Summary

  • Microsoft Visual Basic 2008 has an extensive capability using the Microsoft .NET namespace to utilize FTPWebResponse, HTTPWebResponse, HTTPWebRequest, and many other classes that can communicate easily, securely, and directly with FTP or HTTP servers to read and write files.

  • Uploading and downloading data is a simple process of creating the specified request class object, setting security, and opening the URL.

  • Microsoft FTP Service and Microsoft IIS are two scaleable Enterprise solutions used by businesses around the world. You can use Visual Basic 2008 to write internal and external applications and services to talk to these services.

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