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Migrating VB 6.0 to VB 2005 - Useful Links

1. Visual Basic 6 Resource Center.

2. Upgrade Resources for Visual Basic 6.0 Developers can be found at the Visual Basic 6 Resource Center – Next Steps.This section provides resources on how to upgrade from Visual Basic 6.0 to Visual Basic .NET and Visual Basic 2005, including best practices and procedures.

3. Upgrade wizard for VB 6.0 to VB.NET

4. Upgrading to Visual Basic 2005

5. Upgrading Visual Basic 6.0 Applications to Visual Basic .NET and Visual Basic 2005

6. Visual Basic 6.0 Upgrade Samples. Download this set of four code samples that demonstrate techniques for upgrading from Visual Basic 6.0 to Visual Basic .NET.

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8. Upgrading Visual Basic 6.0 Applications to Visual Basic .NET and Visual Basic 2005 Guide. This guide is to provide you with the information you need to upgrade an application from Visual Basic 6.0 to Visual Basic .NET.

9. Visual Basic 6.0 to Visual Basic .NET Upgrade Assessment Tool. This tool is to analyze your Visual Basic 6.0 projects to determine what issues you will need to address to be able to upgrade. It also provides information about where to get help understanding each issue and the types of skills needed to address them.

10. Preparing Your Visual Basic 6.0 Applications for the Upgrade to Visual Basic 2005. This document provides recommendations for Visual Basic developers planning to upgrade their applications to Visual Basic 2005. It includes information on the Visual Basic 2005 Upgrade Tool and discusses architectural guidelines for enabling a smooth upgrade from Visual Basic 6 to Visual Basic 2005. (26 printed pages).

11. Free Book (VB 6.0 to VB.NET 2003 but still useful for VB 6.0 to VB.NET 2005) - Upgrading Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 to Microsoft Visual Basic .NET.

12. Using Visual Basic 6.0 and Visual Basic 2005 Together. Complete migration or upgrading of code is not always the best solution for Visual Basic 6.0 applications. Using the COM Interop features built into the .NET Framework, you can make Visual Basic 6.0 and Visual Basic 2005 work side-by-side in the same application in a process called VB Fusion. The VB Fusion section of VBRun, the Visual Basic 6.0 Resource Center provides more details, or you can check out the overview article, Visual Basic Fusion: Best Practices to Use Visual Basic 6 and Visual Basic .NET Together.


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14. Microsoft .NET Framework SDK QuickStart Tutorials.

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