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First, What is Visual Basic?
We have VB (classic), VB-Script and VB (.Net)

The first one (VB Classic)is dead - the last version was released in 1999.
But it's coming back to live; google on TwinBasic and RadBasic.

The second one is dying (VB-Script) - Microsoft is phasing out this version of VB.
And I think that should have been done years ago, as it is only something to be used by Ransomware parties.

The third one (VB.Net).
Officially? It's alive.
Really? It's dead as the language is not evolving anymore.
But, just like for VB Classic, VB.Net is reviving.
There is a second implementation (Mercury), OpenSilver is 100% supporting VB.Net, enabling VB to do Xaml, WebAssembly and mobile, and former head of VB, Anthony D. Green has started to take up the task of supporting the VB language, adding language structs and features.

So, the answer is Yes and No.
Depending on what you think VB is and if Microsoft support defines dead.

As I see the projects outside Microsoft, VB classic and .Net both have a bright future.
But if you want to depend on MS only, they are both dead.
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