The VB .NET IDE: Visual Studio .NET

  title={The VB .NET IDE: Visual Studio .NET},
  author={Gary Cornell and Jonathan Morrison},
If you are accustomed to using an earlier version of VB, then the .NET IDE (integrated development environment)—Visual Studio .NET—will look somewhat familiar. The concept of a rapid application development (RAD) tool with controls that you to drag onto forms is certainly still there, and pressing F5 will still run your program, but much has changed and mostly for the better. For example, the horrid Menu Editor that essentially has been unchanged since VB1 has been replaced by an in-place menu… CONTINUE READING