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      8 comments  ·  Visual Studio IDE » Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      This is the Microsoft support statement for VB6 programming...

      Support Statement for Visual Basic 6.0 on Windows
      - (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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        3 comments  ·  Visual Studio IDE » Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

        Microsoft still support VB6 programming...

        Support Statement for Visual Basic 6.0 on Windows
        - (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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          59 comments  ·  Visual Studio IDE » Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          No need to convert VB6 to VB.Net. VB6 programming is still supported by Microsoft.

          Here is Microsoft's support statement for VB6 programming...

          Support Statement for Visual Basic 6.0 on Windows
          - (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

          This is no longer needed.

          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.

          The VB6 runtime will ship and will be supported in Windows Server 2016 for the lifetime of the OS.

          https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/visual-basic/reference/vb6-support

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            11 comments  ·  Visual Studio IDE » Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

            VBA programming is included in Microsoft Office,VBScript programming is included in Windows 10.

            VB6 programming is supported on Windows 10....

            Here is Microsoft's support statement for VB6:-

            Support Statement for Visual Basic 6.0 on Windows
            - (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

            This is the Microsoft support statement for 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

            Microsoft, update VB6 programming & VBA programming commented  · 

            This would be a very simple thing for Microsoft to do.

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              17 comments  ·  Visual Studio IDE » Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

              It is feasible to open source VB6. Microsoft don't want to because it would be more popular than .Net.

              This is Microsoft's support statement for VB6 programming...

              Support Statement for Visual Basic 6.0 on Windows
              - (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

              Microsoft, update VB6 programming & VBA programming commented  · 

              Microsoft's Have a support statement for VB6 programming...

              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

              https://docs.microsoft.com/en-au/visualstudio/vb6/vb6-support
              http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/vstudio/ms788708

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                10 comments  ·  Visual Studio IDE » Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                Microsoft should open source the VB6 programming environment.

                Meanwhile here is Microsoft's support statement for VB6...

                Support Statement for Visual Basic 6.0 on Windows
                - (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

                Microsoft Support Statement for Visual Basic 6.0 - 5/16/2017

                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 Vista
                - Windows Server 2008 including R2
                - Windows 7
                - Windows 8 and Windows 8.1
                - Windows Server 2012 including R2
                - Windows 10
                - Windows Server 2016

                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.

                The VB6 runtime will ship and will be supported in Windows Server 2016 for the lifetime of the OS.

                https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/visual-basic/reference/vb6-support

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                  15 comments  ·  Visual Studio IDE » Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                  The Visual Studio 6.0 Installer wizard v.5.0

                  http://nuke.vbcorner.net/

                  This installs the VB6 programming IDE.

                  Microsoft, update VB6 programming & VBA programming commented  · 

                  This would need to be able to open and compile VB6 code (either directly or by using a conversion utility) otherwise it offers little to VB6 developers.

                  If you have to rewrite legacy VB6 applications you can find better languages than VBdotNet.

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                    20 comments  ·  Visual Studio IDE » Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                    Microsoft's support statement for VB6 programming...

                    Support Statement for Visual Basic 6.0 on Windows
                    - 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

                    Microsoft, update VB6 programming & VBA programming commented  · 

                    Now that Microsoft is abandoning VB.Net it is better to stay with VB6 programming.

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                      228 comments  ·  Visual Studio IDE » Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                      Here is Microsoft's support statement for VB6 programming...

                      Support Statement for Visual Basic 6.0 on Windows
                      - (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

                      This is the latest release of the utility to install the VB6 programming IDE on Windows 7 and Windows 10. It has been tested on Windows 10 v1803

                      Visual Studio 6.0 Installer wizard v.5.0

                      http://nuke.vbcorner.net/

                      Here is Microsoft's support statement for VB6 programming...

                      Support Statement for Visual Basic 6.0 on Windows
                      - 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-ca/visualstudio/vb6/vb6-support
                      http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/vstudio/ms788708

                      Also there is a new release of the utility to install the VB6 programming IDE on Windows 7 and Windows 10 http://nuke.vbcorner.net/

                      Microsoft, update VB6 programming & VBA programming commented  · 

                      Microsoft's support statement for VB6 programming is here...

                      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-ca/visualstudio/vb6/vb6-support
                      http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/vstudio/ms788708

                      There is a new release of the utility to install the VB6 programming IDE on Windows 7 and Windows 10 http://nuke.vbcorner.net/

                      Microsoft, update VB6 programming & VBA programming commented  · 

                      Microsoft publish this support statement for the VB6 programming language...

                      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.

                      https://docs.microsoft.com/en-nz/visualstudio/vb6/vb6-support
                      http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/vstudio/ms788708

                      Microsoft, update VB6 programming & VBA programming commented  · 

                      The installation wizard for the Visual Basic 6 IDE has now had over 115,000 downloads.

