
    C# ...................26%
    Python ............25%
    PHP ................22%
    VB.NET............17%
    C .....................16%
    Visual Basic 6 ..16%
    VBA .................15%

  • Microsoft, update VB6 programming & VBA programming commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Microsoft still support VB6 programming...

    Support Statement for Visual Basic 6.0 on Windows
    Note: The support policy below has been updated with Windows 10 version 1709 support information.

    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 10
    Windows 8.1
    Windows 7
    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.

    The VB6 runtime will ship and will be supported in Windows 10 for the lifetime of the OS (that is until at least 2025).
    The VB6 runtime will ship and will be supported in Windows Server 2016 for the lifetime of the OS (that is until at least 2027).

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/previous-versions/visualstudio/visual-basic-6/visual-basic-6-support-policy

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