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code language .net vs vba

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I just want to know. If I download visual studio. Will I be able to use .net programming language with is to write an application.

Also, is the coding for .NET the same as ms access vba??
Very important to know.

Mar 22 '12 #1
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Yes to first question, No to second.

Mar 22 '12 #2

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Ok which code language is the closest to vba??
Mar 22 '12 #3

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You might want to try Boo Or Visual Basic.NET
Mar 22 '12 #4

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Visual Basic Script is probably the closest to VBA.
Mar 22 '12 #5

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Is visual a stand-alone program or do I download it to work with the visual studio?
Mar 22 '12 #6

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If you install VB for Visual Studio there are no other steps required, as it is VB .NET that Visual Studio uses. There are backwards-compatible elements in it to allow the use of VB4, 5 and 6 statements, but in many cases there are significant differences in the methods and statements between the .NET objects (controls etc) supplied as part of the overall design package and their VB4-6 predecessors.

Mar 22 '12 #7

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