Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 11th Jun 2012 00:38 UTC, submitted by judgen
Windows "Microsoft recently extended 'It Just Works' compatibility for Visual Basic 6 applications through the full lifetime of Windows 8. Visual Basic 6 first shipped in 1998, so its apps will have at least 24 years of supported lifetime. Contrast that with the Microsoft .NET Framework 1.0 (2002), which is incompatible with Windows 7 (2009)."
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RE[4]: VB6.....
by snorkel1 on Mon 11th Jun 2012 19:50 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: VB6....."
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"I never had the chance to use Delphi but I had always wanted to... it did seem like a nice development environment. "

No time like now, check out Lazarus. It's outstanding.

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