                      New release 5 of the installer wizard for the VB6 programming IDE for Windows 7 and Windows 10 ...
                      http://nuke.vbcorner.net/

                      Microsoft, update VB6 programming & VBA programming commented  · 

                      Microsoft have a support statement for VB6 programming...

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

                      https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/vb6/vb6-support
                      http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/vstudio/ms788708

                      The VB6 programming IDE installs on Windows 7 and Windows 10 http://nuke.vbcorner.net/

                      In the May 2017 Tiobe.com survey...

                      Visual Basic has climbed to .... 2.347% and is now at position #12

                      C# has fallen to .......................3.457% and is now at position #5

                      VB.Net climbed to ....................3.391% and is now at position #6

                      Whatever Microsoft try, VB6 continues, while C# declines.

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

                      Microsoft, update VB6 programming & VBA programming commented  · 

                      It is time for Microsoft to open source the VB6 programming environment.

                      Microsoft's Visual Basic Happy Birthday comments...

                      https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/dotnet/2016/05/20/happy-25th-birthday-vb/

                      Anthony D Green of Microsoft's Visual Basic Team says (05/24/2016) :-

                      "As for the product, VB6 applications are not being “dumped”. Per our support statement here: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/vstudio/ms788708 we remain committed to “it just works” compatibility for existing VB6 applications through 2025."

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                        2 comments  ·  Visual Studio IDE » Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                        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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                          Microsoft seem to agree with Joel Spolsky about 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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                            12 comments  ·  Visual Studio IDE » Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                            Microsoft have a support statement for VB6 programming...

                            Microsoft 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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                              The following is the Microsoft support statement for 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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                                Visual Studio 6.0 Installer wizard v.5.0 http://nuke.vbcorner.net/

                                This is the latest release of the utility to install the VB6 programming IDE on Windows 7 and Windows 10.

                                This release has been tested on Windows 10 v1803

                                Microsoft have puublished a new Support Statement for Visual Basic 6.0 on Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012, Windows 10, and Windows Server 2016 ...
                                https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/articles/visual-basic/reference/vb6-support

                                Microsoft have extended support of VB6 to Windows Server 2016. VB6 is supported until at least November 2027 on Windows Server 2016, and until at least 2025 on Windows 10. Both are likely to be extended.

                                VB6 programming is supported on Windows 10, Windows Server 2016 and earlier versions of Windows.

                                VBA programming is supported on Office 2016 and earlier versions of Office.

                                VBScript programming is still part of Windows.

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                                  VB6 installer...

                                  This is the latest release of the utility to install the VB6 programming IDE on Windows 7 and Windows 10.

                                  Visual Studio 6.0 Installer wizard v.5.0 http://nuke.vbcorner.net/

                                  This release has been tested on Windows 10 v1803

                                  Microsoft, update VB6 programming & VBA programming commented  · 

                                  Microsoft support statement for VB6 programming on Windows 10 v1709 and Windows Server 2016...

                                  https://docs.microsoft.com/en-sg/visualstudio/vb6/vb6-support

                                  Microsoft, update VB6 programming & VBA programming commented  · 

                                  A new release 5 of the VB6 installer wizard is now available.

                                  The new release can install the VB6 programming IDE on Windows 7 and Windows 10 http://nuke.vbcorner.net/

                                  Microsoft, update VB6 programming & VBA programming commented  · 

                                  Important to do this now that VB.Net is being abandoned.

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                                    61 comments  ·  Visual Studio IDE » Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                    Here is the current release of the utility to install the VB6 programming IDE on Windows 7 and Windows 10.

                                    Visual Studio 6.0 Installer wizard v.5.0 http://nuke.vbcorner.net/

                                    This release has been tested on Windows 10 v1803

                                    Microsoft, update VB6 programming & VBA programming commented  · 

                                    Microsoft's Have a support statement for VB6 programming...

                                    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

                                    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-sg/visualstudio/vb6/vb6-support
                                    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/vstudio/ms788708

                                    May 2107 Tiobe Index
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                                    In the May 2017 Tiobe.com survey...

                                    Visual Basic has climbed to .... 2.347% and is now at position #12

                                    C# has fallen to .......................3.457% and is now at position #5

                                    VB.Net climbed to ...................3.391% and is now at position #6

                                    Whatever Microsoft try, VB6 continues, while C# declines.

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

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                                      56 comments  ·  Visual Studio IDE » Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                      This is the latest release of the utility to install the VB6 programming IDE on Windows 7 and Windows 10.

                                      Visual Studio 6.0 Installer wizard v.5.0 http://nuke.vbcorner.net/

                                      This release has been tested on Windows 10 v1803

                                      Microsoft, update VB6 programming & VBA programming commented  · 

                                      I would add a further point...

                                      6) Existing VB6 applications should be compilable with this new version (almost) without change.

