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GeneralRe: Is visual basic dead? Pin
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MikeCO106-Nov-23 1:16
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Short answer is Nope.
I got flagged a couple of years ago on another forum for answering the same question about PHP. I said they would more than likely be dead before PHP Smile | :) That was apparently an offensive answer, lol.
Of course, the difference between VB and PHP is that VB.net is a semi-commercial venture by Microsoft, so at the end of the day, it is their call regarding its existence.
Codebase sizes for desktop apps are largely unknown with estimates being based on things like jobs and posted questions. While those two metrics have some relevance, they don't accurately depict the actual usage. For many of those applications, there's little difference between C# and VB. Heck, there's still a bunch of VB6 floating around that still does what it needs to do. Should it be? No, but it can be tough for some organizations to justify (or afford) the expense of converting to C# or even VB.net.
I wouldn't answer this question as strongly as I did the PHP one. The web has become mature enough to handle more apps that were relegated to desktop roles and I've seen more movement in that direction.
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