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Migrating to .NET: A Pragmatic Path to Visual Basic .NET, Visual C++ .NET, and ASP.NET by Meghana Deshpande, Manu Gupta, Narayana Rao Surapaneni, Prashant Halari, Dhananjay Katre

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Chapter 3. Visual Basic to Visual Basic .NET Migration Approach

As described in the previous chapter, the Visual Basic language has undergone major changes, and many new features have been incorporated to transform it into a true object-oriented language. Many keywords that led to unstructured programming have been removed from the language. Considering the amount of changes, it is necessary to assess if migrating Visual Basic applications to Visual Basic .NET is feasible. As discussed in Chapter 1 this activity is carried out during the assessment phase of migration.

This chapter will help the developers to make an assessment about migrating a Visual Basic application. It will also give an overview of the steps required for migrating Visual Basic ...

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