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                                        42 comments  ·  Visual Studio IDE » Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                        @Vinod Gupta

                                        I'm not sure there ever was a file "mdlg32.ocx". There is "comdlg32.ocx" which is supported.

                                        "MSCOMCT2.ocx" is also supported.

                                        See https://docs.microsoft.com/en-au/visualstudio/vb6/vb6-support for further details of vb6 programming support.

                                        Microsoft, update VB6 programming & VBA programming commented  · 

                                        Microsoft support statement for VB6 programming on Windows 10 v1709 and Windows Server 2016

                                        https://docs.microsoft.com/en-au/visualstudio/vb6/vb6-support

                                        n the May 2017 Tiobe.com survey...

                                        Visual Basic has climbed to .... 2.347% and is now at position #12

                                        C# has fallen to .......................3.457% and is now at position #5

                                        VB.Net climbed to ...................3.391% and is now at position #6

                                        Whatever Microsoft try, VB6 continues, while C# declines.

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

                                        Microsoft, update VB6 programming & VBA programming commented  · 

                                        Microsoft have announced VB.Net is now on a slow development track, prior to being abandoned. Microsoft must now allow free download of VB6.

                                        Microsoft, update VB6 programming & VBA programming commented  · 

                                        Obvious, simple and costs nothing. Just do it.

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                                          57 comments  ·  Visual Studio IDE » Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                          Microsoft have published a support statement for VB6 programming here...

                                          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-ca/visualstudio/vb6/vb6-support
                                          http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/vstudio/ms788708

                                          .

                                          And there is also a new release of the utility to install the VB6 programming IDE on Windows 7 and Windows 10 http://nuke.vbcorner.net/

                                          Microsoft, update VB6 programming & VBA programming commented  · 

                                          Microsoft support statement for VB6 programming on Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016, now updated for Windows 10 v1709

                                          https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/vb6/vb6-support

                                          And thanks to Microsoft too for extending support of VB6 to Windows Server 2016. VB6 programming is supported until at least November 2027 on Windows Server 2016, and until at least 2025 on Windows 10. Both are likely to be extended.

                                          Support Statement for Visual Basic 6.0 on Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012, Windows 10, and Windows Server 2016
                                          https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/articles/visual-basic/reference/vb6-support

                                          VB6 programming is supported on Windows 10, Windows Server 2016 and earlier versions of Windows.

                                          VBA programming is supported on Office 2016 and earlier versions of Office.

                                          VBScript programming is still part of Windows.

                                          Anthony D Green of Microsoft's Visual Basic Team says (05/24/2016) :-

                                          "As for the product, VB6 applications are not being “dumped”. Per our support statement here: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/vstudio/ms788708 we remain committed to “it just works” compatibility for existing VB6 applications through 2025."

                                          Microsoft, update VB6 programming & VBA programming commented  · 

                                          Thank you Microsoft. Now that you are abandoning VB.Net it is important to continue supporting VB6 programming.

                                          Microsoft, update VB6 programming & VBA programming commented  · 

                                          Thanks for doing this, Microsoft, but you should do more ...

                                          - You should allow free downloads of VB6, rather than requiring a paid MSDN subscription.
                                          - You should update VB6 to the same standard as VBA7
                                          - You should open source VB6 programming - IDE and language.
                                          - You should extend VB6 programming - to allow compilation to JavaScript for web and mobiles.

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                                            67 comments  ·  Visual Studio IDE » Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                            Microsoft's Support Statement for VB6 programming on Windows is here...

                                            .

                                            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-ca/visualstudio/vb6/vb6-support
                                            http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/vstudio/ms788708

                                            There is also a new release of the utility to install the VB6 programming IDE on Windows 7 and Windows 10 http://nuke.vbcorner.net/

                                            Microsoft, update VB6 programming & VBA programming commented  · 

                                            The installation wizard for the VB6 programming IDE has now had over 115,000 downloads.

                                            http://nuke.vbcorner.net/

                                            .

                                            Microsoft, update VB6 programming & VBA programming commented  · 

                                            There is a new release of the VB6 installer wizard.

                                            The new release 5 can install the VB6 programming IDE on Windows 7 and Windows 10 http://nuke.vbcorner.net/

                                            Microsoft say:- 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 Vista
                                            - Windows Server 2008 including R2
                                            - Windows 7
                                            - Windows 8 and Windows 8.1
                                            - Windows Server 2012 including R2
                                            - Windows 10
                                            - Windows Server 2016

                                            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.

                                            The VB6 runtime will ship and will be supported in Windows Server 2016 for the lifetime of the OS.

                                            https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/visual-basic/reference/vb6-support

                                            YouTube video tutorial showing installing the VB6 programming IDE on Windows 10.

                                            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1tkTb6AYlAg

                                            Microsoft, update VB6 programming & VBA programming commented  · 

                                            Should be done,even more important now.

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